"If I'm going to die, if Al Jourgensen is going to die, I don't want it to be from recalled yogurt."
On the eve of Ministry's newest release, From Beer to Eternity
, and in the wake of Mike Scaccia's passing, Al seems to find a tremendous amount of peace with putting Ministry to rest. [more inside]
"During the most recent ice age, milk was essentially a toxin to adults because — unlike children — they could not produce the lactase enzyme required to break down lactose, the main sugar in milk. But as farming started to replace hunting and gathering in the Middle East around 11,000 years ago, cattle herders learned how to reduce lactose in dairy products to tolerable levels by fermenting milk to make cheese or yogurt. Several thousand years later, a genetic mutation spread through Europe that gave people the ability to produce lactase — and drink milk — throughout their lives. That adaptation opened up a rich new source of nutrition that could have sustained communities when harvests failed." - The Milk Revolution - how a single mutation expanded (some) of humanity's diet. (Nature.com)
Combining the only two things that women in commericals can talk about in groups, it's Dannon
Birth Control on the Bottom.
From Yahoo sketch comedy show SketchY
, starring twitter queen Megan Amram
and a very angry Weird Al.
The Yogurt Encyclopaedia
(254kb pdf). With information such as how to make your own yogurt, the origins of yogurt and many recipes using yogurt, the Yogurt Encyclopaedia certainly... contains a lot of information on yogurt. [more inside]
are supposed to disgust you into buying low-fat yogurt.