This is not encouraging.
The scientists tested three types of soap dispenser, in both lab and real-world settings. Of the three variants, the dispensers that were refillable from a giant bottle of liquid soap were by far the filthiest, leading to a 26-fold increase in handwashers’ bacteria levels. –Health – Brian Fung – Soap: How [...]
Martha’s NeverSeconds blog started as a writing project with her dad
The council’s decision to impose the ban came after the Daily Record newspaper published a photograph of Martha alongside chef Nick Nairn under the headline “Time to fire the dinner ladies.”
Speaking on BBC Radio’s Good Morning Scotland programme Mr Payne said his [...]
WHY have we been told that salt is so deadly? Well, the advice has always sounded reasonable. It has what nutritionists like to call “biological plausibility.” Eat more salt and your body retains water to maintain a stable concentration of sodium in your blood. This is why eating salty food tends to make us thirsty: [...]
By 2015, all food and beverage products that are advertised, promoted or sponsored on the Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior, Radio Disney, Disney.com and Saturday morning programming for kids on ABC-owned stations (Disney owns ABC) will have to meet the company’s nutrition criteria for limiting calories and reducing saturated fat, sodium and sugar.
This is how my parents finish their Argentine Tango routine.
My mother says, “I’d like to get up now.”
My father looks down at her. “Oh, you would, would you?”
His real name was Geisel, Theodor (with no “e”). An incredibly generous Author was he.
An alum from the class of nineteen twenty-five, They say he gave more than any alive. And for that they’ll remember him and his wife (the woman with whom he spent most of his life).
The medical school will carry [...]
I attended a read-through of this play a few months ago, and was impressed. Looking forward to seeing the production.
“Running in Traffic” focuses on Bolton, a nonverbal young man with autism who runs from home to attempt independence and becomes lost. He finds refuge on a traffic island when Stevie, a girl in a [...]
That day, on the Southampton docks in England, the Torkos family wallowed in disappointment. Anxious to head home to Monessen, Westmoreland County, the Hungarian family had been banned from boarding the ship because of the cut on 7-year-old Mary’s cheek.
Fearing the spread of infection throughout the ship’s steerage, officials banned Mary, and thus the [...]