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Weekend Link Love — Edition 521

Research of the Week

Ride a coaster, pass a stone [1].

Get your intensity high enough and you don‘t need more [2] than 15-20 minutes in the weight room.

In people with familial hypercholesterolemia, inherited coagulation factors are more important [3] than cholesterol levels.

If you’re going to consume grains, make them liquified and fermented. [4]

Keto prevents liver cancers from forming, doesn’t [5] stop existing ones from progressing.

Yet again, full-fat dairy is protective [6] against death and disease.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 277: Sean Wittenberg [7]: Host Elle Russ chats with Sean Wittenberg, founder of Safe Catch.

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Interesting Blog Posts

The one exercise to rule them all is… walking [9]?

Special considerations [10] for female athletes approaching puberty.

Media, Schmedia

Taco Bell is officially the best Mexican restaurant [11] in the United States.

Young man breaks [12] zip-line world record.

Everything Else

Don’t feed this carrot [13] to your rabbit.

Trouble in meta-analysis paradise [14].

Overheard in Palo Alto cafe 1.5 years from now: “Uber for blood boys [15].”

I don’t watch much TV these days, but I’d definitely watch American Ninja Octopus [16].

Almost as many adults as children drink Pedialyte [17] (for its hydrating, “anti-hangover” effects).

To clear their conscience and keep the crime deterrent effect, rulers would often sentence criminals to death by torture in public, then kill them quickly, secretly, and humanely [18] before carrying out the public mutilation.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Podcast you should listen to: Brad Kearns’ new one—Get Over Yourself [19]. The episode [20] with Dr. Peter Attia is great.

Article I’m thinking about: “The most dangerous muse [21].”

Study that made me think: Wild mammals won’t voluntarily run on a wheel [22].

Study that should be the nail in the coffin, but won’t be: Dietary cholesterol from whole eggs is not well absorbed and does not acutely affect serum cholesterol [23].

New tech venture into fitness I’m curious about: Tonal [24].

Phrase I’m surprised I hadn’t heard until this article: Big Pasta [25].

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Sep 9 – Sep 15)

Comment of the Week

“The koala bear once had a full-fledged brain that occupied the full innards of that cranium. Then, the koala discovered eucalyptus trees which provided massive 24/7 comforts… protection from prey and an endless buffet. As a species, the koala hasn’t had to really struggle for anything, for a very long time. As a consequence, they (the modern day koalas) now enjoy the smallest relative brain size of all such furry creatures and the relative intelligence of a snow globe. Does this story sound familiar… well, it should… because it’s happening to us Sapiens.”

– Lessons from the koala by way of Liver King [30].