I have a hungry belly and equally hungry mind. In “Chew on This”, I mull over my current curiosities with food for thought.
Confirmation bias is a devious cognitive error that gets between us and the truth. I explore the facts here.
Fact, Fiction, or Popular Opinion?: An Exploration Into the Dangers of Repost Culture and Confirmation Bias
Forget wacky conspiracy theories, corrupt politicians, and bad journalism. Confirmation bias and repost culture are the biggest threats to progress and truth-seeking that we are currently facing.
How have I been affording my travels around Australia without a working visa? My secrets, revealed!
“What am I doing with my life?” If this question gives you as much anxiety as it often gives to me, don’t miss this post!
For every birthday, I ask “The Birthday Questions.” Today, it’s my turn to take the hot seat!
“Live for the Now” is a current school of thought popular among young adults. But what about learning from the past and planning for the future? Here’s my two cents.
Should student loans be forgiven? I dive into the research to determine if student debt forgiveness is economically savvy or fiscally irresponsible.
Body positivity is inherently negative. It’s time to shift towards being self positive and towards what actually matters: You.
What is daily life in Tasmania like during COVID-19? Well, it’s pretty normal. I explore the hows and whys here.
Are modern times really that awful and was everything really better in the past? Lew Askegaard shares his insights on why the “good old days” weren’t so good after all.
What does “The World Is My Oyster!” really mean? Hint: It’s not what you think!
Is American politics completely irrational? Lew Askegaard is back to chat about politics and the brain to help us make sense of it all.
History repeats itself. But how can we learn from the past if we aren’t taught it or if we ignore it because it makes us uncomfortable?
The things that are “essential” allow provide food for the body, the things that are “nonessential” provide food for the soul. Here is a case for why my profession is “real.”
Why are so many humans afraid of bugs and spiders? I dive into what the research says and share my personal account of an epic battle with a New York City cockroach.
What was it like working on the New York COVID-19 front line? Here’s my story of chaos, confusion, and a delicious BEC bagel.
Ah yes, 2020, what a year. Rather than carry on about what I’ve lost, I want to share something I’ve gained: writing as an outlet. Enjoy my top 5 Frugal Foodies blog posts of 2020!
The true hallmark of a great dining experience is one that makes you smile with a fond nostalgia every time you think about it. So instead of sharing my best eats of 2020, I’m going to share with you my most significant eats. Enjoy!
New York City has taken me on quite the journey. It’s been amazing, terrible, uplifting, and defeating. And I’d do it all again.
Is Joe Biden’s Free College plan absolute genius or incredibly stupid? The academia expert (and my dad), Lew, weighs in.
Are kangaroos friend or food? I dive into both sides of the kangaroo industry here!
Appearance matters. It always has, and it always will. From admiring the biggest, burliest hunter 20,000 years ago, to bowing down to a gold-laden queen at the turn of the millennium, to double tapping a post on Instagram, homo sapiens have always put stock in external appearance. Tastes shift to match changing values, and today…
Are flat rate unemployment checks effective and efficient or financially reckless and irresponsible?
Are masks an infringement on freedom? Here is some food for thought on the subject.
Should you really eat more chicken? Click here to learn about where Chick-fil-A is putting it’s dollars… the answer may surprise you.
The false perception of the wet markets is a classic example of how we can’t believe everything we are told. Learn more here.
A look into what a protest in NYC is really like.
Perhaps the answer to equality needs to start with looking in the mirror.
Fighting an uphill battle is a rarely a wise strategy. Perhaps it’s time to embrace the down…
Things suck. I get it. Here are three things to do to make it a bit more bearable, and a bit of food for thought on this whole debacle.
Every year for every birthday, I ask a series of questions. Now I guess it’s that time for me to answer!
An account of a fascinating conversation I had at a bar in Beijing. We talked politics, guns, and culture, and I got the real Chinese perspective.
Check out three of my all time favorite travel experiences!
The world’s setback is offering you one of life’s most valuable assets: time. Here are 6 things you can do to turn Covid-19 from an enemy to a friend.
Chewing on the idea of whether or not it should be legal to sell a kidney.
Instagram is changing the world of food one trend at time. Outrageous concoctions of oozing, artery clogging goodness have taken over Instagram as foodies, influences, and everyone in between seek out extreme, beautiful food in the “do it for the likes” mantra. Products like milkshakes topped with whole pieces of cake (thanks BlackTap), pizza topped with little…
Feeding a Hungry Mind
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