Monday, September 27, 2010

Beware of bread

Greetings.

Jewish date:  19 Tishri 5771 (Parashath Bere’shith).

Today’s quasi-holidays:  Ancestor Appreciation Day, Banned Book Week, World Tourism Day.

Worthy cause of the day:  “Stand Up for Veterans - They Stood Up for Us - The Petition Site”.

Today’s news and commentary:
Oats, barley, and some food products made from...Image featuring the insidious substance via Wikipedia
Today’s weird thing is “Bread Kills!”, which is a very silly illustration of bad epidemiological reasoning, specifically that fallacies of equating correlation with causation and the assumption that preceding alone is a proof of causation.  Enjoy and share the weirdness.

Aaron
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