CatchThis Blog / health

Mark Skoultchi

October 11, 2012

Narcissism is healthy if expressed in numbers, right? Well, that’s what the Quantified Self movement would have you believe. In 2007, Wired Magazine editors Gary Wolf and Kevin Kelly named this movement of fact fiends, who “share an interest in self knowledge through self-tracking.” What better way to “know thyself” then through cold, hard numbers? Thanks […]

Mark Skoultchi

August 13, 2008

I am happily addicted to caffeine – until I skip my normal morning dose. There follows an inevitable sluggishness and an afternoon headache. As this is immediately cured by a cup of coffee I haven’t seen much reason in the last few years to quit. Scientific findings oscillate between praise for coffee’s health benefits and […]

Mark Skoultchi

July 23, 2008

In the fifties America was launching satellites into space and racing the Russians to the moon. High technology had come to the dinner table as well, and food branding took a cue from NASA. New food preservation technology inspired processed food products that were all about convenience and Swanson’s TV dinners were born. The sixties […]