- StumbleUpon. Who came up with the idea that we are supposed to drink orange juice at breakfast?
And why, if oatmeal is so good for us, do we eat that only in the morning as well? Apologies to the Palinites, but nutritionists are starting to realize that you and I like our oatmeal and OJ before we start the day because we evolved to like it that way—because enjoying the two together is healthier than eating each of them alone. Epidemiologist David R. Jacobs, Ph.D., of the University of Minnesota calls it food synergy, and he, along with many other nutritionists, believes it might explain why Italians drizzle cold-pressed olive oil over tomatoes and why the Japanese pair raw fish with soybeans. "The complexity of food combinations is fascinating because it's tested in a way we can't test drugs: by evolution," says Jacobs. Tomatoes & Avocadoes Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a pigment-rich antioxidant known as a carotenoid, which reduces cancer risk and cardiovascular disease.
Oatmeal & Orange Juice. 10 Most Famous Trees in the World. Famous trees come and go.
L’Arbre du Ténéré was once considered the most isolated tree on Earth, a landmark on caravan routes in the Sahara, until it was knocked down by a drunk Libyan truck driver in 1973. What Happens When You Slow Down the Jurassic Park Theme by 90 Percent? What happened in my birth year? - StumbleUpon. The science of the golden spider-silk cape. Andrew Purcell, online producer (Image: Oli Scarff/Getty Images) The world of art and design is abuzz with talk of the spider-silk cape being shown at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.
Yet, despite its beauty, the shawl is perhaps more a wonder of nature than of fashion design. The cape was created over eight years using silk from more than 1 million Madagascar golden orb spiders (Nephila madagascariensis). These spiders, large enough to fill the palm of your hand, are almost completely blind. Weight for weight, typical spider silk is 20 times as strong as steel and four times as tough as Kevlar. Silk is also biodegradable and does not elicit an immune response, which means it could be put to a range of uses within the human body. Read more about the potential applications of silk-based technology, both inside and outside the human body, in "Stretching spider silk to its high-tech limits". (Image: Paul Grover/Rex Features ) Forbidden Fruit: Illegal Fruits & Foods - StumbleUpon. Mental_floss Blog & 11 Pencil Vs. Camera Images - StumbleUpon.
Hi, I'm Meredith. Make Me Want to Hire You. - StumbleUpon. The minute people find out what I do for a living, they want advice.
I am a Human Resources Manager. I recruit, I hire, I fire, and everything in-between. I know a lot of people are looking for work, and today, I am going to help you get that job. So pay attention! Don’t use a stupid email address. I look at your resume for about 10 seconds. Get on LinkedIn! I don’t really read your cover letter. Pay your phone bill. If you were fired from your last job, write “I will explain in the interview.” on your application. I wasn’t kidding about the salary requirements.
Yes, we drug test. Dress nicely. Have a firm hand shake. When I ask for references, your mother and pastor do not count. I am going to ask you some weird/tough/silly questions. Can You Pronounce All These Words Correctly? The top 25 must-see movies of 2012 - Den of Geek - StumbleUpon. Update: You can now find out list of the top 25 must-see movies of 2013 here.And our 25 must-see movies of 2014 are here.
As 2011 draws to a close, one eye is inevitably on the treats that are lying ahead for 2012. With that in mind, we've got our line-up of, as things stands, the 25 films that are brightest on our radar. Now, a couple of disclaimers. There are films that haven't made the cut here simply because we don't know a fat lot about them yet, or at least not enough to get us fired up. Food Nutrition Facts - Healthy Living Tips at WomansDay.com - Womans Day - StumbleUpon.
Every child has heard the healthy-eating mantra "You are what you eat.
" But there may be a closer resemblance between good-for-you grub and your body than you thought. We found 10 foods that mirror the body parts they provide nutrients for—for example, brain-boosting walnuts actually look like a brain. Coincidence? Maybe. Though these healthy foods are beneficial to the whole body, the list below is a fun reminder of what to eat to target specific areas. Carnarvon, Northern Cape.
Carnarvon is a small town in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.
Originally established in 1860 as the village of Harmsfontein, it was located within the territory of Schietfontein, the only water source in the area and the site of the Rhenish mission station founded in 1847 by the missionary, Rev. Christian Wilhelm Alheit.