There are, of course, lots of different kinds of relationships and the accompanying jargon takes a while to figure out (LTR, NSA, FWB, Sugardaddy, DKY, ENM). With that said, my starting assumption is that people create profiles on dating apps and websites because they actually want to meet somebody in real life. That isn't a… Continue reading Sorry, I don’t get on here much (and other excuses)
Zinc: Galvanize Your Body
By Michael Decker 2 minute read In our ongoing series devoted to honoring Men’s Health Month, we are running articles on wellness. Zinc is a common metallic element found in nature. If you eat a varied, healthy diet, you should be able to consume your recommended amounts. For men, the daily uptake should be about… Continue reading Zinc: Galvanize Your Body
Guinness Recalls Non-Alcoholic Beer
By Michael St Michael 2 minute readWho doesn’t like beer? Ok, we know some taste- and fun challenged people who do not. Non-alcoholic beer, however, is a tough sell with me. It just got tougher for the UK drinking public, too. There, Guinness’ parent company, Diageo (who also makes Smirnoff vodka, Johnnie Walker whisky and… Continue reading Guinness Recalls Non-Alcoholic Beer
Sugar, I’m not your Daddy
Sugar Daddy was not a term I was familiar with in my 20s. By the time I became a father in my 30s I had heard of it. Now that I am a single father in my 40s I'm apparently starting to look like a potential Sugar Daddy, to some women at least. In the… Continue reading Sugar, I’m not your Daddy
Exercise in the Age of Covid
Michael St Michael 2 minute read If you’re like me, getting to the gym in the best of times can be a challenge and that was before covid-19. With little kids at home and the distinct feeling of being home-bound, getting proper exercise has been a real challenge. COVID-19 infections are at an all-time high… Continue reading Exercise in the Age of Covid
The Supplement Trap
Michael Decker November is male health month. Males in the US and globally face ongoing health and mortality concerns. Male life expectancy is always lower than female life expectancy in developed countries where such statistics are well-tracked. In the US, average male life expectancy is about 7 years fewer than females, in the UK, 5… Continue reading The Supplement Trap
Body Piercings By The Numbers
Michael St Michael 2 minute read Humans have always liked to stick foreign objects through bits of flesh. Egyptian mummies demonstrate that navel piercings were prevalent by at least 1500 BC. Despite the growing popularity of body modification, whether through tattooing or piercing, there are still stigmas attached to these decorative arts, to be sure.… Continue reading Body Piercings By The Numbers
Good News for Keto Fans!
Michael DeckerCritics of the ketogenic diet often like to point out that few scientific studies support the claims of improved health that many practitioners make. Two recent scientific articles may serve to blunt some of this criticism. In the scientific peer-reviewed journal Experimental Gerontology, Dr. Yunhua Yu and colleagues investigated the ketogenic diet and its… Continue reading Good News for Keto Fans!
Covid-19 Vaccines: What Are We Getting?
By Michael Decker4 minute readRecent news that the Pfizer vaccine worked about 90% of the time against the virus, something universally applauded by company and public officials and which comforted millions in the US and abroad. The thought of life returning to something of pre-virus normality is certainly powerful. It is therefore unsurprising that public… Continue reading Covid-19 Vaccines: What Are We Getting?
The Sound of Silence
You may have read the piece about ghosting published here on the DMC recently. Perhaps you've been lucky enough to have never been ghosted or had enough integrity to have never ghosted...but there's a good chance you have been on at least one side of that equation. I have been on both sides and I… Continue reading The Sound of Silence