Backstage, Ryan Shadrick Wilson, General Counsel at Partnership for a Healthier America, discusses a public health crisis revolving around food and consumption. She shares what can be done to promote healthier eating habits in America along with some alarming statistics that are motivators to make change.
You can find her stage presentation on the subject here.
How The Elements Got Their Names
Have you ever wondered where all those funny names on the periodic table came from? What the heck does “praseodymium” actually mean, anyway?
I’ve got you covered in this week’s video. Here’s the history and etymology of all the names on the periodic table! From Actinium (Greek for “ray”) to Zirconium (Persian “zargun” or “gold-colored”) I’ve got ya covered.
Oh, and I made it rhyme, because why not?
Just a heads up that I’m going to attempt changing the kinds of posts on this blog. In the past, it’s always been things that have caught my eye. No real theme or anything.
Since I’m studying public health, I’m going to use this blog to focus moreso on topics, news, and research in that field. I’m sure I’ll still have posts about things that catch my eye but I may speak briefly about different topics I learn in class. Anyways, hope all is well with you!
The beautiful United States of America.
America the beautiful! :)
awkward question for mayim
I’ll just leave this here.
I’m so glad she answered it this way too.
this woman has a PhD in neuroscience, like…
Why should your heart not dance?
Week One of Classes: Complete!
Well folks, this semester is gearing up to be something else! Meaning lots of research projects, group work, papers, reading, discussions. Got to get my head in the game and dominate!
I have some great professors that will push me to learn about public health and I am looking forward to learning new concepts. Plus I am interested in all the topics covered in my classes this semester. Each class is bringing something useful that I know I can use in the workforce!
Here’s to the new semester! :)
Here I am in the cold of January with my pot of tea on the stove and very rarely have my neighbors and I experienced these low temperatures. It got me thinking today about the idea “Just because I CAN do it, doesn’t mean that I SHOULD do it”. I just had this crazy idea of running around outside in shorts, not the best idea. But I can do it.
I’ve always had everything I’ve ever wanted; and I say this gratefully and not arrogantly. It got me to questioning the different aspects I have in my life, that I don’t need or that add very little to my happiness. I know there are tons of people in the world that would love to have the life and opportunities I’ve been given.
I’d like to live up to the blessings I have and not waste any of them.
Maybe to you this idea transfers to being more frugal with finances this month, or a small indulgence for you or family; maybe you work towards that 5K or writing a novel. Whatever it is, let it be something that gives you happiness, not just something you can do to pass time. But do something that you feel you should be doing, a driven opportunity to explore or grow in your life.
As for me, I will indulge in my tea and re-center, for tomorrow the morning brings new life and passions.
-John F. Kennedy
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