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  1. Ernest Nagel

    BPA tied to obesity

    http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/24/bpa-levels-tied-to-obesity-in-youths/ BPA Levels Tied to Obesity in Youths By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a chemical widely used to prevent metal corrosion in food packaging, and more than 90 percent of Americans have detectable...
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    Intentionally Unvaccinated Students Putting Other Children at Risk

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120822181234.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Fliving_well+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Living+Well+News%29 Intentionally Unvaccinated Students Putting Other Children at Risk ScienceDaily (Aug. 22, 2012) —...
  3. Ernest Nagel

    Annie (aka Norma Stitz) on TLC Sun. 7/15

    Annie and her 102ZZZ posse will be featured on Strange Sex this Sunday. Check local listings. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/11/worlds-largest-breasts-102zzz_n_1665638.html?icid=maing-grid7|main5|dl3|sec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D177815 Breasts are not my top priority but I know a lot of folks...
  4. Ernest Nagel

    Cautionary article re internet, stalking, dating, etc.

    Not to be an alarmist scare-monger but I thought this article made some good and potentially helpful points. Be careful out there, kids...
  5. Ernest Nagel

    Study shows high-fructose diet sabotages learning, memory

    http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/this-is-your-brain-on-sugar-ucla-233992.aspx This is your brain on sugar: UCLA study shows high-fructose diet sabotages learning, memory Eating more omega-3 fatty acids can offset damage, researchers say By Elaine Schmidt May 15, 2012 Attention...
  6. Ernest Nagel

    Are Men Attracted to What They Think Other Men Approve Of?

    Interesting article. Probably should've posted on the FA board but wth. Underlining added by me. http://jezebel.com/5909282/are-men-attracted-to-what-they-think-other-men-approve-of Are Men Attracted to What They Think Other Men Approve Of? Can we change the sort of person to whom we're...
  7. Ernest Nagel

    Butter (slap)stick dance; but is it art?

    Wasn't quite sure where to post this? Foodee board, Fat Sexuality, Health Board (high cholesterol/low comedy)? :confused: You be the judge. I hope she wasn't hurt. This looks painful at times. :eek...
  8. Ernest Nagel

    This is your brain on food

    http://cogneurosociety2012.blogspot.com/ From Flavors to Food Cues: Our Brains on Food The old saying "The first taste is always with your eyes" is neurologically true, said Kyle Simmons of the Laureate Institute for Brain Research at the CNS 2012 symposium session this morning about our...
  9. Ernest Nagel

    New theory: CO2 makes you fat

    Just fyi. http://sciencenordic.com/new-theory-co2-makes-you-fat New theory: CO2 makes you fat March 11, 2012 - 02:02 Danish researchers have announced a rather wild hypothesis: Perhaps we are getting fatter and fatter because of the increasing CO2 levels in the atmosphere. Keywords...
  10. Ernest Nagel

    March 14 is Pi Pies for Pi Day

    PTW (Pi The Way), pie is always good, regardless of your circumferences. :eat2: http://chime.in/user/Bill/chime/116380681420894208
  11. Ernest Nagel

    Ellen & JCP

    Yay, JCP! To their credit they appear committed to standing by their partnership for the long haul. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/01/ellen-degeneres-jc-penney_n_1247657.html Ellen DeGeneres' JC Penney Partnership Slammed By Anti-Gay Group One Million Moms First Posted: 02/...
  12. Ernest Nagel

    Lesbian Cliche' Song

    Has everyone seen this already? It reminded me why I'm a proud honorary lesbian in good standing for over 30 years now. :happy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ho4lnZAOjyU&feature=share
  13. Ernest Nagel

    "In My Mind" Amanda Palmer

    Am I crazy or does this song kinda work as pro-fat acceptance as well as self-acceptance? You've got to listen all the way to the last line to get it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9WZtxRWieM
  14. Ernest Nagel

    Disruption of biological clocks causes neurodegeneration, early death

    http://www.kurzweilai.net/disruption-of-biological-clocks-causes-neurodegeneration-early-death?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=74647c9801-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email Disruption of biological clocks causes neurodegeneration, early death January 12, 2012 by Editor Bio...
  15. Ernest Nagel

    Alan Turing Centenary Celebration

    http://www.mathcomp.leeds.ac.uk/turing2012/ Though not explicitly about his sexuality the injustice of his treatment in the context of his contribution can hardly be ignored. This long overdue celebration cannot help but be a far more belated vindication. As a career mathematician I have...
  16. Ernest Nagel

    Brain-eating amoeba kills woman via her neti pot.

    I don't know if this is exclusive to Louisiana or could happen anywhere.? It would seem to me that water that's safe to drink would be OK for flushing sinuses but apparently not? :eek: http://germgirl.tumblr.com/post/14315391924/brain-eating-amoeba-kills-woman-via-her-neti-pot-gah...
  17. Ernest Nagel

    The hotter the woman, the better men think chances are

    From the Weird Science Department. Even with the evolution/Darwinian explanation this makes little sense to me. :blink: http://vitals.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/12/14/9426089-the-hotter-the-woman-the-better-men-think-chances-are The hotter the woman, the better men think chances are...
  18. Ernest Nagel

    A Little Too Much Tylenol Each Time Can Be Deadly

    OTC is far from SAFE. Be careful about dosage and timing of all meds. http://healthland.time.com/2011/11/23/study-taking-just-a-little-too-much-tylenol-each-time-can-be-deadly/ [B]Study: Taking Just a Little Too Much Tylenol Each Time Can Be Deadly[/B] By Maia Szalavitz Wednesday...
  19. Ernest Nagel

    The Drive to Be Different

    http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/10/the-drive-to-be-different/ Anyone else see this or have any thoughts about it? Not a synopsis but kind of a teaser "...sex sells. But what it sells best is stuff that makes us feel special." Some very interesting points about appetites and food but...
  20. Ernest Nagel

    Filter bubbles and algorithmic gatekeepers

    We are increasingly looking at the internet through a keyhole not of our choosing. Google, Facebook, et al are "anticipating" our needs and interests based on past patterns of behavior. Do NOT like! :mad: http://tobefree.wordpress.com/2011/05/30/google-yahoo-facebook-are-hiding-things-from-you/
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