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    [–] Dad tips Drone6040 1 points ago in daddit

    Sorry if it sounded pedantic.

    [–] Dad tips Drone6040 1 points ago in daddit

    In the US the number one risk factor is bottle feeding/not breast feeding...

    [–] Dad tips Drone6040 2 points ago in daddit

    As a Grad student I helped run a Sleep Lab where we studied Co-Sleeping. The most common misconception is that co-sleeping = bed sharing. It does not.

    Co-sleeping is sleeping with-in sensory range of the baby. That means the baby could be in a co-sleeper or crib next to the bed or simply in the same room. While sleeping in the same bed as a baby is technically co-sleeping it can create a very dangerous situation, especially if you are not going to be breastfeeding. If you are sleep deprived (which you will be), drinking, smoking, doing drugs, or on medication the risk of injury/death increases. Interestingly sleeping within sensory range is actually associated with lower risk or SIDS, especially when associated with breastfeeding.

    Chances are that at some point you will bed share with your kids (it turns out that 80% of Americans do) however if you do and you are doing so intentionally you need to take pre-cautions. No heavy sheets or blankets, No fluffy pillows, a firm mattress, never sleep on a couch or chair with you baby, etc. While these steps lower risk it does not eliminate it. If you are at all interested in Co-sleeping I would suggest article by Dr. James McKenna from Norte Dame University.

    We loved the Arm's Reach Co-sleeper. It allows baby to be near you and safe at the same time. Years later when My wife became pregnant my wife loved the co-sleeper since it meant she didn't have to get out of bed to breastfeed at night. She just grabbed my kids and slid them over to her.

    [–] What was the worst live performance you've ever seen? Drone6040 1 points ago in AskReddit

    Saw Better than Ezra a few years back with some friends. The show was at the zoo and I remember thinking wow the guys suck. They played 2 hours of poorly done cover songs. I wasnt really a fan to begin with but after they halfheartedly sang the lyrics wrong to a bunch of good songs I gave up and watched the lions. They were roaring in protest... so that was cool.

    [–] Oh look, a fish! Drone6040 3 points ago in Unexpected

    the last person to try and clean it up went missing.

    [–] Reddit, As of Lately, What Has Been The BEST Thing You've Recently Discovered on the Internet? Drone6040 4 points ago in AskReddit

    Huh... I grew up with her. I had no idea what she was doing. Although I do remember her as a musician. That's a great song.

    [–] Do any other species besides humans bury their dead? Drone6040 1 points ago in askscience

    There is strong evidence to suggest that homo naledi also buried their dead ~200,000+ years ago. The leading hypothesis to explain the rising star site is that it's a burial site.

    [–] Whats the strangest thing you found in your house/property after you bought it? Drone6040 3 points ago in AskReddit

    I found a creepy ass room in the garage. I was renovating the garage and ripping out the wood paneling and there was a door with no door knob on it behind the paneling. I opened the door and found myself in a 5 × 7 room that was behind my guest bathroom on the ground floor. There was an unused shower, a rental phone from the 50s, a chair, a single crutch, and a shit ton of spiderwebs. You could see into the guest bath room from the small holes in the wall.

    [–] Good answer Drone6040 5 points ago in TumblrInAction

    To be fair Nala was a bad ass hunter who literally kicked Simba's ass all through out the movie until he stopped eating bugs and decided to fuck his uncle up. I think it would be safe to say that Nala should have just kicked scar's ass herself and avoided putting the kid who eats bugs on the throne.

    [–] What's the strangest/weirdest thing you've seen in someone else's house? Drone6040 2 points ago in AskReddit

    In high school I went to my friends house for the first time. I knew he was Jewish and that his mom was a bit eccentric. So I was surprised to find a Giant crucifix on the wall and a life sized Jesus in crucifixion pose laying on a beach lounger set in sand, with aviators, a straw hat, and a drink in his hand all in the middle of the living room. When I asked my friend just said "don't ask."

    [–] Was roofied at a bar after drinking a shot meant for my girlfriend. I feel worse after making a report with the police given how I was treated. Drone6040 1 points ago in TwoXChromosomes

    You forgot IL. I lived in Chicago for years and the cops literally could not give a flying fuck. one time I literally could not get them to take a police report for identity theft. They just flat out refused. Another time we caught and detained a thief (they had broken into our apartment complex and were stealing packages for the 5th time in a month) and they took 35 minutes to show up. It was a joke.

    [–] Just about sums it up, doesn't it? Drone6040 24 points ago in TumblrInAction

    But think about it 99%* of all crimes are committed by "Cis heteros".

    *62% of all stats are made up.

    [–] My Ghost Rider costume! Drone6040 6 points ago in gifs

    So I thought that I had seen it and just blocked it from memory but after watching that trailer I know I was wrong! Off to blockbuster... dammit.

    [–] Got my woodworking starter kit today! Lets go Drone6040 32 points ago in woodworking

    Roughly $1,500.00 US. Not too bad

    I took a much different approach. I bought the cheapest crap I could find, slowly replacing every tool when it broke with better stuff. I would say I spent ~50% more than I had to.

    [–] Men tend to be most attracted to women with a relatively low waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) and a low BMI. New research casts doubt on the claim that such women are found attractive because they are healthy and fertile. Instead, both low WHRs and low BMIs were linked to reduced fertility. Drone6040 2 points ago in science

    Simple way to determine if it's a hardwired thing is look at what is considered desirable or sexual in various human populations (not just western one like this study). You will find that the markers of attractiveness differ with cultural setting.

    For example... men in the western developed world are attracted to breast and view them sexually, however, Dettwyler (1995) tells us that of the hundreds of societies surveyed breast are only a sexual trait in like 9 of them. So yeah culture... (Source hold a PhD in the study of Human Evolution)

    [–] Men tend to be most attracted to women with a relatively low waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) and a low BMI. New research casts doubt on the claim that such women are found attractive because they are healthy and fertile. Instead, both low WHRs and low BMIs were linked to reduced fertility. Drone6040 -2 points ago in science

    Cultural values and norms override evolution and natural selection all the time. Culture and our ability to adapt to all sorts of novel situations because of it is an extremely strong force that dictates behavior in humans and not soo much in other species.

    Ex:We should be striving to have as many kids as we can in order to maximize our fitness instead most people in the US delay children and have only a few... because that is the cultural norm.

    [–] Major Bank - Potential teller’s “error” withdrew funds from my account and gave the cash to an unknown customer. What are my steps? Drone6040 1 points ago in personalfinance

    File the police report. If you have any evidence you were not in the area or at a different location provide it to the police. Then contact the fraud department and give them the police report number. Then contact the bank manager and give them the police report number, the fraud report number and tell hm you will be contacting news 5 or 7 or 2 if the issue is not resolved immediately.

    [–] What is something you will never be able to tolerate? Drone6040 1 points ago in AskReddit

    No problem. I do my best for those who must go without.