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The FDA Unveils New Food Labels: Here’s 6 Changes Coming to Food Packages Soon

The FDA Unveils New Food Labels: Here’s 6 Changes Coming to Food Packages Soon

On Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled its long-awaited new requirements for food labels. Although they superficially look similar to the old ones, the content and calculations will be new. The changes were made to give more accurate health information that is reflective of new research as […]

by January 10, 2017 7 comments Science, Trending
Secrets to Brewing Amazing Coffee

Secrets to Brewing Amazing Coffee

Americans are obsessed with coffee. Kuerig has replaced the basic coffee maker in most kitchens. There seems to be a Starbucks on every block. Surveys from Gallup say almost two-thirds of adults drink coffee each and every day. Unfortunately, despite more ways to find coffee, Americans are not always adept […]

by January 9, 2017 7 comments Uncategorized
Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Walmart is the United States’ biggest employer. Its low-pay and few benefits are controversial, since many Walmart workers then rely on social services to bridge the gap in human services. However, a new report by The Tampa Bay Times has highlighted another unusual and unexpected result of having such a […]

by January 8, 2017 8 comments Politics, Trending
KFC Fried Chicken Recipe May Have Been Revealed

KFC Fried Chicken Recipe May Have Been Revealed

A 770-pound safe wrapped in 24 inches of concrete houses the recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). The 11 secret ingredients that make up the flavoring of KFC’s chicken are further guarded by motion detectors and video cameras. All that security may be for naught, however, now that a nephew […]

by January 7, 2017 5 comments Food, Trending
3 Scientific Breakthroughs That May Change Your Life: Water on Mars, the Missing Link and Cancer Bloodtests

3 Scientific Breakthroughs That May Change Your Life: Water on Mars, the Missing Link and Cancer Bloodtests

Science isn’t just for nerds, and it isn’t a matter of old discoveries found in dusty ancient tomes. Science is a live subject, encompassing nearly everything about our vast world. There are as many exciting recent discoveries as there are old ones. Let’s consider the greatest discoveries in the world […]

by January 6, 2017 0 comments Science, Trending
Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

A Chinese prison is seeing surprising results in the rehabilitation of inmates by sending them to classes based on the teachings of Confucius. Confucianism is a blend of philosophy and religion established in the 6th–5th century BCE. Although there is no official religion in China, the Chinese have followed these […]

by January 5, 2017 6 comments Politics, World
Photographer Sues Getty for Copyright Infringement of Free Images Donated to Library of Congress

Photographer Sues Getty for Copyright Infringement of Free Images Donated to Library of Congress

Travel to all 50 states and Puerto Rico. 50 hardback photography books. Publications for National Geographic and about the World Trade Center. A tour of every county of Ireland. For photographer Carol M. Highsmith, it’s all in a life’s work. Having spent the majority of her life photographing life in […]

by January 4, 2017 0 comments Arts, Trending
Going on Spring Break Vacation: Consider TSA’s Top Tips for Making it Through the Security Line Quickly

Going on Spring Break Vacation: Consider TSA’s Top Tips for Making it Through the Security Line Quickly

For many travelers, there’s nothing more annoying than waiting through various security lines in the airport. The TSA screeners and their tools are a necessary evil, but if you’ve ever been singled out or had a difficult time removing your shoes, phone, laptop and medicine at the same time, you […]

by January 3, 2017 5 comments Trending, World
How Transgender Bathroom Bans Are Rooted in the History of American Restroom Segregation

How Transgender Bathroom Bans Are Rooted in the History of American Restroom Segregation

North Carolina became the first state to mandate discrimination against transgender people, including banning them from using bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity. The law guts other protections for LGBT persons. However, the bathroom segregation law in particular is rooted in troublesome fears about bathroom violence […]

by January 2, 2017 10 comments Politics, Trending
The Worst Things You Can Say to Your Significant Other

The Worst Things You Can Say to Your Significant Other

You Sound Just Like Your Mother / Father When a man tells a woman she sounds just like her mother, it usually causes a much bigger fight. That’s because women often have complex relationships with their mothers, and son-in-laws often interpret her concerns as nags. So basically when a man […]

by December 29, 2016 6 comments Trending