Posts tagged with ‘food’

Scary research

Genuinely terrifying: Researchers [in Israel] looked at 1,112 rulings involving requests for parole (or for changes of incarceration terms) presented to eight judges. They heard cases daily, interrupting for a morning snack and lunch. The odds of an inmate receiving a favorable decision started at 65%, first thing in the morning, then steadily dropped until […]

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NCBI ROFL: That’s one miraculous conception. | Discoblog | Discover Magazine Girl with no vagina accidentally gets pregnant under, um, remarkable circumstances. Has the flavour of an urban myth but was published in an actual scientific journal… so I guess we take it at face value. (del.icio.us tags: medicine ) accidental mysteries: How Genetics Works […]

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bookofjoe: Slim Chips are made of paper — ‘Tastes great, less filling’ 'Writes Júlíusson, "Slim Chips are good and they contain no calories. Instead of getting fat you can now eat paper with different flavors. It's like eating tasty air. Slim Chips are made out of edible paper and pure organic tastes."' (del.icio.us tags: food […]

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Cockle bread – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Found while looking for something else: 'Seventeenth century English women usually "got their man" by baking a 'cockle bread', a bread whose dough was kneaded and pressed against the woman's vulva and then baked.' (del.icio.us tags: C17th bread food )