April 18, 2024

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A New Normal (For Now)

What once seemed like a far away nuisance has suddenly disrupted the daily rhythms of life on every continent. Flights have been grounded, sports leagues have been suspended, and employees are being told to work from home (or not at all); as the coronavirus outbreak has moved from epidemic to pandemic status, many of us find ourselves in a state of flux. That which we took for granted is now restricted, off-limits, or presented as a danger. In America, some felt that the tipping point came when the NCAA decided to cancel the men’s and women’s college basketball tournament- known as March Madness- entirely, an unprecedented step. As the cash

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China Fights Spread of Wuhan Virus

Amidst a comparatively hectic newsweek week full of stories on wars, geopolitics, and impeachment, the resurgence of the Wuhan virus in China has seemingly slipped under the radar. Originating from the city of Wuhan (for which the virus is named), Chinese authorities are springing into action to try and limit the spread of the disease. Additionally, three North American airports have begun to screen overseas visitors and travelers for symptoms of the virus. The Wuhan virus is similar to the coronavirus, leaving those infected with pneumonia-like symptoms. The virus itself is believed to have spread from an open-air market in the city of Wuhan, where livestock and produce are sold.

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Do Alcohol Breathalyzers Really Work?

For many years, police have relied on alcohol breathalyzer machines to determine whether or not a person has been drinking and driving. They’ve been used in the field and in the station, and have become what we’ve thought to be a reliable means to determine alcohol consumption levels. But now, new information has come that suggests that these machines are not as reliable as were once thought. How can this be? Breathalyzers work by detecting the presence and amount of alcohol on a person’s breath, so as to give an indication as to their level of intoxication. In the United States, the legal limit is 0.08 BAC, or blood alcohol

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Summer is Coming: Up Your Grill Game With These Flaming Hot Deals on BBQ Grills

It’s almost time to crack open some cold ones and cook up some delicious backyard favorites. But there’s one major problem: your current grill isn’t up for the job. Not to worry, because now is the perfect time to upgrade that hunk of metal collecting dust and replace it with something that will be sure to impress the neighbors (and your tastebuds). 1. 18 Inch Portable Charcoal Grill 2. Weber Black Spirit Gas Grill 3. Blackstone Professional Grade Outdoor Cooktop 4. Z-Grills Wood Pellet Grill & Smoker 5. Weber Genesis LP Stainless Steel Grill 6. Hamilton Beach Indoor Grill 7. Weber 14 Inch “Smokey Joe” Portable Grill 8. Char-Broil 18

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Is Paleo Worth It?

You might have heard the Paleo diet called “the caveman” or “primal diet” and wondered how eating like our ancestors might benefit modern humans’ health. The reality is that research is starting to show that many aspects of our modern diet contribute to health issues such as obesity and diabetes, and that eating the foods that our ancestors would have had at their disposal can provide surprising health benefits. What is Paleo? Our ancestors could have eaten a naturally clean and organic diet as their food was free of chemicals, additives and preservatives. Lean, natural grass-fed meats and wild fish, along with eggs, are therefore an important part of the Paleo

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A New Normal (For Now)

What once seemed like a far away nuisance has suddenly disrupted the daily rhythms of life on every continent. Flights have been grounded, sports leagues have been suspended, and employees

Read More

China Fights Spread of Wuhan Virus

Amidst a comparatively hectic newsweek week full of stories on wars, geopolitics, and impeachment, the resurgence of the Wuhan virus in China has seemingly slipped under the radar. Originating from

Read More

Is Paleo Worth It?

You might have heard the Paleo diet called “the caveman” or “primal diet” and wondered how eating like our ancestors might benefit modern humans’ health. The reality is that research

Read More