Weekend Mashup

Here is the latest Weekend Mashup a collection of interesting articles and information that won’t get a post of their own.

First up, Jean Claude Van Damme. I love this ad. I will admit to paying money to see JCVD movies in my youth. Why not? They were terrible movies but he f**ked s**t up which appealled to me at the time.Lately I have been enjoying Korean action movies which feel like an odd blend of Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Sam Peckinpaugh.


Walking in Washington DC and Beyond

Walking rules! Everyone should be walking 10,000- 15,000 steps a day for optimal health.


The Truth About Long Hair

I don’t know if this is true but I don’t care. I wrote something about it a while ago but couldn’t find it when I searched. The idea that our hair is a sense organ makes intuitive sense and the anecdote about the Indian trackers and the military would be pretty amazing if it is true. It is hard to trust articles that mention studies but don’t link to them. But I still like the possibility.


Stroke Had a New Indicator


My father had a massive stroke at right around the age I am now. My brother witnessed it and likely saved his with his quick response. It is incredible the difference in the liklihood of recovery based on when a stroke is diagnosed. Learn this tips and you never know when they might come in handy.


And finally,

Mentally Strong People

I like lists on the internet. I’m not big on making them in my life but I read them all the time and have written a few for blog posts. This list of things that mentally strong people avoid is appealing. I have been talking to my kids about the fear of change lately. It can be crippling and serves very little purpose.


Sunday Morning Music: The Beatles
Kinesthetic Awareness and Proprioception