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Learning to empty my cup
Learning to empty my cup

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Lack of sleep = brain eating itself...
The brain starts to eat itself after chronic sleep deprivation

Burning the midnight oil may well burn out your brain. The brain cells that destroy and digest worn-out cells and debris go into overdrive in mice that are chronically sleep-deprived. In the short term, this might be beneficial – clearing potentially harmful debris and rebuilding worn circuitry might protect healthy brain connections. But it may cause harm in the long term, and could explain why a chronic lack of sleep puts people at risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological disorders, says Michele Bellesi of the Marche Polytechnic University in Italy.

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What a cool guy!
And...your moment of Zen.

RIP Roger Moore. 
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Breast cancer study finds strong links between lifestyle choices and risk

Cancer experts say they're increasingly confident that at least two lifestyle choices can affect a woman's risk of getting breast cancer: drinking alcohol and exercising. Just one alcoholic drink each day is enough to boost breast cancer risk, according to a comprehensive new report published Tuesday. Vigorous exercise, by contrast, can decrease the risk in both pre- and postmenopausal women.

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This is definitely a problem. How do we know? The absolute deluge of new college students who need remedial classes. Even those with good grades from good schools.

High Schools Are Hooked on Online Learning to Boost Graduate Rates—and Many Are Becoming Diploma Mills in the Process - Slate
https://apple.news/AxVLSXiflQ56VrxWKbW7zyQ

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Cards against IT...

https://info.varonis.com/cards

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Do the 'laws of physics apply to goats?
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this #neuroscience / #neurobiology article is overflowing with so many exciting points primarily regarding the #lymphatic and #glymphatic systems that both buttress and accompany the wealth of pragmatic wisdom in Dr. John Medina's NYT bestseller, Brain Rules (G+ doesn't allow for underlining right now @ MLA buffs); it immediately reminded me of an inspiring study in his Exercise chapter about "turning Jim into Frank." 

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