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Coming soon: The Bet April 2016

“I believe my best work is still ahead of me.” Sam Beam said this to me a few years ago, and it’s always stuck in my...
Chris Castig
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My Thoughts on, “Where Does Autism Comes From?”

What causes autism?  I don’t know.  But I wanted to find out. First stop: vaccines. Do vaccines given to children cause autism?  Aaron Carroll says “No.” Aaron says,  “It’s...
Chris Castig
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Remembering Journalism in 2050

A Conversation in the Year 2050 Child: “Mom, what is Journalism?” Mom: “Well, it was a lot like Wikipedia, but someone would get paid...
Chris Castig
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What I Learned From Watching The Hunger Games

Last night, I watched the Hunger Games. And I noticed something interesting theme: It’s easier to kill someone at a distance …than to kill someone...
Chris Castig
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Age Relativism #ideaspam

If I meet you when you’re 22, you’ll always be 22 to me. On the other hand, if I meet you when you’re 80,...
Chris Castig
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On Solving Bigger Problems in Life

A few months back I was on Tinder. And I was looking at the screen, doing the swipe thing. Until finally… This one girl....
Chris Castig
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Redesigning New Year’s Resolutions

I start at the end. I ask, “One year from today, who will I be?” With that question in mind I mindmap the year...
Chris Castig
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