Primalisms: Butter Sculpting, Tattoo Ink, Mood Foods & More

August 25, 2012

(Photo by [ jRa7 ])

1) Watch the Trailer For Butter, the Butter Sculpture Movie Need I say more?? :P (wow, quite the cast, too)

2) Leave Your Chemicals at the Border: Bhutan Going 100 Percent Organic

3) More Smart Meter Fires

4) Employing Dietitians Pays Off for Supermarkets (too bad the dieticians are making recommendations like eat Tofutti instead of ice cram)

5) See an Amazing Trick for Separating Eggs

6) FDA and CDC warn that tattoo ink can be hazardous to your health

“If you’re among the the 21% of American adults who have tattoos, you might be surprised to learn that there’s no law or regulation that requires tattoo inks to be sterile.”

7) Medical Radiation Soars, With Risks Often Overlooked

8) Farmers are dealing with corn shortages by feeding cows candy instead

9) Should Work Schedules Change with the Seasons?

10) Good mood foods: Some flavors in some foods resemble a prescription mood stabilizer

“The large body of evidence that chemicals in chocolate, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, teas and certain foods could well be mood-enhancers encourages the search for other mood modulators in food,” noted Martinez-Mayorga.

11) First evidence from humans on how alcohol may boost risk of cancer

12) Father’s Age Is Linked to Risk of Autism and Schizophrenia

“Older men are more likely than young ones to father a child who develops autism or schizophrenia, because of random mutations that become more numerous with advancing paternal age, scientists reported on Wednesday, in the first study to quantify the effect as it builds each year. The age of mothers had no bearing on the risk for these disorders, the study found.”

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