ART & CULTURE
FOOD & KITCHEN
Many fruits and vegetables are perishable and require refrigeration to guard against bacterial and foodborne illnesses such as E. coli or listeria, but not all produce needs to be chilled before you cook or eat them. In fact, some foods can deteriorate if kept in cold conditions or are fresher or taste better at room temperature. Here are six foods that are best stored on your countertop or in your cool, dark pantry instead.
Popping an ADHD pill, such as Adderall, to enhance your studying and boost grades might sound tempting. But you could be risking rare and serious side effects like heart attack, stroke, and possibly even death, for little, if any benefit.
The new species of giant dinosaur that lived 100 million years ago belonged to a group that included some of the largest to roam the Earth. Related to the Titanosaur, its fossils have been painstakingly dug from Kemerevo region over recent years.
We’re a week into the Rio Olympics and one can barely glance at the TV or Internet without being assaulted by the images of impossibly fit bodies achieving incredible feats of athleticism. And, of course, the barrage of ads celebrating these feats and implying that if we the viewers weren’t such lazy, unmotivated plebes, we too could stand astride life’s podium, but only after we down some Powerade or swing by Subway.
One of the hard facts of our solar system is that even with eight perfectly nice planets, Earth remains the only house on the block with its lights on—at least in terms of life. Mars, it’s increasingly clear, was once a warm, watery planet and had a shot at cooking up biology, but only until numerous environmental cataclysms turned it dry and cold.
THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
#Fitspo can be great: it can motivate, build communities, and for those in front of the camera, even launch careers. Feeds full of perfectly taut abs and lean limbs can also feel incredibly unattainable, however, and might even drive viewers in the opposite direction of a healthy lifestyle.
It was during the 6-day gruelling race, around 20 miles in from the start, that Dion noticed a new competitor by his side – a small homeless dog. Much to his surprise, the canine runner stayed by his side for 22 miles until the finish line.