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As much as I want it to be true, chocolate does not improve cognitive function. An excellent example of the "ecological fallacy." (EpiAnalysis)
Break out your critical thinking skills for this post, but also read it for more reasons to ditch overpriced cereal. (RealDose Nutrition, via La Vie au Zoo)
Got some unsalted butter and a firm attitude? Homemade Ghee. (The Messy Baker)
One of those dishes you can’t get enough of: Marinated Eggplant with Mint and Capers. (A Thought For Food)
Unsolicited book recommendation of the week: Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman. I spent the past week reading and taking careful notes from Seligman's well-known and well-regarded book, and I can't recommend it highly enough. It's about learning to change your internal "explanatory style" when thinking about setbacks in life. An excellent and extremely practical book.
When it comes to investing, never be guilty of "first-level thinking." (The Brooklyn Investor)
Mental illness is up six-fold since 1955. Why? (Mangan's Adventures in Reaction)
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