Urban Archaeology, Photos, Mantra Meditation

Was surfing Wikipedia yesterday, and found that Science! says that among non-drug treatments for anxiety studied (a meta-analysis), they generally showed efficacy of similar magnitude, with one exception: Transcendental Meditation (TM) had outsized efficacy in reducing anxiety. (Wikipedia: Anxiolytic) Comparisons included Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and EEG Biofeedback. I scanned the TM article and it appears to be […]

Photos + One blueprint on quitting smoking

It is very true. To cut down, just 5 more minutes, just finding one more thing to do, before smoking, is the way to win. I would not recommend cutting down as a quitting strategy, but it is worth doing in its own right. I understand people who smoke in the house have much higher […]

Potato Gun Battle (New game/sport)

A potato gun involves a PVC pipe and a big can of butane for propellant, and potatos. Things that get stuck in your head and then coalesce into a whole idea in the shower. Drafts rules follow. Not sure of the ranges they have, so this may need to changed considerably. The opposing sides (assumed […]