ARE YOU USING THE RIGHT OIL FOR YOUR COOKING?

All oils aren’t equal. With so many on the shelves to choose from, which should you use for which kind of cooking? Refined oils are more stable and better suited to high-temperature cooking such as deep-frying than unrefined (mechanically pressed such as extra virgin) oils. These oils tend to have higher smoke points, the temperature […]

FOODS THAT CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD EAT FOR LUNCH AT SCHOOL

The topic of children’s lunch in schools is taken very seriously in some parts of the world. In an effort to revitalize the schools in the United Kingdom, for example, famed chef Jamie Oliver started a program called Jamie’s Food Revolution in an earnest effort to transform the food children eat every day. His mission […]

FACTS ABOUT FEMALE BODY THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

We are all more or less aware of the incredible endurance of the female body. From enduring labor pains to its uncanny ability to remember small details, its power and resourcefulness are undeniable. However, there are many facts about the female body that are less apparent and may surprise you. For instance, did you know […]

HUMANS GAVE LEPROSY TO ARMADILLOS, NOW THEY’RE GIVING IT BACK

In Brazil, it is not uncommon to eat armadillo, which reportedly tastes like chicken. But new research warns against the practice—it could give you leprosy. In a study published Thursday in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, researchers found that 62 percent of the nine-banded armadillos sampled in Brazil’s western state of Pará showed signs […]

WHAT CAUSES YELLOW TEETH? REASON WHY TEETH TURN YELLOW

While celebrities and models may sport pearly white teeth, the smiles of most people are a tad duller. But this shouldn’t be too surprising. Many things can affect the color of your teeth and turn them that dreaded yellow hue, which may make some people feel self-conscious about their appearance and hesitant to smile. An […]

REASON BEHIND THE SPORTS PLAYERS SPITTING THEIR DRINKS

Close watchers of this year’s World Cup may have noticed players engaging in an odd practice: They’ll take a swig of liquid, but instead of swallowing, they’ll spit it out. Indeed, both England’s captain, Harry Kane, and Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo have been seen expelling liquid from their mouths during matches, according to The New […]

THE OLDEST MOTHER IN HISTORY : PREGNANT WOMEN AT THE AGE OF 70

A 70-year-old woman from Mazatlán, a city lining the coast of Mexico, claims she is six months pregnant. Considering Maria de la Luz has surpassed middle age, is already a mother of seven children and has assumingly gone through menopause, this shocking news has been deemed rather implausible by many skeptics. Ms. de la Luz, […]

WEIRD PRODUCTS THAT WOMEN ACTUALLY SPEND THEIR MONEY ON

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but there might be some things that everyone finds attractive. Whether it be the genuine smile of an infant or the wagging tail of a puppy, these are things that almost everyone finds cute and adorable. But in a day and age where almost everyone is judged […]