Category: Komono

Bad (Poem)

Bad By Nathan Corliss Sun is bad Salt is bad Fat is bad Placebos don’t work Sexuality to be shuddered Hand sanitizer is good Petrochemicals, also bad Peace is not profitable Shoes are to be fashionable and must offer significant cushioning and support Yoga is woowoo Meditation is also woowoo Humans can’t change Never change,

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Oakfive’s Most Read Articles of 2018

Hi All, if you’re reading this, thank you for visiting oakfive.com. 🤗 This article is a countdown of the most read articles of the last year on Oakfive.com according to Google Analytics*. In late 2017 I launched “oakfive” on blogspot. In March 2018 I made the switch to WordPress.com for blog hosting, and consider that

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8 Ways to Cure the Common Cold

Beat the common cold with these 8 tips Eat and drink fermented food (kimchi, sauerkraut, kombucha, etc.) The boost in probiotics from these foods could support your immune system. Avoid added sugar – I think there’s a strong correlation between the rise of the common cold and increased sugar intake over the holidays. Sugar is

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7 Podcasts to Binge on this December

Available wherever you get your podcasts, these are the ones that have been keeping me company recently: Bear Brook Three bodies are found in a plastic barrel near a state park in rural New Hampshire. How and why did they get there? The full podcast is ready for download. The Dream Wow – listen for

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The “Grandma vs Baby” Self Driving Car Thought Experiment is a Farce

The MIT technology review recently published the findings of a thought experiment: Given only two choices should a self driving car run over a grandma, or a baby? https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612341/a-global-ethics-study-aims-to-help-ai-solve-the-self-driving-trolley-problem/ Thought experiments are fun. Heck, they can be an important philosophical exercise to help us uncover what we really value. This MIT ethics study showed that

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