Benji Schanus

10 Flips | 3 Magazines | @BenjiSchanu2015 | Keep up with Benji Schanus on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Benji Schanus”

10 Wines Top Sommeliers Will Be Drinking This Holiday Season

With so many flavors hitting the holiday table, what's the best way to go about pairing food with wine? Which grapes are the most versatile? Eater reached out to 10 of the country's leading sommeliers and wine experts to hear what each will be drinking this year with dinner. From red to white to …

Growth Promoters for Farm Animals: What If They Just Don’t Work?

The practice of giving food animals small doses of antibiotics has been around since at least the 1940s. In the earliest days they were used, these so-called growth promoters conferred huge benefits, sometimes doubling the weight of animals without requiring more feed.<p>But what if they no longer …

'Recipe for Deception,' a Cooking Competition for Liars, Hits Bravo January 21

Bravo, the network home to a seemingly never-ending lineup of <i>Real Housewives</i> installations as well as <i>Top Chef</i>, has a premiere date for its newest cooking competition series: <i>Recipe for Deception</i> — which basically sounds like <i>Chopped</i> for compulsive liars — will debut Thursday, January 21 at 10 p.m. …

Here's What Happens When You Eat The World's Hottest Chili Pepper

You cry, a lot.<p>The Carolina Reaper, with its world-record 1,569,300 rating on the Scoville heat-measuring scale, is widely regarded as the world's hottest chili pepper. (For reference, a jalapeno maxes out at a rating of 8,000.)<p>It was created by Ed Currie of PuckerButt Pepper Company, which advises …

Laziness and lack of sleep can shorten your life, especially when combined, study says

You already know that smoking is bad for you and that drinking too much alcohol may shorten your life. Now a new study says that spending too much time in a chair and depriving yourself of necessary sleep should join a short list of behaviors known to increase your risk of premature death.<p>Sedentary …

Signs of depression are 'unacceptably high' among doctors in training, study finds

For young doctors fresh out of medical school, the grueling years of internship and residency prepare them for a career of making life-or-death decisions and learning to get by on too little sleep. But for too many new doctors, these training years also provide a crash course in depression.<p>Nearly …

California firm Hyperloop to build Vegas-area test facility

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California company with visions of building a futuristic transportation system to one day zip people and packages at nearly the …

The Latest: Detective who said he'd 'take a bullet' speaks

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the shootings in San Bernardino, California (all times local):<p>5:10 p.m.<p>A sheriff's detective who won …

The World's Easiest Edible Gift is Infused Honey

If I were on an episode of MTV’s <i>True Life</i>, it’d be “I’m a Mike’s Hot Honey Addict.”<p>It started, like many things do, innocently enough: a drizzle here, a drop there. But, soon, I found myself using Hot Honey on pizza (with soppresata, of course), all sorts of sweet and savory toasts, roasted …