Sunday, December 25, 2016

Weekend Link Love – Edition 432

weekend_linklove in-lineResearch of the Week

The Great Lakes get dumped with 1000 metric tons of plastic each year.

Birds living in variable environments have bigger brains.

Sprint triathletes who switched over to a low-volume, high-intensity running program improved their triathlon performance by increasing muscle power.

Most depressed people never seek help.

Vitamin D helps people with cystic fibrosis.

Exposure to endocrine-disrupting environmental chemicals is responsible for over 150,000 cases of diabetes in European elderly each year.

Family dinners are healthier dinners.

Sunlight boosts T-cell activity.

How lean mass helps control fat mass and food intake.

Food removal increases tumor suppressor activity in the liver.

Kids who get active early after a concussion recover better.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts



Episode 148: Christine Hassler: I sat down to chat with Christine Hassler, a former Hollywood agent who gave up her career to start one she truly loved. Now, Christine is a motivational speaker, life coach, and retreat leader who spends her days helping people get out of their own way. She also sits on the advisory board of the Primal Health Coach Program.

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Interesting Blog Posts

Good: resistance training will be the next big thing.

Does VR use make the real world less real and more mundane?

Media, Schmedia

The new ebola vaccine is quite effective.

Let’s at least hope the rice is BPA-free

Check out this uncontacted Amazonian tribe.

Everything Else

Wolf researchers who howl at their research subjects to elicit responses and determine pack locations are probably going to stop because it’s stressing wolves out.

Nut milk demand soars, dairy farmers sulk.

Dessert: it’s what’s for breakfast.

Gift guide for Grandma.

Diabetic foot disease has a worse 5-year prognosis than colon, prostate, and breast cancer.

Smoggy Chinese cities are closing schools.

Pregnancy brain is real and lasts for years.

Freddie Bryant sells dry-cured country ham out the back of his truck.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Announcement I’m excited to make: The first Primal Kitchen Restaurant will be opening soon (2017) in South Bend, Indiana..

Wildly unsupported extrapolation I made from legitimate research: Early hominids were Mormons.

Holiday gift guide for the cooks in your life: Megan McArdle’s.

Battle I’m glad I mostly avoided: The kids who get violent when their parents limit screen time.

YouTube channel you should subscribe to: The new Primal Kitchen channel!

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 25 – Dec 31)

Comment of the Week

If I had an immortal pet mouse I’d probably treat it with negligible delights like Wolverine’s cigars or Hellboy’s too plus his Redbull, and Sherlock Holmes’ IV cocaine and heroin, anyway I’d anoint it with large amounts of cannabis and then afterwards on the wheel it wouldn’t get more until it did a green mile.
That’s how I moderate myself, with a bicycle.

– Always an adventure, Animanarchy.

If you’re celebrating today, Merry Christmas, everyone!


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Merry Christmas To Those Who Celebrate!

I’m taking the day off to be with family today. But I wanted to take a moment and wish those who celebrate a very Merry Christmas!

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