Links roundup: August 1

Some of my favourite stories around the web this week:From BBC News, how emotional pain turns into physical pain.From Daily Tomorrow, do you know what you're putting on your face?From the New York Times, is the link between mayonnaise and food poisoning a myth?From Grist Magazine, how to green your funeral.From Mental Health Notes, 5 […]

Some of my favourite stories around the web this week:

From BBC News, how emotional pain turns into physical pain.

From Daily Tomorrow, do you know what you’re putting on your face?

From the New York Times, is the link between mayonnaise and food poisoning a myth?

From Grist Magazine, how to green your funeral.

From Mental Health Notes, 5 questions to ask your doctor about prescription medication.

From Science Daily, toxic chemicals have been found in common scented laundry products and air fresheners.

And from Lisa’s Vegetarian Kitchen, Chickpea Flour Pancakes with Crushed Peas, Ginger, Chilies and Cilantro.

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