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Weekend Link Love — Edition 495

Research of the Week

Nearly 47 million Americans are estimated [1] to have preclinical brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s.

Your coffee habit influences [2] your endocannabinoid system, (but not how a cannabis habit does).

There’s a telling connection [3] between stiff ankles and deep squat difficulty in the West.

Evolve or die [4].

Major depression doesn’t look the same (molecularly speaking) [5] in men and women.

Looks like an animal-free agriculture may not be as “holistically sustainable” [6] as many would hope.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 227: Cavin Balaster: Host Elle Russ chats with the author of How to Feed a Brain [7].

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 [8] so you never miss an episode.

Interesting Blog Posts

Elephants tend to be “righties,” [9] too.

How we move into wisdom [10]

Media, Schmedia

Vegetarian menu sections undercut [11] their intent.

Go ahead and sniff (isopropyl) alcohol. [12]

Everything Else

I knew there was something special [13] about the platypus.

And, also on that note, pond scum redeems itself [14].

Two years now, and 7% of astronaut Scott Kelly’s genetic expression hasn’t returned [15] to baseline.

I’ll wait for the iOS version. [16]

What nut-cracking techniques [17] tell us about animal behavioral diversity.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Concept I’d never really considered: hard times as “palate cleansers.” [18]

Evidence that pleasantly surprised me: humans 74,000 years ago thrived [19] through a supervolcanic event and fallout.

Food for thought: 8 youth sports myths [20]

News that saddens me: elderly Japanese women are committing more crimes—often to purposely go to prison [21].

Announcement I’m pleased to, well, announce: Primal Kitchen® now has Avocado Spray Oil [22].

News I was happy to read: Before he died, Stephen Hawking became the voice [23] of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To the Universe.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 11 – Mar 17)

Comment of the Week

Pro tip: don’t do abdominal isometrics until after your daily BM.”

– We all live and learn, Clank [28].