The NYTimes reports that kids born in the wintry months are more likely to store fat, thus setting themselves up for a higher risk of heart disease later in life. The UK-based study goes on to suggest that class might have something to do with it, too--if you don't have enough to eat, or access to proper healthcare, the cold weather's effects on your tiny baby body will be that much more intense.

Though Gothamist Weather loves blaming her parents for everything from her double-jointed arms to her too-long second toe, she is more inclined to believe that a childhood of Coke-filled bottles and Vienna Sausages have more to do with her fat retention than an October birth. Still, one wonders what Leta Dorito will have to say about all this in a few years.