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Hurricane Harvey


The heroic and unselfish response to catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, which struck Texas on August 25, 2017, continues to inspire people to live in a manner that shows compassion for their fellow humans. Regardless of what…

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Ice Cream


But many say that the first ice cream is credited to Emperor Nero of Rome. It was a combination of snow, nectar, fruit pulp, and honey. Others state that Marco Polo, a 13th century adventurer,…

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My favorite energy drink


I was driving to work the other day, enjoying my obligatory glass of morning . This morning it was a can of Red Bull, I did not have time to stop at Starbucks, and I…

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Perks of Coffee


Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world – it’s also mega business. Coffee plants are cultivated in over 70 nations. It’s an important export product for Latin America, Southeast Asia, and…

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Yogurt


Historians credit nomadic herdsmen in Central Asia for beginning the entire yogurt craze, likely around 6000 BC, After they milked their animals, they kept the milk in containers made from animal stomachs, which tended to…

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Corn


Asia had its rice, Europe had its oats and wheat, America had its corn. Maize, or Indian corn, originated in the Americas and Mexico and has been their mainstay for centuries. However, the plant has…

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Things you can do with coffee grounds


Is there anything as genuinely useless refuse? I’d think not, especially in light of the plethora of information on the best way best to reuse things of little worth. Things that most individuals undervalue, by…

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What’s the deal with Tomatoes?


Why do you eat Tomatoes? Since it makes my soup appear mild and taste good. That’s the answer most girls we ask the above question gave until we let them see more legitimate reasons why…

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Super Foods


The lettuce or the peaches are not the same as before. It’s a subject of conversation on many tables and a reality that has driven a new generation of dietetics: that of the so-called super…

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Misunderstood Armadillos


Armadillos are relatively recent immigrants into the American south and southeast. Their population has spread quickly in the few decades they have been in America, and they’ve already taken over almost all the non-desert regions…

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