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Mastery: Self-help for Non-dummies

Aikido teacher George Leonard's book is a classic text that identifies the heart of living an intentional life. Read More »

KIDS WHO KILL – Interview with Dr. Helen Smith

An autopsy of a badly broken social system by a forensic psychologist, the creator of the documentary Six. Read More »

Diet Doctor Knocks Noggin, Expires

Dr. Robert C. Atkins, 72, the low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet guru, died several days after suffering a severe head injury during a fall: Atkins died Thursday at the New York Weill-Cornell Medical Center after falling on an icy sidewalk April 8, said his spokesman, Richard Rothstein. He underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain. Atkins first advocated his ... Read More »

The Myth of the “Quarterlife Crisis”

Why, Georgia, John Mayer was wrong Read More »

The Demon in the Freezer – Richard Preston

Chilling. Terrifying. Definately not the book to read (as I did) the week before your four-year old comes down with chicken pox. A worthy follow-up to his previous work The Hot Zone, The Demon in the Freezer tackles smallpox, giving you a truely unsettling look at the disease, it’s horrifying course through infected victims, it’s history, it’s painstaking eradication by ... Read More »

Eddie Vedder, Thoughtful Statesman

Eddie Vedder's ritualistic destruction of a picture of the president onstage constitutes a thoughtful political statement from a mature adult whose ideas about politics deserve to be taken seriously. Read More »


I haven’t seen “Porn Star” yet, it is just out this week on DVD, but Ron Jeremy is doing a promo tour this weekend with a couple of autograph sessions at HMV here in Toronto. While it seems weird to get an ugly guy with a big prick to sign your DVD, just because, well, he’s an ugly guy with ... Read More »

The Colic Cure

Dr. Harvey Karp's miracle colic cure Read More »

What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About Nutritional Medicine May Be Killing You By Ray D. Strand, MD.

Dr. Strand graduated from the University of Colorado Medical School and finished his post-graduate training at Mercy Hospital in San Diego, California. He has practiced family medicine for the past 30 years. His focus for the last seven years has been on nutritional medicine after realizing the dramatic effect nutritional supplements had on his ailing wife. He is an advocate ... Read More »

Peeling Away the Fig Leaf

Embracing the red-headed stepchildren of the medical world. Read More »