Hypotheses should always be checked against actual results. But…remember that correlation doesn’t equal causation. You have to design your experiment so that there are no other possible reasons to get the same results.
I lead an active lifestyle….all those trips to the bathroom and back daily…
If I slowed down any more I’d be standing still!
Smart Idea.. Throw them books out and rely on street scents.
He died from an ulcer from worrying about his health.
I read in a book once where it was said, “The secret to a long life is to contract a chronic disease and take care of it!”
There is a subtle message here…
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. First section talks about an Italian town in Pennsylvania where people had almost zero heart disease or any other deadly malady, they just died of old age. They smoked like chimneys and ate all kinds of crazy fat foods. A couple researchers investigated it pretty thoroughly, their conclusion was that the lack of disease was caused by the community experience. Everyone in this little town knew everybody, most of them lived 3 generations in the same household, they ate meals together, they talked with each other. Anyone walking up the street had to stop and talk at several places with people sitting on their front porch.