Julian Dibbell, the same journalist that lived off virtual cash
for a year, gives Calorie Restriction
a 9-week test drive and tells all about it in this long New York Mag piece
. Sure preliminary evidence says you could lengthen your life by 50 years, but is 150 years of starving yourself worth it?
The Meaning of Life Project
is an attempt to get stories from everyday folks answering the question "what is the meaning of life?" for an eventual book. You only have until Friday to submit your own thoughts here
, though I hope for the book's sake they have a blanket ban on mentions of puppy dogs, unicorns, and teddy bears.