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Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

 

Sneaking Alcohol on a Cruise: 5 Reasons You Should Never Try It

Sneaking Alcohol on a Cruise: 5 Reasons You Should Never Try It 1. It’s embarrassing. 2. You’ll get the stink eye from other passengers. 3. You could end up losing money. 4. You’re under 21. 5. You can bring wine or Champagne instead. Sneaking alcohol on a cruise has always been a popular pastime for those who are willing to break the rules to avoid paying for drinks onboard. Mainstream cruise lines prohibit passengers from bringing their own liquor, beer and other alcohol (with the exception of wine or Champagne)Read More


German man wins right to walk naked in his garden

German man wins right to walk naked in his garden It is a German’s inalienable right to walk to their own sauna naked, regardless of who might bear witness, the courts have found. A 42-year-old German man, named only as Robert B under German privacy laws, installed a private sauna in his garden in Dortmund. Robert B liked to take his sauna naked, and didn’t cover up on his way to and from the house, despite being in view from the next door garden. His neighbour, named only as Hans L, wasRead More


Can We Solve World Hunger and Feed 9 Billion People Just By Eating Less Meat?

Can We Solve World Hunger and Feed 9 Billion People Just By Eating Less Meat? We know the earth’s human population is booming. Already numbering over seven billion people, studies project we’ll reach nine billion by 2050. Of course, more people means we’ll need more resources to sustain ourselves. Extra food, water, and land will be required to meet our basic needs. However, even now at seven billion people, an estimated 805 million people suffer from chronic hunger. In addition, our natural resources are already under intense strain. From our rainforestsRead More


Starbucks’ ‘liquid Fudgsicle’-inspired Frappuccino has nearly 17 teaspoons of sugar

Starbucks’ ‘liquid Fudgsicle’-inspired Frappuccino has nearly 17 teaspoons of sugar The new Starbucks Frappuccino is delighting fans of the ice-blended drink with its ‘double dose of mocha sauce’ but its sweet indulgence comes at a price. A grande serving of the Double Double Fudge Bar Frappuccino with whole milk and whipped cream has an enormous 67g of sugar – the equivalent of nearly 17 teaspoons – nearly triple the recommended daily allowance. The decadent drink, which has been compared to a liquid Fudgsicle, contains vanilla syrup, coffee and milk blended withRead More


Canadian chef’s work improving hospital food earns award nomination

Canadian chef’s work improving hospital food earns award nomination They said it couldn’t be done. They said you can’t make hospital food edible. But one Canadian chef proved you can — and now she’s up for a prestigious culinary award. Toronto-based Joshna Maharaj first set her culinary sights on the Scarborough Hospital. She arrived in 2011, as the head chef, teaching the kitchen staff there how to make flavour-packed meals for patients. “Nobody knew what we could do, but everybody knew we had to do something, because hospital food is so bad,” she said. “ItRead More