Wow – This Ivy League School Is Really Lowering Its Standards…

I received the following email today: Hi Jim, The University of Pennsylvania has an opening for a Research Track Associate and/or Full Professor Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition in their Philadelphia, PA location. We thought you might be interested in this opportunity. To explore this further you'll find more details and the application instructions … Continue reading Wow – This Ivy League School Is Really Lowering Its Standards…

Peanut Butter and Jelly – a Marriage Made in Heaven

They say you should write about what you know. Well, here goes. I've been eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for over 50 years. According to Wikipedia, a 2002 survey showed the average American will have eaten 1,500 PB&J sandwiches before graduating from high school. (I wonder if it's just as popular outside the U.S. … Continue reading Peanut Butter and Jelly – a Marriage Made in Heaven

Woody Allen Predicted This Week’s News Story about Red Meat, 46 Years Ago

Bradley Johnston, an epidemiologist at Dalhousie University in Canada, is the lead author of a new study that is challenging the near-universal recommendation to cut back on red meatĀ for health reasons. The research was published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine and contained a controversial accompanying recommendation from scientists, suggesting that adults continue eating … Continue reading Woody Allen Predicted This Week’s News Story about Red Meat, 46 Years Ago

What’s Your “Big Bath”?

In business, there is a practice known as Big Bath accounting. The way the practice works is that when a company is having a bad year financially, it will opt to do everything it can to make it look as bad as possible. This may involve delaying revenue for the current year until the following … Continue reading What’s Your “Big Bath”?