Samantha Hunsecker

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'I Eat 250 Ice Creams a Day'—Professional Food Tasters Tell Us About Their Jobs

We spoke to the people who get paid to eat pie, ice cream, pizza, and noodles over and over again, every working day, for years on end.<p>If you define yourself as an "average human," you'll eat around 35 tons of food in your lifetime. However, before much of it reaches your mouth, somebody somewhere …

Ice Cream

How exploring Mars could help us fight climate change on Earth

The surface of Mars is a cold desert. Scars in the landscape point to a history of flowing rivers, standing lakes and possibly even planetary oceans. …

Chemistry

Earth saw 'explosive' annual growth in carbon dioxide in 2015

Earth saw its largest annual spike in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations on record in 2015, according to new data released by the National …

Jesus, Is the Secret Service <em>Trying</em> To Kill Obama?

News just broke that the Secret Service may have tried to to assassinate President Obama for the <i>third time</i>—according to reports, agents allowed a guy …

Secret Service

Obama has vetoed the 5th bill of his presidency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama vetoed a sweeping $612 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, returning the measure to the Republican-controlled Congress because of the way it uses money meant for war spending to avoid automatic budget cuts to military programs.<p>"I'm going to be …

Barack Obama

Is this the ultimate tack cleaning routine?

“It looks halfway to being parade ready,” says <b>Captain Nick Watson</b> of the <b>King’s Troop</b>, eyeing up some tack that would earn any civilian a best turned …

The United States Bill of Rights: First 10 Amendments to the Constitution

Congress of the United States begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty …

Beach or mountains? Study shows link between geography and personality

How many times have you heard someone refer to himself as a "beach person" or "lake person?" Well, it turns out it's not just matter of opinion, there's actually scientific proof behind the claim. According to a new study in the Journal of Research in Personality, extroverts prefer the beach to the …

Personality

She Spends 3 Hours Clinging To Her Horse As It Sinks In The Mud. What Happens Next Is Incredible!

A relaxing day for Nicole Graham and her daughter at Geelong Beach in Australia turned into a 3 hour ordeal when their beloved horse Astro got his …

37-year-old pony wins dressage competition

A <b>37-year-old pony</b> has proved age is no obstacle — by winning a dressage competition.<p>Scrumpy, an <b>11.2hh Exmoor pony cross</b>, won first place in a novice …

Restaurant of the Future? Service With an Impersonal Touch

There’s a new quinoa restaurant in San Francisco — yes, quinoa restaurants are a thing in San Francisco, so that’s not what’s noteworthy. At this restaurant, customers order, pay and receive their food and never interact with a person.<p>The restaurant, Eatsa, the first outlet in a company with …

San Francisco

The US government is trying to take down egg-free mayo

A group appointed by the U.S. government tried to destroy a Silicon Valley start-up after concluding that the plant-based food company was “a crisis …