Antibiotics, Hip Pain and Drug Wars

The continuing use of antibiotics in agriculture, the surprising source of hip pain and the failure of the war on drugs.

Thirsty and Tired? You May Need More Than Water.

{pixabay|100|campaign} Dehydration can be a prime culprit making you feel tired and sluggish. If we admit that we aren’t drinking enough water, it’s not surprising we all feel the need for a nap.

Is The Power Of The Flour Really The Secret To Baking The Perfect Biscuit?

While some bakers believe that soft wheat flour, found primarily in the American South, is the best for making light, flaky biscuits, others say the key to better biscuits comes down to technique.

Skip the Gym and Strengthen Your Whole Body

Chances are good that you can relate to how Jillian Michaels started 2019 after a roller coaster year of ups and downs. She found herself hoping for better times after the destruction of her house in

Quinoa Whiskey? Modified Crop List Spurs Distilleries To Try Alternative Grains

"Grain" has been limited by federal law to four crops: corn, wheat, rye and barley. But a broadened definition has been proposed, sparking more experimentation and creativity in the whiskey industry.

Citrus Scent DEBUNKED!

So we really messed up on this one. Even we can have a difficult time with R and S Limonene! We appreciate your patience with this video and here it is for the final time. Rest assured everything in

Weekly Tips - Antibiotics, Hip Pain and Drug Wars

This week the continuing use of antibiotics in agriculture, the surprising source of hip pain and the failure of the war on drugs.

Don't Panic: The Government Shutdown Isn't Making Food Unsafe

The Food and Drug Administration is inspecting less food these days, thanks to the shutdown. And while that has raised questions about food safety, the food business is largely carrying on as usual.

Should Hyping Edible Bugs Focus On The Experience Instead Of The Environment?

A new study shows that when ads made hedonistic marketing claims, such as "exotic" or "delicious," rather than targeting environmental interests, more people were willing to try eating insects.

YOU only YOU are in charge of your health

{pixabay|100|campaign} USA Today ran an interesting series of articles on our ridiculous health care system or should I say our “disease care” system. While more and more Americans concerned with

Selling Food From Your Kitchen Is Legal In California, But There's A Catch

Home cooks who sell meals made in their own kitchens are technically breaking the law in most states, but in California, a new law may change that. However, counties have to get on board first.

In Home Of Original Sriracha Sauce, Thais Say Rooster Brand Is Nothing To Crow About

The Rooster brand, ubiquitous in the U.S., is now being exported to Thailand, where Sriracha was born. But many Thais who taste the U.S. version are not impressed. "I wanted to gag," says one.

Ancient Japanese Food Craft Brings Persimmons To American Palates

A traditional Japanese preparation of persimmons called hoshigaki is starting to trend in the U.S. thanks to social media. It turns ordinary persimmons into the Kobe beef of fruits.

Can Plastic Be Composted?

Thanks to the demands of eco-conscious consumers, biodegradable and compostable plastics are cropping up everywhere. Are these green plastics the solution to our throwaway lifestyle? Well -- it’s c

Meet The Granary Weevil, The Pantry Monster Of Our Own Creation

Granary weevils are different from similar species: They can't fly. That's because they figured out how to use humans to get around the globe, and we are getting tired of this clingy relationship.

Through Food Art, Asian-Americans Stop 'Pushing Heritage To The Back Burner'

Some Asian-American artists are sculpting the dishes of their youth to explore their race and identity. And through Instagram, they're also connecting with others who yearn for a taste of their past.

Scientists Have 'Hacked Photosynthesis' In Search Of More Productive Crops

Scientists have re-engineered photosynthesis, a foundation of life on Earth, creating genetically modified plants that grow faster and bigger. They hope it leads to bigger harvests of food.

How Does Low-Dose Aspirin Work?

