Boing Boing shared The New England Journal of Medicine showing "The Burden of Disease and the Changing Task of Medicine" showing the past and recent years -- "At first glance, the inaugural 1812 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine and Surgery, and the Collateral Branches of Science seems reassuringly familiar: a review of angina pectoris, articles on infant diarrhea and burns. The apparent similarity to today's Journal, however, obscures a fundamental discontinuity (1812a, b, c; see Historical Journal Articles Cited). Disease has changed since 1812. People have different diseases, doctors hold different ideas about those diseases, and diseases carry different meanings in society. To understand the material and conceptual transformations of disease over the past 200 years, one must explore the incontrovertibly social nature of disease.
This Twaggie comic strip shows the equation to a pizza.
Twaggie's comic strip shows "people who reply 'K' to a message are just too lazy to write..."
What about "kk"? ;)
Blue's News share a two pages Cracked.com article showing fourteen/14 photographs/photos. that shatter your image of famous people -- "When you step out the door, you're playing a role. Whether you're a hippie, stock broker, police officer or biker, you dress the way the world expects you to dress, you act the way the world expects you to act. So you can imagine how much more intense this is for celebrities, whose very careers depend on managing a public image down to the molecule.
Neatorama shares a Mental Floss/mental_floss blog shows the "seven/7 downsides to being left-handed -- The world has been out to get lefties for thousands of years. And while we no longer force 10% of the population to learn to write with their right hand or burn them at the stake as witches, the odds still aren’t stacked in their favor..."
VideoSift shares an educational 5.75 minutes TEDEducation YouTube video showing "Sex Determination: More Complicated Than You Thought -- From something as small and complex as a chromosome to something as seemingly simple as the weather, sex determination systems vary significantly across the animal kingdom.