Daily Archives: January 9, 2013

Leftover Links 9 January 2013

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For your enjoyment… it’s like a bouquet of flowers I picked off the web. A telling fortune to make on predictions – FT.com. Yankton Press & Dakotan > Archives > Community > Mysterious Lights In Sky Are Reported In Yankton Area. Police Stumped By Things Going Bump in the Night | Stuff.co.nz. Does Lead Exposure…

Stick out your tongue, say “ugh”

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Traditional Chinese medicine tongue diagnosis gains favour – Macleans.ca. Holly Fennell sees about 50 tongues a week. The first thing the naturopath looks at is the colour. A “nice pinky-red” is normal, but many of her patients have a dark purple hue, which is her first clue that there is something off with their energy,…

Serious skepticism needed in sweetened drinks and depression connection (UPDATE: Experts respond to today’s reports)

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The headline is getting wide distribution. But, don’t be taken! They went too far… Sweetened Drinks Linked to Depression Risk. Drinking sweetened beverages — either sugar-sweetened or diet — may be linked with a slightly higher depression risk, while drinking coffee may slightly lower the risk. That is the finding from a new study to…

Flash BOOM recorded in Salem, Mass

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People are hearing booms all over the place. It’s not an unusual thing. See BOOMS. But the causes can be very different. They can be fireworks (it was a holiday season), electric transformers blowing, sonic booms, shallow earthquakes or meteor explosions. This new boom, in Salem Massachusetts was caught on video. You’re Not Crazy, Mystery…