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How I Quantified Myself - IEEE Spectrum

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Friday, September 7, 2012
Category: Health


whether your problem is migraines or mood swings, you can keep track of your ailment with a consumer device that costs around US $100. As these health-and-wellness gadgets proliferate, a “quantified self” movement is gaining strength: It’s attracting athletes, fitness buffs, data lovers, hypochondriacs, and people just trying to lose some weight.

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Beyond a joke: the truth about why we laugh Books The Observer

Friday, September 7, 2012
Category: Behavior


In our politically correct, feel-good, be-happy time we are shielded from " and underestimate " the dark side of laughter that was better known to the ancients. If you think laughter is benign, be aware that laughter is present during the worst atrocities, from murder, rape and pillage in antiquity to the present.

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