For you safe starch fans (or those who want to learn how to incorporate them in their diets), Sweet Potato Power  is a fantastic guide to our favorite tuber.
Aussies – got plans May 12 and 13? You do now. Longtime reader and friend of the blog Suz has assembled leading Paleo and Primal experts from your neck of the globe, including That Paleo Guy Jamie Scott , Dr. Anastasia Boulais , Julianne Taylor , and Dr. Ron Ehrlich , to bring you the first annual Australian Paleo Weekend . Pick up your tickets before they run out. (Kiwis welcome, too).
A recent study  suggests that humanity’s meat-eating allowed us to wean earlier and helped make our considerable evolutionary success possible. The study’s author is, of course, quick to iterate that this “says nothing about what we should or should not eat today in order to have a good diet.” Whew! Close call!
Avoiding carcinogens used to be easy. You’d quit smoking, move away from the coal plant, switch out the lead paint and asbestos in your house, stuff like that. But how do you avoid light pollution ?
Maybe don’t drink 8 liters of Coke a day . Just saying.
- If you’re having trouble getting enough greens in your diet, try them in smoothie form . And who doesn’t love a blog post written by an anthropomorphized smoothie?
- Sardines with mustard, fennel, and dill . Simple, satisfying, smelly.
One year ago (April 29 – May 5)
- The Many Faces of Aquaculture: An Introduction to Fish Farming  – From fish, to shellfish, to shrimp, to sea creature ranches, learn all about aquaculture.
- The Scattered Mind: Finding Focus in a World of Distractions  – How to get stuff done and focus when everything around you (and in your brain) is trying to get you to do the opposite.
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That is one happy kitty.