you're likely familiar with placentophagy...you know, the art of placenta consumption. Apparently the practice is brand new to Time writer Joel Stein who spent an entire article mocking his wife for to consume her own placenta for its many benefits.
This is one soiree that I would not want to attend. A swine flu party. Apparently there has been talk that swine flu parties are being arranged to expose children to the H1N1 virus early —and giving the kid immunity – before the strain becomes more virulent later on. This would be in the same […]
If my Facebook feed is any indication, the biggest news of today (as I write this Thursday night) is the unexpected death of Michael Jackson, and the expected, if sad, death of Farrah Fawcett. I was surprised by the news of Michael Jackson’s death, but not shocked. His was a sad life, although much of […]
This just in from a group of British researchers: decaying baby teeth may not be worth filling. Finally, a group of experts who supports the “Why bother, they’re just going to fall out anyway” defense. But seriously, folks … as reported in this BBC News piece, researchers at Manchester University recently collected data from 50 […]
When I first heard a father wanted Medicaid to pay for his daughter’s diapers, I had the reaction most of you probably did. Here we go again. But this story is much more detailed – and infinitely sadder – than some guy just trying to get what he can get. Floyd Smith is a widow […]
Let’s start with some good stuff New Hampshire governor John Lynch signed a bill legalizing gay marriage into law yesterday. Lynch, who personally opposes gay marriage, fought for a clause that would exempt churches and other religious organizations from performing gay marriage if the choose not to. That makes almost all of New England that […]