Alexander Argirakis

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For beginners, a guide to cooking all types of meat

As with many parents of teens, I am on a mission to teach my boys life skills. They are incredibly capable of catching a baseball, landing a flip on a trampoline and riding a bike without hands, but in five and six years, when they head off to college, will they have the broader skills they need to …

BBQ

Six Continents, One Country: Why it's Time to Check Out this European Secret

If, for some reason, you were forced to point out Montenegro on a map, it's more likely than not that your high school geography skills would fail …

European Travel

The next president will likely face a recession

The next president of the United States has to prepare for a crisis, an economic one.<p>The U.S. is overdue for a recession. The economy has been growing for seven years now. The average Post World War II expansion cycle lasts less than five years, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research.<p>…

Economics

Yes, Bacon Has Been Linked to Cancer AGAIN - Here's What You Need to Know

Read this before you freak out.<p>A new report from two major research groups just linked processed meat - including everyone’s favourite, bacon - to …

Emergent Layers, Chapter 4: Some Speculation About the Future

<i>This is the final essay in our Emergent Layers series at Social Capital. To start at the beginning, please</i> <i>head here</i><i>.</i><p>In Part 1, we looked at the …

Study Shows How LSD Mimics Infant's Mind as Ego Dissolves

A groundbreaking series of experiments show how LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) alters the operation of the brain. Scientists gave LSD to 20 healthy …

Consciousness

Fuckers Who Curse a Lot Aren't Stupid, Says Science

A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.<p>Good news, assholes: All those cockheads who have been telling you for years that curse words are a sign of poor breeding, low intelligence, and a shitty command of the English language should shut …

How to Solve Any Problem By Asking 5 Questions | Inc.com

This is one of those deceptively simple, problem-solving, life-hacking things that seems to good to be true--until it actually makes sense and pays off.<p>It has its roots in the management practices at Toyota, and it's examined in a new book by Charles Dihigg of The New York Times called <i>Smarter</i> …

Toyota Production System

A big fat shame: the problems with criticising someone’s weight

People come in all shapes and sizes. The human body has a tremendous capacity for variation, which is why everyone looks different. Someone may be happy with how they look, they may feel they need some serious changes, or somewhere in between, but all things being equal the only opinion that should …

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