Monthly Archives: September 2015

Entry 495: Heads or Tales?

In July of 2013, I introduced my readers to one Dr. Sergio Canavero, an Italian surgeon who claimed that it was theoretically possible to transplant a human head. Well, now he’s getting ready to put his theory where his mouth … Continue reading

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Entry 494: I Want to Believe…and Remember

Hallen Residence Irvington, NY May 20, 2002 Voice Over: It was a Monday evening, a cold day for late May. There was no traffic getting home from work, which was not unusual, because I worked at home. Yet I was tired; … Continue reading

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Entry 493: Somewhere Over the Doritos

One of the biggest marketing trends in recent years has been in affinity products–packaging that appeals to consumers’ interests in case one of those interests doesn’t happen to be the actual product. One of the first categories in this area … Continue reading

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Entry 492: Too Stupid to Time Travel

So 60 Minutes, the TV news magazine and Vanity Fair, the naked-pregnant-Demi Moore-on-the-cover magazine, have teamed up to conduct a survey about one of the most pressing issues of the day. They didn’t care what Americans thought about the presidential … Continue reading

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Entry 491: WARNING–Thou Mayeth Be Offended

So one morning this week, I was online, scrolling through the latest breaking news in order to keep up on the issues and events that shape our lives: “Russia Positioning Tanks at Syria Airfield.” “Rare Lung Disease on the Rise … Continue reading

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Entry 490: Anti-Septic

Readers often ask me why this blog is called “The Upsizers.”* The reason is that it began as a chronicle of my wife Barbara and me moving to our first real standalone house despite being advanced in years and behind … Continue reading

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Entry 489: Why Dogs Don’t Go to Confession

Welcome to another edition of “Stupid Canine Studies Conducted By Researchers Who Have Never Seen a Dog in the Real World.” I’ve previously covered actual studies that… Purported to find that dogs can only remember stuff for two minutes. Tried … Continue reading

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