Mindfulness/Meditation Apps: My Top 3

In a world where every glance at our electronic devices can send us into an inescapable endorphin loop of newsfeed scrolling, where every new Netflix series must be binged to completion the week it comes out, and where every online advertisement is memetically engineered to target our individual brainstems, we need a reliable way to snap ourselves…

Infographics! Health Food?!?

Check out this New York Times graph for a comparison of how healthy experts think foods are, versus how healthy the public thinks they are. The key findings? Avoid coconut oil laden granola bars…

Every Monument Needs a Plaque

Usually that plaque is an ornamental tablet to identify and illuminate, but lately the monuments of Washington D.C. have been seeing the other kind–living biofilms that stick to their surfaces and are causing quite a bit of confusion. The fact is, we know relatively little about many biofilms. They are complex microbiomes made of many…