Category Archive: Uncategorized

Sep 09

Funny Buddha Discourses: The Wilderness Dweller

Have you ever wondered whether you have what it takes to go on retreat in the wilderness? Well the Buddha has some advice for you, which description do you match? “Endowed with (any of) four qualities, a monk isn’t fit to stay in isolated forest and wilderness lodgings. Which four? He is endowed with thoughts …

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Mar 30

Russell Westbrook’s Paleo Diet

Russell Westbrook is having an historic NBA season.  The Oklahoma City point guard is averaging 31.8 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists per game. That’s right, he is averaging a triple-double. A stat line that was thought to be impossible in the modern NBA. The high flying guard also eats a clean diet that is …

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Mar 22

Tsimane Tribe of Amazon Have World’s Healthiest Hearts

  The Tsimane tribe, natives of the Bolivian Amazon have the healthiest hearts ever to be extensively examined by researchers, according to a new study published in The Lancet. The Tsimane have lower rates of blood pressure, lower heart rates, lower cholesterol, and lower blood sugar than the rest of the world. The researchers traveled to Bolivia …

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Mar 20

UN – World’s Happiest Countries 2017

The United Nations came out with its annual report on the world’s happiest countries. There is a new number one, with Norway upsetting the defending champion Denmark.   The rankings are based on survey participants answering a simple question: “Please imagine a ladder, with steps numbered from 0 at the bottom to 10 at the …

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Mar 06

John Oliver Interviews the Dalai Lama

Enjoy this hilarious conversation between the ever-funny John Oliver and always charming Dalai Lama.  

Feb 08

The Awakened Ape Now Available on Paperback

My book the Awakened Ape is now available on paperback. It’s 280 pages, yet people have been telling me they are finishing it one sitting! Check it out. The Awakened Ape – paperback

Nov 20

Are We Really the Smartest Species?

Homo sapiens are regarded as far and away the smartest species on the planet. So much so, that religious people have thought for centuries that man’s place in the universe is something special. Even, that the universe must in some way be created for us. No other species has the control over nature that we …

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Jun 03

Correlation Between IQ and Obesity

    Look at this stunning graph showing the correlation between childhood intelligence and Body Mass at age 51. Those with the highest IQ’s were the skinniest and those with the lowest IQ’s were by far the fattest.

May 28

Ben Franklin on the Superior Quality of Life of the Indians

Here are some more quotes from Ben Franklin in the happiness, ease and tranquility of Indian life.     ” To those who remained behind, it was often rumored that those who had gone over to the Indians had been “captured.” While some captives were taken, more often the whites took up Indian life without …

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