Your computer keyboard looks a lot like the typewriter keyboard that was invented in the 1800s. The letters are in the same places now as they were then. Why are the letters of the QWERTY keyboard in the order they are in and why hasn’t anyone come up with anything better? This episode begins with an explanation. https://www.cnet.com/news/a-brief-history-of-the-qwerty-keyboard/Several years ago, Patrick McGinnis coined the term “Fear of Missing Out” or FOMO. It has now become part of the language and life experience for many people. The problem is, FOMO doesn’t do anyone any good and only causes stress and worry. Today we have so many choices – there are so many things we could do. Spending time worrying about what you didn’t choose to do or where you didn’t choose to go doesn’t really make much sense. Yet somehow the road not taken seems so attractive. Listen as Patrick joins me to explore FOMO and how to best deal with it. Patrick is author of the book Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice (https://amzn.to/3kK0MQe)You have certainly heard of your immune system. It is that thing that fights off germs, viruses and illness so you stay healthy. However most people don’t really understand how it works and what causes it to work better or worse. Dr. Jenna Macciochi is an MD who has over 20 years' experience as a scientist researching the impact of lifestyle on the immune system in health and disease and she is author of the book Immunity: The Science of Staying Well (https://amzn.to/3kVHnMv). Listen as she explains how to keep up your immunity against illness and disease. Who thinks about ketchup? Yet, the fact is there are different grades of ketchup and some brands are better than others. Listen as I take a look at how ketchup is graded and who makes the ketchup for your favorite fast food restaurant. https://www.today.com/food/what-fancy-ketchup-it-actually-better-regular-ketchup-t144019 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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