Morning Links

  • The always-worth-reading Gary Taubes is back in the NYT, this time rescuing salt.
  • Slate magazine argues that humans are pathetic at every physical challenge except one, in a provocatively titled piece, All Men Can’t Jump: Why nearly every sport except long-distance running is fundamentally absurd.
  • More bad news for soy:  The latest study says soy doesn’t improve cognitive functioning as hoped — but doctors recommend taking it anyways since it’s low fat.
  • STING OPERATION: The ATF set up a sting in Chicago, catching three men and arresting them on felony charges.  Their crime?   Trying to buy cigarettes that weren’t approved by Uncle Sam.
  • STING OPERATION PART 2:  Watch for black markets arising in soda smuggling, should we travel down the Bloomberg path of politics and prohibition.

About Bob Ewing

On twitter @DCBarefootRun. Media guy for libertarian law firm by day, primal/paleo (rocking climbing, BJJ, barefooter) by, well, lunchtime...
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