Mentor, friend and inspiration. Bob is and will be missed. It was a privilege to know him, study under him and work with him.
Sometimes the records surprise us with the pithy quips of sijple people. These types of characters and these types of quotes are what drew me to this type of work.
Yeah, while I can take you in French. I can take you in Latin. Let’s see what you got!
As an essential foodstuff in sixteenth-century Geneva, the price of wine was, of course, regulated. Here we see in brief how that worked in 1556
A charming little bathroom book, found in the privies of La Fusterie in 1561. And yes, there is a pun in this summary
Dating has never been easy, but the eight-foot courting stick still used to separate New England couples into the 19th century made things both harder and easier.
Bio-impedance measures of bodyfat are not super accurate, but if used correctly, give consistent readings that give you a much better metric to measure that just bodyweight.
There’s a lot of research to sort through, but the short answer is that most people don’t need to take BCAAs and, if you do, you should keep the quantities moderate.
Most people in academia learn a style of writing that is great for precision, but terrible for persuasion, and those habits are deadly when it comes time procure grants, fellowships and jobs.
At a certain point this year I found myself frustrated and feeling like I wasn’t getting anywhere on several different projects, while at the same time feeling like I was working too much and not having enough fun. I needed motivation, and I needed priorities. I came up with something that helps me with both […]