Kristy Vink

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These Disturbing Fast Food Truths Will Make You Reconsider Your Lunch

What's a McDonald's burger look like after it's been in someone's pocket or 14 years? You'd be surprised.<p>McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell -- which one are you craving today? It's pretty likely that you have a favorite fast food chain and that you love many of the tasty options offered at …

If You Like Bacon Sweets, There's Baconery

<i>Update 3/18/2014: This venue is now closed.</i><p><b>Baconery</b>, if you didn't already guess, sells all kinds of foods that contain bacon. Their menu includes savory bacon-centric sandwiches, sweets, and even vegetarian friendly items made from soy bacon. I tried three sweets from the bakery.<p><b>The Bacon Pretzel</b> …

Whether your personally celebrate Hanukkah, or are just really into deep frying, here is a guide to Hanukkah's many tasty food symbols and customs: http://thekitc.hn/17MMEsF

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Pumpkin Ginger Cheesecake Pie >> http://bit.ly/PumpkinGingerCheesecakePieGourmet The pumpkin not only lends richness but also makes the pie a stunner.

How To De-Seed A Pomegranate In 3 Seconds, Like A Pervert

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>Pomegranates are one of the trickiest, yet tastiest fruits to eat. On the one hand they bear marvelously sweet arils, edible pulp, surrounding tiny seeds. On the other hand, getting to these yummy red capsules can be like scouring for the Holy Grail.<p>The troublesome …

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How Somebody Forced the World’s Internet Traffic Through Belarus and Iceland

This is a deeply technical but potentially very troubling story. Imagine one day you’re using the Internet the same way you do every day. Reading the …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

Depression may accelerate the aging process of our cells, study finds

Depression harms more than just the mind: research has linked the ailment with a host of physical conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Now, fascinating new research suggests that depression might also accelerate the aging process at a cellular level.<p>In a study published …

Stephen Hawking: physics would be 'more interesting' if Higgs boson hadn't been found

Physics would have been "far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider in Cern, according to Stephen Hawking.<p>The cosmologist was speaking at an event to mark the launch of a new exhibit about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the Science …

Heavy smokers cut down or quit after magnetic brain stimulation, study finds

Heavy smokers who regularly puffed more than a packet of cigarettes a day cut down or quit for six months after their brains were stimulated with magnets, researchers say.<p>The apparent success of the simple procedure has led the scientists to organise a large-scale trial which will launch early next …

Nymphomaniac to be hardcore only as Lars von Trier gives up final cut

Lars Von Trier has abandoned plans to release a softcore version of his sex epic Nymphomaniac. The film's two-part four-hour cut, which is due to debut in Copenhagen on Christmas Day, will now contain explicit scenes.<p>The release of Nymphomaniac will see the Danish director give up final cut for the …

Thanksgiving Headquarters

Your one-stop shop for Thanksgiving EVERYTHING: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, pies, and way more.<p>Turkey, Stuffing & Gravy<p>Essential recipes for the main event.<p>How to Survive Thanksgiving<p>Advice, make-ahead recipes, and quick tips.<p>Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes & Squash<p>From buttery mashed …

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Persimmons Are in Season in November, so Make Some Relish

A recipe for how to make a spicy, citrusy, sweet and savory persimmon relish.<p>Our favorite elusive produce that's surfaced for the moment? Persimmons. These shiny, orange fruits have only a short period of time (right now!) when they're sweet, soft, and ripe. While some people bake them into breads …

Spice Up Your Soiree with these Fall Cider Recipes

Cheers to all the delectable delights of Autumn — kettle corn, pumpkin pie, and apple cider, to name but a few! <b>When seasonal temperatures start to drop, nothing chases off the chills better than a toasty beverage.</b><p>Next time you pass a roadside farm stand, why not pick up a gallon of locally made …