Posts tagged “flu”

An Existential Crisis

An Existential Crisis

A terrifying podcast on research, science, and disaster

@BabyCenter has a great list of thirteen myths about colds and the flu. Remember: Only a cold virus can give you a cold. Being cold can’t make you sick!


I have a cold. bah.

Being sick sucks

Being sick sucks. Being home from work because you’re sick sucks. Being home from work when you are now getting paid by the hour sucks. Being home sick when you are getting paid by the hour and you are paying a plumber by the hour to fix your leaking fridge sucks. Being home sick when


down Let’s see: I have a fever. My nose is stuffed. All my joints are sore. I have an itchy throat. I keep hacking up phlegm. I’m sweating. I am disgusted by the thought of a beer. Yup. Sick.

In Which I Get Sick

I think I have a cold.

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.