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Effects of the 2010 US Health Care Bill Explained – Gulf Stream Blues

// March 29th, 2010 // No Comments » // Health, Learning, Sign of the times

So, we’re pretty much at the beginning of this health care reform thing here in the United States.
Here’s an incredibly well written, layman’s explanation from a person that seems to have a solid bead on the ways of the world…

The US healthcare bill explained – Gulf Stream Blues

Snake oil?

// March 26th, 2010 // No Comments » // Health, Learning, Science

Does fish oil really offer tangible health benefits?  Does aloe vera have powers beyond the skin?  You can learn the answers to these questions, and more, with the interactive wonders at Information is Beautiful.

Click here to visit the “Snake Oil?” interactive exhibit

MIT For Free

// February 5th, 2010 // No Comments » // Learning, Science

If you’re the type of person that likes to soak up knowledge, then this is for you.  MIT offers course materials online at no cost (you don’t earn college credits either) through their OpenCourseWare program.  At 1900+ courses (and growing), the breadth of course material is astounding.