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Weekend Link Love ? Edition 398

I invited an LA Times reporter out for some Ultimate several Sundays back. Sounds like he had a good time [1].

Research of the Week

Even folks with genetic predispositions toward depression improve [2] with exercise.

Swiss cheese goes way back [3].

Childhood obesity is still increasing [4].

Dark chocolate boosts athletic performance [5] (similar to beets).

Deep voices probably evolved to intimidate other men [6], not attract women.

Each additional hour of sedentary time is tied to higher coronary calcium scores [7].

Eating too much fructose can negatively affect gene expression in the brain, but enough DHA reverses it [8].

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 117: Michelle Norris [9]: I sit down with the CEO and Managing Event Coordinator of Paleo f(x), Michelle Norris, to chat about the purpose of Paleo f(x), what health practitioners, laypeople, and entrepreneurs can get from it, and how Michelle plans to change the world.

Each week, select Mark?s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don?t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here [10] so you never miss an episode.

Interesting Blog Posts

“It’s impossible to be a vegan.” A smart kid ponders [14] life, death, and the cyclical nature of everything.

Shroom guru Paul Stamets on the new CRISPR-edited button mushroom [15].

Are ravens as smart as chimps [16]?

Media, Schmedia

Israel and McDonald’s duke it out [17].

The push [18] to make California cannabis cultivation more sustainable.

Everything Else

How chronic hookworm infections may have caused [19] the “lazy southerner” stereotype.

Me too, Ted [20]. Me too.

Fitness, video-gamified [21].

Chris Masterjohn started a podcast [22].

The hot pepper as revolutionary barometer [23]: “In Sichuan…eating spicy food has come to be regarded as an indication of such personal characteristics as courage, valor, and endurance.” These virtues are arguably just as useful on the toilet the morning after a spicy food binge as they are fighting Japanese imperialism.

Wildlife have taken over [24] the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

A German city is putting traffic lights on the ground [25] because people won’t look up from their phones.

Even if I was onboard with the principles, I refuse to go something called “vego [26].”

Liquid sheep [27].

Good dog [28].

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 4 ? May 10)

Comment of the Week

Try walking through a public park full of dog poop. That?s one way to indulge in unpredictability while walking on a natural surface. ????

– Absolutely, Mack [33].