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Weekend Link Love – Edition 118

Is man as fit, strong, fast, and productive as he used to be? Salon interviews archeologist/author Peter McAlister on his book Manthropology: The Science of Why the Modern Male is Not What He Used to Be [8]. What say you, readers?

From Free Range Kids, I’d categorize this sign [9] as an active fail.

New York City is one giant pullup bar. Al Kavadlo and brother do pullups on the scaffolding of Manhattan [10]. I love how most of the pedestrians don’t even bat an eye while passing. And bonus points for the pistol squats!

November 14th was World Diabetes Day and MDA reader Ryan (of AndariegoBlog) participated by performing the Big Blue Test [11] to show the power of exercise and blood sugar control.

The scuff marks, the scuff marks!!! Danny MacAskill is quite handy with a bike [12].

Reader Tiffani found these [13] at her local farmers’ market. The sticker means it helps you get diabetes, right?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (November 14 – 20)

Comment of the Week

I met a couple in Hawaii last Fall. She was wearing Vibram Five Fingers and he was wearing those rocker shoes; she thought “Born to Run” was the awesome-est book ever, he thought it a load of merde.

Talk about a mixed marriage!

-Scott M from When Grok Lives with Korg, or How to Cope with an Unsupportive Partner [18]