I admit to having trouble understanding why gold is so valuable. Yes I know it’s pretty. And it’s kind of hard to find. But why do critics of U.S. monetary policy love to rant about going back to the gold standard? Right now our money is good only because the government promises it will be […]
NPR has a story about studies that suggest that coffee can help prevent Alzheimer’s?. It’s not a slam dunk. The story examines how tricky it is to interpret such results. Me? I’m not taking any chances. I’m brewing more coffee – as soon as I figure out where I left my mug.