Archive for March, 2012

Trending on Mondays

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Trending on Mondays

Why is my site more popular on Mondays?

overmedicalized, poorly educated Americans

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

The money we spend on health care is money we don’t spend educating our children, or investing in infrastructure, scientific research and defense spending. So if what this means is we ultimately have overmedicalized, poorly educated Americans competing with China, that’s not a very good investment.

Uwe Reinhardt, quoted in Why an MRI costs $1,080 in America and $280 in France

Rave on

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

This is actually a scan of an old 35mm negative. I took this photo back in 1998 at a rave in my hometown, long before I knew how to handle my camera. But I’ve always loved the effect, though I think it looked better printed on glossy photo paper than it does scanned.