Screw The Paleo Diet!

Screw the paleo diet

I’m feeling bad about the Neanderthals. But for $30 million I can buy one. Seriously. Since we mapped the Neanderthal genome, for $30 million I can now find a surrogate mother (Claudia Azula Altucher?) and a professor at MIT can, I don’t know, inject a Neanderthal into her womb. Or something like that. Something science. […] Read On…

The Top 5 Books To Read This Summer

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I tried to read on a beach once. I got the very first Kindle. It didn’t have many books available but what it did, I downloaded and tried to read. But it was uncomfortable and hot and my wife and kids kept going into the ocean so I went back to the hotel room to […] Read On…

About The Time I Forced Her

Claudia Altucher

I forced Claudia to do something she didn’t want to do. She was scared but I still made her do it. She had written a lot of inspirational posts about yoga over the prior year. This was in 2010 or 2011. I forget. I had her print up all of her articles and put them […] Read On…

The Benefits of Being A Total Zero

Chris Hadfield

“There are three types of people,” astronaut Chris Hadfield told me, “-1, 0, and +1″. Chris Hadfield spent 166 days in space in the space station ISS. While there he also sang “Space Oddity” and uploaded (or can you say “downloaded” in this case) the video to YouTube where it was viewed 25 million times. […] Read On…

Time to Quit

Time to quit

I lost my keys and was locked out my apartment. It was the middle of the night and I had nowhere to go. I left a message for the landlady. I tried to climb up the fire escape to see if I could sneak in but I’m afraid of heights. About two stories up, I […] Read On…

Snoop Dogg for CEO of Twitter. Here’s Why:

Snoop Dogg for CEO of Twitter

Snoop Dogg should become CEO of Twitter and I’m about to tell you why. But first, leave Dick Costolo, the outgoing CEO, alone. When Dick became CEO, Twitter was valued at about $3 billion. (now it’s $26 billion). The site was constantly overloaded with traffic and would crash. Now it doesn’t crash. Twitter had 30 […] Read On…

What Happens When You Turn On Your Inner Addict?

Rich Roll

Rich Roll was having a heart attack on his staircase. He was fat. He hated his work. He was unhappy. A few years later he ran, swam, biked, 703 miles in seven days when he was 45 years old. When he was 40 he had a job he was unhappy at but he was still […] Read On…