It’s Time to Replace the Expression: “In the Blink of an Eye”

With something that's 20 times faster. Imagine driving down the highway five miles per hour, and someone passes you going 100 mph. I don't think anyone would be using that slower car as an example of a speed demon. So why do people insist on using the phrase "in the blink of an eye" as … Continue reading It’s Time to Replace the Expression: “In the Blink of an Eye”

I Guess Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Were Kind of Right

Back in 1962, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons came out with the song "Big Girls Don't Cry", which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAgQIb77UhU As it turns out, Frankie and company may have been on to something. Well, sort of. According to a poll of 2,004 Americans, men cry on … Continue reading I Guess Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Were Kind of Right

“I’ve Got to Write My Stupid Blog”

I heard myself saying that to my wife the other night, and I realized it wasn't the first time I've uttered those words. It was after 9:00 at night, I was tired, and I had no idea what I was going to write about. Unfortunately, that's a fairly common scenario (and now you know why … Continue reading “I’ve Got to Write My Stupid Blog”

I Don’t Know What’s Worse…

Doing research that seems to have no benefit, or writing a blog post about such research. Or a third possibility, which you may soon be guilty of dear reader - reading such a blog post 🙂 Scientists in France say they’ve have determined that a half-pint of beer may contain up to two million  bubbles. … Continue reading I Don’t Know What’s Worse…

Reader’s Choice – Choose Your Own Adventure

I was browsing through the Study Finds web site, seeing if there might be something worth writing about, and I was just overwhelmed by the number of possible topics. So rather than pick one and offer my take on the study, I thought I would just share a few headlines and let you pick which … Continue reading Reader’s Choice – Choose Your Own Adventure