In the 1300s, a chief justice in the British courts used John Doe and Richard Roe to refer to the plaintiff and defendant, respectively, in a hypothetic ruling about land possession. The tradition of using those names has stuck.
Daily meditation increases the volume of gray matter in the hippocampus a Harvard study shows. More gray matter indicates enhanced brain function.
Researchers tracking more than 1400 adults for 21 years noted that avid coffee drinking is associated with a lower risk of cognitive decline. Three to five cups a day are the sweet spot.
My next novel has a heroine named Tesla and a brother named Edison….
Electric car maker Tesla Motors (s TSLA) has temporarily idled production at its factory in Fremont, California, reports the San Jose Mercury News. It will use the almost two week downtime to increase production of its Model S sedan car, and to make way for manufacturing of its upcoming Model X, crossover SUV, minivan. Tesla plans to deliver 35,000 Model S cars this year, with a goal of 1,000 per week and the first Model X cars will be delivered in early 2015. Production will resume on August 4.
ScienceDaily April 2014 reports that Harvard did a study showing 11% less chance of getting Type 2 Diabetes when they drank an extra cup of coffee every day. Decaf or regular. Drink up, my friends.
Harvard University scientists have found that people had an 11 % less chance of getting type II diabetes when they drank an extra cup of coffee daily for four years. ScienceDaily.com April 24, 2014
Drink up, my friends