What pork from pigs who had a cannabis-infused diet tastes like wasn't a burning question that I needed answered. But damned if I'm not all ears for the answer.
Mars, the company behind "Uncle Ben's," today revealed a new, slightly less racist brand name for the popular quick-cooking American rice. "Ben's Original." From AP: Mars had announced in the summer that the Uncle Ben's brand would "evolve." Since the 1940s, the rice boxes have featured a white-haired Black man, sometimes with a bow tie,… READ THE REST
Enjoying sex and food is not a sin and church leaders who tell you that are "overzealous," says Pope Francis. From the New York Post: "Pleasure arrives directly from God. It is neither Catholic nor Christian nor anything else; it is simply divine," he tells [author Carlo] Petrini in the book "TerraFutura: Conversations With Pope… READ THE REST
If 2020 has you pinching pennies, this site listing foods by calories per dollar may be helpful. Engineer Michael Kirk says he was inspired to create the list after calculating cost per calorie of fast foods. He notes, "We think we know what food costs, but we have no idea what nutrition costs. We needed… READ THE REST
If your summer found you sweltering somewhere, from your house to your garage to your RV to a tent in the forest, now's the time to start considering your plan for next year. Baking in some tiny unventilated space is no way to spend your time, even during a pandemic. Air conditioning units don't have… READ THE REST
You can never have enough power. While that sounds like a line from Niccolo Machiavelli, it's also the regular refrain from pretty much anyone with a mobile device. It seems like no matter how long you charge up before you leave the house, it doesn't take more than a few minutes of texting, map directions… READ THE REST
"Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door." That century-old quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson (sort of) is just as true today. If you build a better product, offer a better service or create a better infrastructure for customers, then with a bit of time and attention, the world… READ THE REST