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MMA Fight Night: A Research Adventure

November 20, 2020 6:08 pm Published by 1 Comment

On Saturday November 28, 54-year-old Mike Tyson will return to the boxing ring after a 15-year hiatus. He’ll be fighting 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. I wouldn’t normally be interested in such a match. However, the name Roy Jones Jr. rang a bell. Turns out I wrote a blog about him... read more

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Artemisia Gentileschi – A Painter to Know

October 20, 2020 10:53 am Published by Leave your thoughts

On October 3 the National Gallery in London opened an exhibition devoted to the Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653). The exhibition runs until January 24, 2021. The title image for my blog is “Judith Slaying Holofernes” from the exhibition. No copyright infringement is intended. If you can’t make it to... read more

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Mood Boosting: Read a Romance

April 17, 2020 11:45 pm Published by 3 Comments

In January, 2015 the Wall Street Journal ran a front page article on the rise of professional cuddlers. These people might charge $1/minute to spoon. No skin-to-skin contact occurs. The cuddlers and their clients keep their clothes on. Their customers say that cuddling lessens anxiety and increases a sense of... read more