Morning Radar: Three things we're talking about this morning
A real push: Obese people might soon be bribed to walk more, as part of a controversial health initiative being pushed by British ministers.
The proposal endorses a pilot project currently running in south London, where teenage girls who traipse on foot to school eight times get a £5 Topshop voucher; five times gets you a movie ticket.
Walking never felt so good.
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Re-prioritize: A new group is advocating for family time and donations to water redistribution projects as an alternative to the realities of an increasingly commodified Christmas, a "season of stress, traffic jams, and shopping lists."
"And when it's all over, many of us are left with presents to return, looming debt that will take months to pay off, and this empty feeling of missed purpose. Is this what we really want out of Christmas?" the group's website points out.
Although many have pushed for a downsizing of the holidays, it's notable that Christians are taking such a punk, Buy Nothing Day stance.
Sorry dad: It's that time of the month. With a rather inventive use of cell phone records, researchers have found that women avoid contact with their fathers during ovulation.
Women call their dads less frequently when they're really fertile and hang up on them sooner if their dads call. Ouch.
Apparently it's evolutionary, an anti-inbreeding measure.
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