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Epigenetic Transformation: You Are What Your Grandparents Ate: Pamela Peeke

Epigenetic Transformation: You Are What Your Grandparents Ate: Pamela Peeke

 

Dr. Peeke is an internationally renowned physician, scientist, expert and speaker in integrative medicine. Acclaimed as one of America’s top physicians, Dr. Peeke is a Pew Foundation Scholar in Nutrition and Metabolism, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland and Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She was the first senior research fellow at the National Institutes of Health Office of Alternative Medicine, studying the effects of chronic stress on the human body. She is WebMD’s lifestyle expert, co-host of RadioMD’s HER radio show, and a popular in-studio medical commentator for the national networks and media. 

A New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Peeke’s latest release, The Hunger Fix, is the first consumer book describing the newly emerging science of food, addiction and epigenetics. Dr. Peeke is founder of the Peeke Performance Center for Healthy Living, guiding people through the mental and physical transformations of their life journeys. 

A Time Traveller’s Primer: Ryan North

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Ryan North is the author of the long-running Dinosaur Comics (qwantz.com), the acclaimed Adventure Time comic series (kaboom-studios.com), and the recordbreaking To Be Or Not To Be: That Is The Adventure (hamletbook.com) a choose-your-own-path re-imagining of Hamlet. He also coedited the bestselling Machine of Death anthology (machineofdeath.net).

He studied Computational Linguistics at U of T (utoronto.ca). He is 32 years old and lives in Toronto with his wife and dog, Noam Chompsky (chompsky.tumblr.com).

Myths and misconceptions about evolution – Alex Gendler

Myths and misconceptions about evolution – Alex Gendler

How does evolution really work? Actually, not how some of our common evolutionary metaphors would have us believe. For instance, it’s species, not individual organisms, that adapt to produce evolution, and genes don’t “want” to be passed on — a gene can’t want anything at all! Alex Gendler sets the record straight on the finer points of evolution.

 

 

Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man of math – James Earle

Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man of math – James Earle

What’s so special about Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man? With arms outstretched, the man fills the irreconcilable spaces of a circle and a square — symbolizing the Renaissance-era belief in the mutable nature of humankind. James Earle explains the geometric, religious and philosophical significance of this deceptively simple drawing.

 

All progress depends on the unreasonable man – George Bernard Shaw

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All progress depends on the unreasonable man – George Bernard Shaw

Life is a splendid torch – George Bernard Shaw

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Life is a splendid torch – George Bernard Shaw

All truths begin as blasphemies – George Bernard Shaw

A life spent making mistakes is honourable – George Bernard Shaw

 

A life spent making mistakes is honourable – George Bernard Shaw

If you love life, don’t waste time – Bruce Lee

 

If you love life, don’t waste time – Bruce Lee

I create opportunities – Bruce Lee

I create opportunities – Bruce Lee