Google Inbox Features And Flaws

I have been using Google Inbox Beta for a three weeks now on my iPhone and I’m mostly disappointed. I want to like Google’s new take on email management, but I’m afraid I’ve found Google Inbox to be extremely tedious and unhelpful. There are some winning features here, but many of the would-be advantages are lost due ...

World’s Longest Living People

50 Secrets of the World’s Longest Living People Some time closer to 2005 I was reading a book called 50 Secrets of the World’s Longest Living People. Although I don’t agree with everything it claims, it is an interesting take on health. Here are a few notes I took while reading the book: Okinawa Around ...

Alton Brown Diet

It is the start of the new year and a lot of folks are choosing to double their efforts at losing weight with their New Year’s resolutions. This seems like a perfect time to post the following treasure that originally aired January 4th, 2010. (That’s 5 years ago to the day.) There’s an episode of Good Eats named ...

How Using Tinder Led Me to Help Slaughter 61 Turkeys (for Thanksgiving)

How Using Tinder Led Me to Help Slaughter 61 Turkeys (for Thanksgiving)
A Guest Article by Gregory Pappas Tinder is one of many dating apps you can use on phones and tablets. (What’s Tinder?) Personally, I abhor dating apps or websites, because they tend to remove the process of learning about someone in person, which is critical. I believe that the more you find out about someone ...

What Melatonin Feels Like

If you haven’t had a good night of sleep in a while, you’ve probably forgotten what Melatonin feels like.  Melatonin is the counter-regulatory hormone to cortisol and is largely responsible for the sleepy feeling you get to prepare you for bed. In healthy individuals, melatonin release occurs at sundown and steadily gets stronger until you ...

Installing New WiFi card into Hackintosh

I have a Dell Latitude e6510 laptop which came with a Broadcom 1501 wireless card which is completely incompatible with a hackintosh installation. I can tell you definitively after hours of research that the only solution to this problem is to replace the wireless “card” with a compatible model. The desirable model for me was ...

Solved Mac OS X 10.8.5 WiFi failure with Simple Rollback

I was experiencing major problems with the Mac OS X 10.8.5 update I solved them by rolling back to 10.8.0 (via USB stick) and then updating manually to 10.8.4. Symptoms after updating from 10.8.4 to 10.8.5: Mac OS is slower to boot up Keyboard and mouse and external USB devices do not work for 10 ...

Re: Weight Loss

Here’s an email I’m turning into a blog post on losing body fat. Feel free to refer to it as the Reinhart Dietary Protocol. If it starts trending I’ll make an official page for it so people know how to find it if it gets tweaked in the future. To the best of my knowledge, ...

Hedonic Treadmill Access Granted

I updated my phone from an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 5s. I managed to move all apps, contacts, data, everything, except audio. Why no audio Apple? It was a huge disappointment that I couldn’t transfer the audio from my old phone to the new one without syncing with a PC that is in storage ...

Capturing Decision Energy

Capturing Decision Energy
It is always advisable to capture any decisions you make so that you don’t have to keep making the decisions over and over again. If I find my mind wandering about a project, I also find that my mind is trying to solve the problem. I let it. Any new information about that project that has been generated (e.g. who to call, next ...
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