“Scientists have found that marinating pork in beer — yes, beer — can reduce the level of carcinogens”
@KathleenMRooney: Most mind-blowing fact I’ve encountered all month, scurvy-related or otherwise.
Ok, brb. Off to buy a crate of oranges!
Here’s, I think, an important and pretty cool story I wrote for Fast Company yesterday:
While other non-reusable syringes can cost 200% more than standard syringes, the ABCs (A Behaviour Changing Syringe) cost approximately four cents, only 1% more than the standard syringes. … Dr. David Swann tested the ABCs in India, and found that 100% of men, women, and children (both literate and illiterate) correctly identified the red syringe to be dangerous.
“It didn’t matter if their significant other was an excellent hostess or intelligent, men were more likely to feel subconsciously worse about themselves when their female partner succeeded than when she failed, according to the study published online in the APA Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. However, women’s self-esteem was not affected by their male partners’ successes or failures, according to the research, which looked at heterosexual Americans and Dutch.”
High-profile suicides have the hacker community talking about how to protect itself
Read: The Verge