NYTimes: No, You Do Not Have to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

But no one will listen. Everyone wants to believe in magic, even when the magic is funded by the bottled water industry. This lack of critical thinking by the public leads to so many contradictory ideas.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/25/upshot/no-you-do-not-have-to-drink-8-glasses-of-water-a-day.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

There is no science behind a formal, one-size-fits-all requirement of daily water consumption.

“ Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. ” – Arthur Schopenhauer

NYTimes: For Evolving Brains, a ‘Paleo’ Diet Full of Carbs

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/13/science/for-evolving-brains-a-paleo-diet-full-of-carbs.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

A new report suggests that our ancestors were able to fuel the evolution of our oversize brains by incorporating cooked starches into their diet.

“ Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. ” – Arthur Schopenhauer