Mary Roach, author of the weird sciency books Stiff, Gulp, and Bonk, should go on a comedy tour. Her research about human physiology is not simply regurgitated on the page. It is craftily masticated, suspensefully digested, and hilariously delivered for her readership to chew on. Outside of this blog, I write about evidence-based medicine. I do PubMed searches on things like “mycobacteria, prevalence, United States” and “typhoid fever, pathogenesis”. For her work, Mary Roach searches for things like “cadaveric, penis” and “kegeling, urine dribble”. Here are some fascinating curiosities of Mary Roach. Continue reading Chew on this: the curiosities of Mary Roach
It’s been a week since my iPhone met its new best friend. This bff sits on my wrist, taps me every once in a while, has a new set of animated emoji faces, and even tells me to get off my butt and stand up throughout the day. My phone’s new bestie is the newest tech trend–the Apple Watch.
After placing the order on pre-order day and being told that my watch would arrive in June, I was obviously bummed. Last week, a shipping notice arrived in my inbox, my watch would be arriving on April 24–the release day! I’ve had the watch for a week now and thought that enough of my friends might enjoy a little review. So here it is–the good, the bad, and the ugly.