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Submission + - Military Breastfeeding Photos Cause Controversy

justsayboom writes: Breastfeeding has been in the news a lot lately. First, there was the TIME Magazine photo that sparked a controversy about attachment parenting. The photos, which depict two real women in Air Force uniforms breastfeeding their children, is part of a campaign a breastfeeding awareness campaign launched by the Mom2Mom support group on the Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington State.

Submission + - Sugar Might Make You Stupider

justsayboom writes: With obesity and diabetes on the rise, it's no wonder that so much attention is paid to our diets, especially those high in fat and sugar. New research supports this level of scrutiny. The study found that rats whose diets were higher in high-fructose corn syrup were essentially stupider" than their counterparts whose diets were higher in omega-3 fatty acids.

Submission + - The Desire to "Sext" May Be Primal, Built Into Our Brains

justsayboom writes: "Sexting" has become a favorite celebrity pastime, with more photographs of naked celebrities having been leaked over the last two years than over the previous centuries. Researchers are saying that the primal urge to sext can be attributed to the design of the sexual brain, rather than modern celebrity culture or technology.