I hate to say this, but it's a position I've come to after resisting for years. I go all the way back to hundreds of hours played of the original Civilization, and I respect the franchise so much. But I am forced to admit that after the first 200 turns or so, I get bored to tears by the game these days. Too much… » 10/23/14 7:30pm 10/23/14 7:30pm

True or false: flu vaccines are less effective than vaccines for rarer diseases because, with so many infections a year, the virus mutates and evolves more quickly, making the antibodies you develop less likely to counteract the particular strain of influenza you might encounter. » 10/23/14 8:36am 10/23/14 8:36am

I'm writing a thing about it. I waited forever for this book and I really wanted to love it. I really, legitimately did. (And I'm tempted not to say anything because everybody will just assume I'm a hater for going against the grain on it.) But I find the mannered style to be almost unreadable, even while I understand… » 10/21/14 5:41pm 10/21/14 5:41pm