Interesting article from Medline
Ancient humans had healthier teeth than people do today, researchers say.
This decline in oral health over the past 7,500 years is the result of changes in oral bacteria due to human evolution and industrialization, the study authors said. These changes have led to chronic oral and other health problems, according to the report published Feb. 18 in Nature Genetics.
Similar information from Discover Magazine
…ancient hunter-gatherers actually had pretty good dental health, as evidenced by their healthy teeth and diverse bacterial populations. Things didn’t start going downhill until the Neolithic period, about 10,000 years ago.
I missed it. It was yesterday. But, the sentiments are still there.
As the story goes, the drink was actually named after a woman named Margarita. Dallas socialite Margarita Sames was known hosting fabulous parties. During a Christmas poolside party at her vacation home in Acapulco, Margarita once again initiated one of her favorite party games. The Dallas socialite would saunter behind the bar and craft new drinks for her guests to taste and rate.
Remember the Terminator movies – how “Arnold” (the Terminator) would look at stuff and get all kinds of dials and gauges and instructions that appeared in his field of vision? But they didn’t block his vision in any way? Wasn’t that cool?
Google is announcing “Google Glass”, and implementation of this kind of technology, will be available before the end of 2013. And, even though it is Google and not Apple who is announcing it (right now, anyway), the technology will work with iPhones as well as Andoid devices via Bluetooth.
Ooops. Missed it. Well here goes.
The color blue. So, if you’re camping or picnicking, I guess blue jeans are not the best choice for wear (or BSU gear )
Chasing the dream.
Probably best known for the Vacation movies and his stint on Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase was an early drummer for the rock group Steely Dan.
A Name is Just a Name. Or is it?
We got a bunch of snow this winter, unlike the past few years. Of course, what we had was nothing compared to what they got on the Eastern Seaboard. So, I had to kinda wonder about this…
A famous climate scientist predicted that the Arctic would be ice-free in five years. Unfortunately for him, that was five years ago.
The Guardian published an article in August 2008 in which Professor Wieslaw Maslowski produced a forecast “which indicated that by 2013 there will be no ice in the Arctic, other than a few outcrops on islands near Greenland and Canada, between mid-July and mid-September.”