Andrea Z Grek

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10 Free Online Courses That Every Professional Should Check Out

Sure, you got a great education from top schools, and you've been working for awhile now. But as you get deeper and deeper into your career, it can become easy to stop pushing yourself to acquire new skills or retain what you've already learned.<p>The Khan Academy, an online learning nonprofit backed …

How Lodge Cast Iron Skillets Are Made in Tennessee — Maker Tour

<b>Who</b>: Lodge Manufacturing <b><br>What</b>: Seasoned cast iron and seasoned steel cookware <b><br>Where</b>: South Pittsburg, TNLodge Manufacturing has been in business since …

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Can You Really Peel a Mango with a Drinking Glass?

Ripe mangoes are pure fruity bliss, but peeling them? Not so much. And yet, the reward is always worth the effort.<p>We recently came across a seemingly …

Pickled Red Onions with Cilantro

• 1 cup cider vinegar<br>• 1/2 cup sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 3 medium red onions, cut into 1-inch pieces<br>• 3 tablespoons chopped fresh …

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

See-Through Food Packaging Boosts Sales

Clear Packages Draw Shoppers But Are Very Tricky; What's Best Left Unseen<p>The grocery store is having a moment of clarity.<p>Yogurt to granola to tortilla chips are showing up in clear packages. The thinking: Shoppers are more inclined to buy when they see what they're getting.<p>Transparent packaging, …

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The Science Of Menu Design: How Restaurants Can Make You Choose A Salad Over A Cheeseburger

Redesigning menus to encourage healthier eating choices might not just be better for our waistlines, but for restaurant profits, too.<p>Responding to the rise of American obesity rates, some politicians have proposed regulations that would require restaurateurs to reduce portion sizes, eliminate …

Contagion Screenwriter: Ebola Isn't the Pandemic. Fear Is

There is an animal somewhere in Africa — most likely a bat — that has worked out an arrangement with a microscopic agent. The deal is this: the agent …

Ebola Outbreak: Armed Liberians 'Poison' Wells Killing Villagers under Pretext of Epidemic

Armed men have allegedly poisoned wells in Liberia's New Georgia in order to kill the residents under the pretext of Ebola outbreak.<p>The water from …

A Guide for Fliers Worried About Ebola Outbreak | Inc.com

As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa grows, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. Below are some key questions about the disease, what airlines are doing and how safe it is to fly.<p><b>Q: Why are airlines concerned?</b><p>A: Airlines quickly …

We have Ebola in the US but Africa remains most at risk

Last spring, most people would have guessed that this Ebola outbreak in West Africa would be over by the end of summer. Yet, nine months on, we're in the midst of the deadliest outbreak in history, and one that has defied the odds: it has lasted longer, killed more, and spread further than any …

Ebola Interactive Map Shows Virus Spread

HealthMap's interactive Ebola outbreak map starts with just one dot, representing 23 deaths in Guinea from a “mystery hemorrhagic fever” on March 19, …

Terrifying Ebola 'facts' for enhanced scaremongering

Ebola is no laughing matter. Let’s make that clear from the start. It is a deeply unpleasant and dangerous disease, with a fatality rate of up to 90%. In lay terms, for every 10 people who get it, only 1 survives, making it among the most lethal diseases known to man.<p>There is no known cure or …

Meet the Bots That Knew Ebola Was Coming

A computer program run by epidemiologists in Boston had already alerted key agencies of the U.S. government about West Africa’s Ebola outbreak four …

Nobel Peace laureate Leymah Gbowee: Ebola threatens to derail a decade of peace

When my 65-year-old mother visited my foundation’s office recently, she was covered from head to toe in a long winter coat and headdress despite it being 28C. She explained that she wanted extra protection against the Ebola virus.<p>As the outbreak worsened I urged my parents to leave Monrovia. But my …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

How the sweetener industry sugar-coats science

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>A new report reveals how Big Sugar covers up evidence that sweets cause health …

Twitter Reacts to Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh Reportedly Opting to Be Free Agents

After LeBron James decided to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh have followed suit by reportedly making the same move.<p>Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press first reported Wade's move, which would make the guard a free agent this summer:<p>This was shortly followed …

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