You ever see those commercials suggesting people take a tiny dose of aspirin every day? It’s an amount so small it doesn’t really work for pain relief, yet taking low-dose aspirin is fairly commo

Family’s Home Raided by Police, Mom Arrested Over Homeschooling Paperwork Dispute

An innocent family's home was raided, the mother arrested over a paperwork dispute for homeschooling. The post Family’s Home Raided by Police, Mom Arrested Over Homeschooling Paperwork Dispute app

Twitter Bashes Queen Over Video In Front of Gold Piano Urging ‘Subjects’ to Pull Together

The Queen of England delivered her annual speech in front of a golden piano in her 700 room castle, urging her subjects to come together. The post Twitter Bashes Queen Over Video In Front of Gold Pi

Mother Sues After Cops Barge Into Mentally Ill Son’s Apartment, Shoot Him 76 Times

The lawsuit claims police -- without justification -- kicked in the door to the apartment and began shooting, spraying bullets that hit Robinson 76 times. The post Mother Sues After Cops Barge Into M

Uh Oh – Food Stamp Money Will Run Out by the End of January if Gov’t Shutdown Lasts that Long

At this point it is very easy to imagine a scenario in which this shutdown extends into February, and when food stamp benefits get cut off we could truly see a national temper tantrum unlike anything

Western Media Silent as UN Panel Exposes Organ Theft, False Flag Attacks by White Helmets

Days after a more than one-hour-long panel on the White Helmets' criminal activity at the United Nations, and the Western corporate media is silent. The post Western Media Silent as UN Panel Exposes

‘Nobody Came’: Young Mom Suffers Horrific Death in Jail as Guards Ignore Cellmate Begging for Help

A young new mom was suffering from a perforated ulcer in jail and needed medical help, but deputies ignored her and her cellmates pleas until she died. The post ‘Nobody Came’: Young Mom Suffers H

As Hemp Legalized, Facebook Now Banning Hemp Pages in Apparent Move to Protect Big Pharma

As the farm bill legalized hemp nationwide, Facebook began unpublishing help pages, accusing them of 'promoting pharmaceuticals' without Facebook's approval. The post As Hemp Legalized, Facebook Now

College Student Murdered by Maniac After Her Multiple 911 Calls Were Ignored

An aspiring young college student thought calling 911 -- repeatedly, and for nearly two weeks -- would protect her from a murderer. She was wrong. The post College Student Murdered by Maniac After He

Sacha Cohen Appears to Expose Elite Pedophile Ring While Filming in Vegas and the FBI Ignore It

While filming his shock comedy series in Vegas, Sacha Baron Cohen stumbled upon a pedophile ring that serves billionaires and politicians and the FBI chose to ignore it. The post Sacha Cohen Appears

Cop Gets 15 Day Vacation for Drunken Road Rage Shooting that Left Innocent Dad Paralyzed

For shooting two innocent people in a fit of road rage, leaving one of them paralyzed, a San Antonio cop received just 15 days suspension and is back on the job. The post Cop Gets 15 Day Vacation for

How to Survive the Snow and Ice

From artificial snow to how to deal with a car stuck in slush, here’s our chilly compilation of snow and ice chemistry!Subscribe!!

What Makes Kimchi So Delicious?

It’s the fermented food most requested by you, the viewers! What makes kimchi sour and spicy, yet also surprisingly rich and buttery? This week on Reactions, it’s the chemistry of kimchi.Subscrib

Should Santa Wear a Flame Retardant Suit?

Flame-retardant chemicals can slow the spread of fire in homes and garments. But are these compounds naughty or nice? This week on Reactions, we ask whether old Saint Nick might want a flame-retardan

Why Don’t Antarctic Fish Freeze to Death?

Fish living in the oceans around Antarctica seem like they should freeze to death. But notothenioids have it all figured out, thanks to the antifreeze proteins in their blood!Subscribe!

Why Does Humidity Feel Gross?

Relative humidity, dew point, heat index... trying to figure out what to wear from all these buzzy weather words is enough to make you sweat! But fear not, today we're giving you a break down on how

Thanksgiving Turkey Compilation

Enjoy this compilation of Thanksgiving turkey chemical deliciousness! We’re celebrating the holiday with our favorite food science bits and pieces.More PBS Digital Studios Goodness here!https://www

How is Leather Made?

How does animal hide become leather? We still don’t fully understand the chemistry of tanning, but the basic steps are thousands of years old. In this week’s episode of Reactions, learn how leath


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