Organic algae shot claiming to have over 65 nutrients… only has 2

I recently ate at one of my favorite health-food joints here in Berkeley that sells $3.25 “live algae” shots. The most interesting thing about these shots is they…

Raising for Effective Giving

As an effective altruist, I’ve written before about how passionate I am when it comes to identifying and giving to the highest impact charities. So I was really excited this summer to…

3 Easy Ways to Improve eBay Giving Works

Apparently eBay has an option where you can sell things on their platform and have all the proceeds go directly to charity. This includes eBay waiving all their…

Cost Analysis of Cryonics vs Longterm Intensive Care at Hospitals

Ever wonder how expensive end-of-life care is in the US? Or how cost-competitive cryonics might be for those who felt it offered a superior chance at life? This…

8 Bold Ideas From Rejuvenation Biotechnology

Here are the 8 most fascinating updates from this year’s Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference… roughly in order of the credibility I place in each: 1. Hepatitis C is Cured…