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Tuesday: May 11, 2010

Experts figure out that eating more nuts is key to lowering your cholesterol.Experts figure out that eating more nuts is key to lowering your cholesterol.

It is not yet clear why nuts have this effect, although one suggestion is that it is down to the plant sterols they contain, which are thought to interfere with cholesterol absorption. Lead researcher Joan Sabate said increasing nut consumption as part of a healthy diet should be recommended.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 9:56 AM | Tags (8) | health | nuts | cholesterol | bbc | absorption | sterols | food | eats |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 16, 2009

The grand history of the Internet, in a nutshell.The grand history of the Internet, in a nutshell.

While the complete history of the Internet could easily fill a few books, this article should familiarize you with key milestones and events related to the growth and evolution of the Internet between 1969 to 2009.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:03 AM | Tags (7) | aol | bbs | history | internet | nutshell | unix | worldwideweb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

Krispy Kreme burger now available for purposeful clogging of arteries.Krispy Kreme burger now available for purposeful clogging of arteries.

The story goes that the inventor of this 1,500 calorie sandwich was trying to make a burger, ran out of buns, then proceeded used glazed doughnuts instead. The final touch? Deep frying the whole thing. Hospital please.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 4:11 PM | Tags (6) | burger | calories | dougnuts | food | krispykreme | sandwich |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

Homer Simpson is the new face of healthy eating over in Britain.Homer Simpson is the new face of healthy eating over in Britain.

The government hopes that viewers will realize they should follow that behavior, and not the beer-swilling, doughnut-guzzling diet of Homer Simpson and his family.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 3:38 PM | Tags (7) | homer | simpsons | health | eating | britain | beer | doughnuts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

Dunkin' Donuts to introduce some toffee with your coffee. Yum.Dunkin' Donuts to introduce some toffee with your coffee. Yum.

Jeff Hager of Hoover, Ala., had won top honors for 'Toffee for Your Coffee,' which is described as 'a sour cream cake donut topped with glaze and chopped Heath Bar' bits.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 8:10 AM | Tags (6) | donuts | coffee | food | toffee | bakeoff | creative |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Dunkin' Donuts pulls the curtain back on new online social ordering experience.Dunkin' Donuts pulls the curtain back on new online social ordering experience.

You'll still need somebody to be your coffee mule but now there is less chance of them screwing up your order.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 1:57 PM | Tags (5) | coffee | donuts | online | ordering | social |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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