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Meth fail

Have you ever wondered why you can't by Sudafed at the chemist without a hassle? Sudafed and related medications contain a drug called pseudoephedrine which helps dry up your filthy snotty nose. Useful, but heavily restricted by the Australian government.  Why?   Because   Pseudoephedrine can be used to manufacture methamphetamine, although I don't believe this… Continue reading Meth fail

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Paleopragmatism

I think the Paleo crowd are right about nutrition, but accidentally. I'm a pragmatic person - if something works well, I'm not too fussed by the ideology behind it, and trying to justify things that work in terms of ideology tends to go badly. I've always thought the anthropological argument for paleo was a bit… Continue reading Paleopragmatism