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Episode 033: Just The Tip
8 years ago

Episode 033: Just The Tip

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Episode 033: Just The Tip

This week’s episode covers the following stories on 8BitDad.com for the week leading up to June 12th, 2012: PQotW: What Album Do You Listen …
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Older Dads Give Kids, Grandkids Longer Telomeres
8 years ago

Older Dads Give Kids, Grandkids Longer Telomeres

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In the past, we’d reported that older dads may make kids with lower IQs, and that the male biological clock is set to 41. Well, Captain Science is at it again, and this week’s news is that older fathers might make healthier kids – and grandkids.

These findings were presented in Monday’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (we know, we know…you get it in the mail along with The New Yorker) by Dan T. A. Eisenberg, M. Geoffrey Hayes and Christopher W. Kuzawa. The researchers found that although these little biological things we have in our DNA called telomeres shorten as we get old, men who wait to have kids until they’re older tend to bestow longer telomeres to two generations of descendents.

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29 Year Old Becomes Grandfather in England, Hilarity Ensues
9 years ago

29 Year Old Becomes Grandfather in England, Hilarity Ensues

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Shem Davies is 29, unemployed and overjoyed. He and his 30 year old ex-girlfriend Kelly John just celebrated the birth of their granddaughter.

Their daughter Tia gave birth last …
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Just Like F**kin’ Saigon!
10 years ago

Just Like F**kin’ Saigon!

Number one, this grandpa is awesome.

Number two, 8BitDad will make that line from Die Hard an internet meme.

Number three, remember that whenever your grandfather does something effed-up, …
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