GeekLikeMe.net

GeekLikeMe

(home)
Insert quarter. Avoid Klingons.
Collected web clippings, ramblings, and scribblings from me to you.

Wednesday: September 2, 2009

Turns out that sixty percent of adults can't digest milk.Turns out that sixty percent of adults can't digest milk.

Being able to digest milk is so strange that scientists say we shouldn't really call lactose intolerance a disease, because that presumes it's abnormal. Instead, they call it lactase persistence, indicating what's really weird is the ability to continue to drink milk.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 7:34 AM | Tags (5) | digestion | milk | adults | lactose | food |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

There might be a link between health risks and video game playing in adults.There might be a link between health risks and video game playing in adults.

...players also reported lower extraversion, consistent with research on adolescents that linked video-game playing to a sedentary lifestyle and overweight status, and to mental-health concerns.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:33 PM | Tags (5) | adults | gaming | health | risks | study |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


1 Last »»