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Weekend Link Love — Edition 511

Research of the Week

Open workspaces impair collaboration, cause workers to “withdraw” from face-to-face social contact (PDF [1]).

Skinny-fat isn’t just a bad look. It presages Alzheimer’s [2].

Speaking of which, melatonin shows promise at staving off Alzheimer’s [3].

Aspirin, too [4].

If you want to be insulin-resistant, use a night light [5].

Yet another study [6] shows the benefits of green spaces, including lower risks of disease and early death, less stress and anxiety, and better sleep.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 259: Dr. Erin Fall Haskell [7]: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Erin, creator and host of Good Morning LaLa Land and author of the new Awakening: A 40-Day Guide to Unleashing Your Spiritual Powers, Life’s Purpose, and Manifesting Your Dreams.

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

Sometimes it pays [9] to be anti-social.

One author’s experience giving up AC [10]. Would you?

Media, Schmedia

How bad is the tick situation, really [11]?

The rise of woodfire cooking [12].

Everything Else

While stroking an octopus, it is easy to fall into reverie [13].”

What are the effects of total light deprivation [14]?

Keep drinking coffee [15], keep living.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

List I agree with: Healthy condiments [16]. The ketchup they mention is particularly good, I hear.

Movie I’m interested in: Leave No Trace [17].

Article that makes me realize the tide is turning: NY Times admits that juice isn’t healthy [18].

I’d love to see this study repeated in older folks: Weight training stops muscle aging in 22-year-olds [19].

Research results I can’t wait to see: Does keto make cancer drugs more effective [20]?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jul 1– Jul 7)

Comment of the Week

“Ha ha ha. I have always enjoyed Mark’s “typical day”. For the 90% of us who unfortunately don’t live in Malibu and write columns at home for a living before having an afternoon surf, these are funny. I will let my boss know in the middle of our morning group meeting that I have to nip out for a quick kettleball workout.”

– It’s actually Miami now [25]. 🙂