Decoding Bread Labels

More than three-quarters of Americans know that whole grains are better for their health than refined ones, and 62% say they purposely opt for whole grain versions of certain foods. However terms used on the packaging can be confusing and in many cases what you think is a healthy whole grain bread...
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Juneteenth Celebrates The End Of Slavery In The United States

Today is Juneteenth (6.19.20), a day celebrated on the 19th of June every year since 1865. But why are many Americans just now learnign about the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States?
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How The Apple Pie Became A Symbol Of America

Teh apple pie may be the first and original "made in America" food item.
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What your Cat's Tail Is Telling You

Cats communicate in a variety of ways. Their purrs can have different meanings, but cats also communicate with body language. For example, ear position is a good indicator of how a feline is feeling. Upward ears mean a cat is alert or happy, while backward or flat ears mean to steer clear because...
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Decoding The Skin Of A Banana

We love bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S! As one of the cheapest and most satiating fruits, bananas are up there with the most popular snacks you can buy. And while their health benefits are widely known, few are aware of how the ripeness of a banana impacts on its nutritional make-up. Green, or under ripe...
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The Color Meaning Behind The Houses Of Hogwarts

People are reporting wait times Universal Orlando Resort is reporting a 10-hour wait to ride the new Harry Potter ride , Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike, since it opened yesterday. It is another example of how popular J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter is in our society. Even 12 years after the...
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Songs That Sound Romantic That Are Not Really About Love

Valentine's Day is the day you show that you truly love someone and what better way to show that love than by making a mix tape...and my mix tape I mean a playlist. But seemingly lovey-dovey songs aren't always about love. For instance, Extreme's "More Than Words" certainly sounds like a love song...
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The Strange Roots of Today's Wedding Traditions

A wedding is full of traditions. The funny thing is many of us don't know what they mean or where they came from. For instance, what role do the bridesmaids and best man have to do with a wedding? While today those roles are held by our closest friends and family, the tradition of bridesmaids...
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Safety Features You Should Opt For When Buying A New Car

With Labor Day two weeks away it is becoming obvious that 2018 is coming to an end. For car dealers that means they're under pressure to sell remaining current year models. The good news for you is today's cars have more safety features than ever, however the features and gadgets offers can be...
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Understanding The Check Engine Light

It goes by many names. Service engine soon, Check engine or simply check. Others show an orange outline of what we believe is an engine. Its official name is International Check Engine Symbol and it is the most misunderstood indicator on your dashboard. Because most of your car is a computer,...
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