Simon Rogers, a data journalist and data editor at Google, created a series of maps showing the regional popularity of certain kinds of restaurant.
A new study from the scientific journal Metabolites analyzed the pigment molecules in 157 different kinds of tomatoes in order to figure out the role that colors play in flavor (emphasis added). Chemical and Engineering News summarized the findings well: The team measured amounts of chlorophyll, responsible for green color, and prolycopene, a type of… READ THE REST
New York City's Serendipity 3 restaurant already sells a $300 burger. Want fries with that? Now you can finally have them, for $200 more. This month, Guinness World Records certified the Crème de la Crème Pomme Frites as the most expensive order of fries on the planet. From Reuters: The Crème de la Crème Pomme… READ THE REST
Sheep's milk feta cheese that has been aged in brine is sublime. Soft and creamy, it has a salty tang and a smooth mouthfeel that's hard to resist. Cow milk "feta," which is lower in fat, just doesn't compare. It's bland and doesn't spread well on bread. In this video, Ethan Chlebowski explains the differences… READ THE REST
Mushrooms may be among the most misunderstood living organisms on planet Earth. That's partially due to their exotic, almost alien-like look. It's also partially due to their age-old connection to mysticism and folklore from centuries past. Yet another reason is much more firmly grounded in today, as some mushrooms can be poisonous, while others have… READ THE REST
No one needs to tell you the pace of life is increasing. Whether you're a baby boomer, a Gen Xer, a millennial, or even a Gen Zer, you can feel it. Whether you grew up in the '50s, the '80s, or the 2000s, the world you experienced as a kid was a much slower pace… READ THE REST
When you're training in the fine arts of IT disciplines, there are many different masters to serve. You could load up on CompTIA certifications. As the world leader in IT preparedness testing, an armload of their credentials is impressive on any resume. However, many of tech's glitterati have their own premium proprietary testing standards to… READ THE REST