And health extension: interesting new web site. Note that one of the founders is Gary Hudson.
…is the new sixty.
I’m glad that I don’t feel my age. I was having some new lower-back pain, probably sciatica, in the spring, that I was afraid was going to be a permanent feature of life, but it seems to have healed.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have figured out how to slow it, with existing approved drugs.
We could save lives by getting rid of it.
Like calorie counting, low fat, and cholesterol, BMI is junks science.
Some links and thoughts from Instapundit:
We need to take a serious look at how we select these people. Our current method is not working.
Well, it’s working for them. For now.
[Update a few minutes later]
OK, Bob Mueller is looking worse and worse:
Four top lawyers hired by Mueller have contributed tens of thousands of dollars over the years to the Democratic Party and Democratic candidates, including former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump’s 2016 opponent, Hillary Clinton.
One of the hires, Jeannie Rhee, also worked as a lawyer for the Clinton Foundation and helped persuade a federal judge to block a conservative activist’s attempts to force Bill and Hillary Clinton to answer questions under oath about operations of the family-run charity.
Campaign-finance reports show that Rhee gave Clinton the maximum contributions of $2,700 in 2015 and again last year to support her presidential campaign. She also donated $2,300 to Obama in 2008 and $2,500 in 2011. While still at the Justice Department, she gave $250 to the Democratic National Committee Services Corp.
Rhee also has contributed to a trio of Democratic senators: Mark Udall of New Mexico, Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island.
Congress should ask him to testify about this.
There was an interesting conference in New York last week (that I would have liked to attend if it had been in my budget). It’s still hard to raise money for it, because modern philanthropists don’t know the history, and can’t conceive of anyone but NASA doing such things, but I think that this is the future.
[Update a while later]
Sorry, added missing link.
I hadn’t realized what a piece of work he was.