The Obesity Era

Blaming individuals for obesity may be altogether wrong, as this article states. It points out a lot of research reveals that obesity is not just a failure of individual will-power and responsibility. Blaming individual people for their own (or their children’s) obesity is counterproductive (though it certainly is profitable). Most of this research “…makes it clear that obesity isn’t a simple school physics experiment.Much more research is needed.

We Are [Neutron] Star Dust. We Are Golden…

“…/And we’ve got to get ourselves/Back to the garden” Woodstock, Joni Mitchell

This is interesting! I knew we are “star stuff” but specifically “neutron-star-collision stuff” is cool! It also makes me wonder how technological life would be different if it developed where they didn’t have these resources or if our planet was seeded with an extra crap-ton of stuff from a supernova!

Birds Sing to Their Eggs, and This Song Might Help Their Babies Survive Climate Change | Science | Smithsonian Magazine

Australian Zebra Finches use their voices to change how their chicks will grow before they hatch out of their eggs! Wild!