Science, you’re just so cool. A new study found that beards block 90 to 95 percent of UV rays, thereby slowing the aging process and reducing the risk of skin cancer. Got asthma? Pollens and dust simply get stuck in that lustrous facial hair. Additionally, all that hair retains moisture and protects against the wind, keeping you looking young and fresh-faced. What’s more, shaving is usually … Continue reading

Just an average day here at Sherpaa…

Client: My OBGYN is having trouble getting my prescription approved. I’ve been on my OCP (oral contraceptive pills) for 8 years, and my insurance company says they don’t cover it. Could you please let me know what the cost of this will be? (monthly). There is NO generic form of this drug available, and I certainly don’t want to switch at this stage. I’d appreciate … Continue reading Just an average day here at Sherpaa…

External link to Parkinson’s law of triviality

Parkinson’s law of triviality

Organizations give disproportionate weight to trivial issues. Parkinson demonstrated this by contrasting the triviality of the cost of building a bike shed in contrast to an atomic reactor. The time spent on any item of the agenda will be in inverse proportion to the sum involved. A reactor is used because it is so vastly expensive and complicated that an average person cannot understand it, so one … Continue reading Parkinson’s law of triviality

I can’t stop listening to this record, especially this song. And some weird randomness…my friend Jessie, who works at the wine shop around the corner from me is the guitarist and my friend Christina is the woman on the cover in the background. Overlapping networks always entertain me. Continue reading

malformalady: Yoko Ono has tweeted this image of John Lennon’s bloodstained glasses together with a message about how many people have been killed by guns in the U.S. since his death. The message reads: Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the U.S.A since John Lennon was shot on December 8, 1980. Continue reading