When Pollan decided to write about caffeine, he gave it up — cold turkey. “I just couldn’t focus,” he says. “I was irritable. I lost confidence.” Caffeine reshapes the brain in surprising ways.
— Read on www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/02/10/803394030/michael-pollan-explains-caffeine-cravings-and-why-you-dont-have-to-quit

Daring Fireball: Wacom Drawing Tablets Track the Name of Every Application That You Open
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/02/05/wacom-tablets-track-your-apps

Daring Fireball: QAnon Conspiracy Theorists’ Magic Cure for Coronavirus Is Drinking Bleach
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/01/28/qanon-bleach

Daring Fireball: The Obituaries of Republicans Who Opposed Nixon’s Impeachment
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/01/30/republicans-who-opposed-impeachment

I wish I thought this would cause some GOP senators would think this through, but I suspect they’re in an endgame where they know they have no future, and only want to do what they can while they have the reins.

Daring Fireball: Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook’s Goal Is No Longer to Be ‘Liked’
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/01/30/zuckerberg-liked

Daring Fireball: Wilbur Ross Says Coronavirus Outbreak Could Bring Back Jobs to the U.S.
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/01/30/ross-ghoul


Kakistocracy: government by the worst people.


Daring Fireball: Google Search Results Zip Up Leather Jacket, Strap On Water Skis
— Read on daringfireball.net/linked/2020/01/23/google-search-redesign