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June 22, 2010

Facebook is Making Me Stupid

Filed under: Politics,Whimsy,Wisdom and Trivia — billcutshall @ 11:33 am
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I should qualify that.  Facebook is making me stupid-ER and I am sure it is the “status update’s” fault.  I used to think.  I used to try to string ideas and concepts together into coherent points, arguments, hypotheses, ideas, and sometimes even fiction.  Now I simply dump snippets of stuff into my Facebook status and move on with the rest of my day.  It’s making me rusty; a fact that attempting to write this paragraph serves to painfully illuminate.  I need to do something about that. (more…)

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December 16, 2008

Wisdom and Trivia – High-fructose Corn Syrup is Bad for You, Fatty

Filed under: Wisdom and Trivia — billcutshall @ 1:22 pm
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I hate telling people “I have no idea” especially concerning current issues.  When I run across something that makes an impact on my life that I know nothing about I am compelled to research it until I have a feeble grasp of the issues at hand.  In order to put my compulsion to use I am going to start writing “Wisdom and Trivia” so that others can bore people at parties as effectively as I am able to.

I will start with “what is so bad about high-fructose corn syrup?”

Eating food sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup will make you fat.  So will eating foods sweetened with sugar. (more…)

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