Prepare to be very bored

I blogged rather cryptically several months ago about correlation and causation, referencing one of my favorite web comics. Today, as promised in that blog post, I’m finally able to provide more information.

I wrote a research paper a couple years ago for a language and communications course in my bachelors degree program: Essential fatty acids and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. This week I finally finished the second half of that language and communications course, a video presentation on the same subject, and I’m proud to be able to share it with you.

I want to say you should turn the lights down low, pop some popcorn and sit back and enjoy, but the reality is this will probably bore you to tears. Maybe you insomniacs out there can use this instead of your sleeping pills tonight.

Here are the documents I mention right at the beginning of the video:

MS Bike Tour ’07

Start to Finish MS - MS Bike Tour '07

I’ll be riding my bike in the Harmons MS Bike Tour this year on June 23 in Cache Valley, Utah. Read on to find out how you can help me.

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, inflammatory disease that interrupts the flow of information from the brain to the body and, in severe cases, causes impaired mobility and disability. There is currently no known cure for multiple sclerosis and more than 400,000 Americans live with this debilitating illness. This tour (and about a hundred more like it across the country) is a chance for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to raise awareness and funds, and it’s a great way for me to get in shape and have some fun this summer.

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