Gongol.com Archives: April 2011
Brian Gongol

April 18, 2011

Humor and Good News Is "Scream 4" worth watching? Not if you're blind.
(Video) The "Blind Film Critic" says there's no way to figure out the movie if you can't see the picture. That doesn't mean it's not good eye candy, but one might stop to consider what movies are like for the blind. Great dramatic writing would be good whether the players are visible or not. On the other hand, visual stunts like extreme ironing probably don't carry as well.

Computers and the Internet Facebook: Just another tool for putting one's ignorance on display to the world

Health Do yourself a favor: Take two minutes for a self-exam today
Take a minute or two and conduct some basic self-screenings for cancer. Early detection saves lives. There's lots of misinformation about cancer that finds its way around the Internet, largely because we've been trained to wait expectantly for some sort of magic-bullet solution to cancer. But cancer risks can be significantly reduced through a balanced diet, exercise, and early detection and treatment. Meanwhile, science is making great progress towards improving genetic detection, which holds great promise for some types of cancer. Instead of forwarding hoax-ridden e-mails about "cancer cures" and false threats, people should instead remind their friends and family to assess their health once a month.

Humor and Good News A quick Passover summary for the Internet age

Broadcasting Podcasts from the Brian Gongol Show on WHO Radio - April 17, 2011
Four segments, each in MP3 format:
The problem with ATC
How did the BP board get re-elected? (part 1)
Seriously, how did they get re-elected? (part 2)
Please, make the gold bugs shut up.

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