ART & CULTURE
They are told the room is soundproof as they open up about their girlfriends and say the sweetest things, inexplicably including “I think she’s got really neat feet.” These guys really pull out all the stops with their adjective use as they describe their girlfriends as considerate, expressive, passionate, and gorgeous — and pretty much make our hearts feel all warm and fuzzy in the process.
FOOD & KITCHEN
There’s a feeling of sadness that occurs when one eats the last pickle from the jar. Pickles are great, it’s understandable to mourn the end of them. But what’s left behind in that jar ― the pickle juice ― is full of possibilities. It can be used in a number of recipes to impart its briny, pickle-y flavor to a multitude of dishes. So whatever you do, don’t dump it.
Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia and affects memory, thinking and behavior and is on the rise. The number of Americans diagnosed with the disease is now over 5 million, with as many as 1 in 9 of those aged over 65 suffering with it. Although scientists and researchers are constantly searching for a cure for the disease, as of yet there is none and the pain and suffering for the patients continues.
At least 80 people died and dozens were injured when a truck plowed through a crowd that had gathered to watch traditional Bastille Day fireworks.
Computer programmers aren’t generally known for their roaring senses of humor, but a newly rediscovered piece of space history suggests that maybe they should be. Last week, former NASA intern Chris Garry uploaded the Apollo 11 flight source code to GitHub, revealing a legendary piece of flight software—and a whole bunch of jokes and topical 1960s references therein.
THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
One of Theresa May’s first acts as Prime Minister was to move responsibility for climate change to a new Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton struck different tones following the France terror attack Thursday night, with Trump saying he’d ask for a declaration of war against ISIS while Clinton called for greater intelligence gathering to fight terror groups.
Sania Mirza doesn’t need to “settle down”: “No matter how many Wimbledons we win” women are still asked about motherhood and marriage
Sania Mirza knows a thing or two about hitting back gracefully. She is the current top ranked women’s doubles tennis player in the world. In her home country of India, she’s one of the most successful athletes of all time. She’s 29 years old. And she really doesn’t have any interest in your nonsense concerns about marriage and babies.