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Study: Older Dads Associated With Taller Kids, Better BMIs, Worse Metabolism
6 years ago

Study: Older Dads Associated With Taller Kids, Better BMIs, Worse Metabolism

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Put on your science hats because this article’s going to have that annoying “less than or equal to” sign in it.

Clinical Endocrinology, a journal about – duh – endocrines and clinics and stuff, published a study that says older dads create kids that are taller, slimmer, but with higher cholesterol.

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ActiveDads Outing in New Zealand Seeks to Involve Fathers
7 years ago

ActiveDads Outing in New Zealand Seeks to Involve Fathers

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Recently, fathers and their kids had a family day at the Ecoworld Aquarium in Picton, New Zealand to encourage dads’ involvement with their families.

The outing, part of the …
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Anti-Smoking Ad With Father Controversial For Bottle-Feeding
7 years ago

Anti-Smoking Ad With Father Controversial For Bottle-Feeding

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New Zealand rugby star Piri Weepu was in an anti-smoking commercial. There was a two second clip of him bottle-feeding his baby – which is a sweet image for a father*. But as MSNBC reports, “the country’s Health Sponsorship Council bowed to pressure from La Leche League and other motherhood advocacy groups,” and removed the bottle-feeding scene because it didn’t align with the “breast is best” values of the country.

Le sigh.

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Episode 014: Bob’s Your Uncle
7 years ago

Episode 014: Bob’s Your Uncle

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Episode 014: Bob’s Your Uncle

This week’s episode covers the following stories on 8bitdad.com for the week leading up to January 23rd, 2012: What Finish Line Has Your Dad Carried …
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8BD Talks To Father Of Girl Who Handled Lion Encounter Like A Boss Valiant
7 years ago

8BD Talks To Father Of Girl Who Handled Lion Encounter Like A Boss Valiant

This video of Sofia Walker was a fascinating comparison to what Dyrk Daniels captured a while back between a baby and a white Bengal tiger at the Cougar Moutain Zoo in Issaquah, Washington State.

I got to talk to Sofia’s father, Julian, about this unique experience his wife caught on camera at the Wellington Zoo in New Zealand.

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New Zealand Girl Steals Dad’s Ecstasy, Gets Whole Class High
8 years ago

New Zealand Girl Steals Dad’s Ecstasy, Gets Whole Class High

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Not a huge story, but just yesterday, some 13 year old girl in New Zealand’s Fairfield College brought her dad’s ecstasy to school, gave it to her classmates during their lunch hour, and, I’m assuming, rolled hard.

The girls said, according to TVNZ, that they thought the pills were “sweets.” The dad whose stash got raided wasn’t available for comment. But wherever he is, he’s not enjoying his club music half as much as he could be.

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Knowing Your Kid’s a Future Loser – At Age THREE
8 years ago

Knowing Your Kid’s a Future Loser – At Age THREE

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Have you ever got to the end of your rope and screamed, “Kid, do you want to end up a compulsive, overweight jerk with some form of gonorrhea?!”
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