Don’t Worry, Get Married
Smiley people seem to have more wedded bliss
This is strange: to predict how successful your marriage will be, take out an old yearbook picture of yourself. Are you smiling big, just like the class photographer wanted you to do? That’s a good indicator that you’re not going to get divorced.
Also in today’s links: wolves in Montana, allergies to fruit and veggies, and more.
- We think of fruits and vegetables as near-perfect foods: natural, tasty, full of vitamins, low-calorie. But a British allergy consultant says that the number of cases of allergies to fruits and vegetables seems to be out-stripping peanut allergies in Britain.
- Toronto is considering a proposal that would require that roofs on any new buildings larger than 5,000 square meters be covered with vegetation on 30 to 60 percent of their area.
- This is a long video, but well worth it: it tells the story of the battles being fought over wolves by ranchers and conservationists, to determine what role the predators should have in the vast Yellowstone landscape in Montana.
- I was considering including a link in here to a story on bed bugs, but that just grossed me out. Somehow, this article on using human feces as fuel was more palatable.