Neanderthal DNA Deep in Human Genes: People of Asian and European descent, almost anyone with origins outside of Africa, - have inherited a sliver of DNA from the Neanderthals - some of them may protect modern humans against infections. Yea, well I just had my DNA tested by 23 and Me and to say my family has Neanderthal genes would apparently be giving us an upgrade. In fact, they sent me what was basically an apology letter saying “sorry, but we have no idea where the hell any of the crap we found in your lineage comes from. May you and your family find comfort in the fact that the statutes of limitations don’t go back 10,000 years.”
Lawsuit Claims LaCroix Beverages Contain Cockroach Poison: The makers of the wildly popular sparkling water LaCroix, which has become a phenomenon over the past year, were hit with a lawsuit alleging the beverage contains "non-natural flavorings," including an ingredient said to be used as a "cockroach insecticide.” And that my friends, is exactly why I still do most of my drinking right out of the garden hose.
Google to Shut Down Google+: Google announced they are going to shut down the consumer version of Google+ over the next 10 months. While you always hate to see businesses closing, I suppose they made the right decision considering all the people across the country who are asking “and what the hell is Google+?”