Your Brain Keeps Working for 7 Minutes After You Die

Multiple scientific reports reveal your brain keeps on working for seven minutes after you die.

Really? How does that go? What thoughts do you have?

“Oh, boy, this isn’t good. Oh, boy. I’ll never see the Walking Dead finale now.”

“Now that I am laying on the ground, I can see where the dog has been storing his bones.”

“I guess I shouldn’t have made her mad after she made home-made pizza. All I said was NOBODY likes pineapple on pizza. NOBODY!”

 

 

 

 

RIP Garry Shandling

Sad news from yesterday that Garry Shandling passed away at the young age of 66. A true giant in the business, he was always one of the good guys.

A while back I heard Eddie Izzard was working out some material at a small theater in LA before an international tour. He did this sporadically — the shows always sold out quick — and I was lucky to snag a ticket. He rocked the place, even with the new bits he screwed up. Actually, the crowd was mostly hardcore fans, so they liked it even more when he screwed stuff up.

Afterwards I was mingling in the outdoor courtyard when I found myself in a little group with Garry Shandling. He was cracking everyone up, paying tribute to Eddie while mocking him in a kidding way at the same time. Incredibly relaxed and hysterically funny, I could see why he was so loved.

Do You Remember? The Passing of Maurice White

One of the best aspects of coming of age in the 70s was there weren’t cameras everywhere to record various petty crimes.

Wait, that’s not what I meant.

One of the best parts of growing up in the 70s was the quality and variety of music (and let’s be honest, some terrible as well). We used to buy records at Target for a few bucks. This was back before Target sold designer garden tools and hip clothes hangers.

In one record haul, I’d have heavy metal, funk, folk rock, hard rock, pop and soul albums. I bought as many funk and R&B albums as rock music.

One of my favorite bands was Earth, Wind and Fire. I remember going to see them in 1978 at Iowa State University. It was a crazy great show, and it lasted so long I couldn’t believe it. If only I could last that long.

So it was sad to hear about the passing of Maurice White. It’s amazing how one person and one group can make such an impact on the world. Thanks, Maurice.

You Are Sitting Wrong And It Is Killing You

Science has made it clear: sitting is killing you. Even if you exercise regularly, it does not come close to balancing the damage you are doing by sitting all day at a computer or watching TV.

On top of that, most of us sit wrong. Are you making these posture errors while sitting?

Sitting on a Dog

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Sitting Beneath Levitating Desk

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Sitting in a Closet

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Sitting on Top of a Commuter Train

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Sitting On A Scotch Pine

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Take inventory of your sitting habits, and make changes where needed. It will prolong your life.

7 Challenging Golf Courses That Will Make Your Knees Knock in Fear

Sure, your home course is challenging. Suuuuurrreeeeee.

Just take a look at these courses. Check your heart condition before you play here because you will be drenched in sweat and full of fear.

 

Thousand Mile Death Zone Course, Arizona

Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress
Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress

 

Midnight Terror Vista Course, New Mexico

Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress
Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress

 

Heaven and Hell Course, Colorado

Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress
Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress

 

Valley of The Devil Course, Utah

Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress
Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress

 

Hay Bale Bonkers Course, England

Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress
Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress

 

Final Round Before God Course, Columbia

Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress
Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress

 

Fire From The Sky Course, Hawaii

Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress
Courtesy Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress