RESEARCH OF THE WEEK
More research  shows that chocolate is good for cognition.
A skull cult  at Gobekli Tepe. Why can’t I join a skull cult?
Now this is a depression treatment I love: bouldering .
Identical workouts have different effects on mood  depending on whether you’re indoors or outdoors. I’ll let you guess which setting gives the best results.
Scientists just ran seven different replication studies of the original power pose research. All of them failed to replicate .
Millennials are having more strokes than is normal  for their age. C’mon, guys.
Our ability to withstand extreme endurance efforts arrived alongside  our large brains.
Family men and women are more productive workers .
NEW PRIMAL BLUEPRINT PODCASTS
Episode 175: Cassie Parks : Host Elle Russ chats with Cassie Parks, a woman who loves helping people discover and attain their wildest dreams.
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INTERESTING BLOG POSTS
Why travel may help you  live longer.
The psychology of “clutch .”
Take that 2 o’clock nap and don’t be shy about it .
This Thai dish  might give you liver cancer.
Don’t get bit .
I think she prefers her steak rare .
Genome sequencing for everyone  is getting closer and closer.
More than any other food, American GIs during World War 2 craved fresh eggs .
This 91 year-old German lady can do more pullups  than most of you.
This tiger  isn’t on sleeping pills.
THINGS I’M UP TO AND INTERESTED IN
Announcement I’m proud to announce: MDA named one of Best Men’s Health Blogs of the Year by Healthline .
Study retraction that didn’t surprise me: The one where paleo worsened blood lipids .
Success story that really made me proud: The one from Melani , a Primal Health Coach.
Study I enjoyed: Touch from a lover is analgesic .
- Now you take a leg of lamb, some cumin, a few beets, an Akkadian translator, throw it in a pot, add some beer. Baby, you got yourself a Mesopotamian stew  going.
- It’s summer, so you should be grilling chicken. Here’s how to do a whole one .
One year ago (Jul 2– Jul 8)
- 12 Reasons Why Swimming Is an Essential Primal Skill  – Can you swim?
- Why a Sense of Adventure is Important (and 22 Primal Ways to Cultivate It)  – Get out there.
COMMENT OF THE WEEK
“Coconut oil also removes mascara very well. Put some on a tissue or cotton pad, apply to eye for a couple seconds, and wipe. Clean eyelids.”
– Good tip, Susanne . I think I’ll give it a shot.