Everyone Agrees We Should Eat More of This Type of Food…

Photo by Daria Shevtsova

There is a lot of disagreement when it comes to nutrition. There are countless different diets and healthy eating philosophies, but there is one type of food that everyone seems to agree on: fiber.

Fiber used to be considered a waste of space. After all, if your body doesn’t digest it, why even eat it? But the more research is done on your gut bacteria, the more we realize how absolutely important fiber is to our health.

I’ve recommended the book “The Clever Gut Diet” a couple times. Now it seems like there is even more evidence about how important fiber is. A recent study reported the following…

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How to Stop Butt Dialing!

Photo by Michael McVerry.

Every day my father butt dials me at least once. Often three or four times.

I know he reads my newsletter, so I’m going to take this opportunity to share some tips on how to stop to butt-dialing. And of course, a little public shaming can’t hurt either, right?! 🙂

My number one tip is this; whenever you finish making a call, or using the calculator, or looking at the news, or playing solitaire, lock your phone. How you ask? On an iPhone, you simply click the on/off button once. That’s it. But here’s another secret…make a habit out of it.

Putting your seat belt on is pain in the butt for about two days, and then it’s not. Pushing the button on your phone is just the same. Not hard.

Now, to be fair, there can be some settings on your phone that make it easier to butt-dial, so here are some clear instructions on how to fix these settings.

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The Real AI Threat!

Did you see the recent segment on 60 minutes on artificial intelligence? It was a fascinating (and frightening) look at how advanced AI already is and what it’s becoming.

First of all, get rid of the idea that AI is about creating computers to think like us. AI isn’t anything like that, and I don’t know if it ever will be.

Instead, AI is about harnessing massive computing power in an incredibly efficient way. Kai-Fu Lee, the author of “A.I., Superpowers, China, Silicon Valley and the New World” explains it like this…

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How Ancient Remedies are Changing Modern Medicine.

Photographs by Fritz Hoffmann

Many doctors and scientists dismiss ancient remedies as pseudoscience and quackery, and in some cases they may be right. But to ignore the wisdom of our ancestors is ignorant and arrogant. These ancestors may not have known the science behind why something worked, but they were very good at determining what worked.

Now, scientists and even large pharmaceutical companies are researching these ancient methods to discover compounds they can turn into medicines. Read more here.

Important: What You Need to Know For a “Water Boil Notice”

I wanted to share with you one of my most popular videos regarding water. The subject is “Boil Notices” or “Boil Alerts”, which is when your township is aware that there is biological contamination of your city’s water supply. This video includes some important points that you probably haven’t heard anywhere else.

(And yes, I try to make the starting image of me as dorky as possible).

This video originally appeared on my SocratesWater.com site.