Duncan Grapefruits and Chemistry Court

The Duncan grapefruit has been described as “the finest, sweetest grapefruit” in the world, but after 187 years as the reigning champion of the American breakfast, the grapefruit inexplicably disappeared from grocery shelves. After only a few decades, it seems like the Duncan is making a comeback in Maitland, Florida. Meanwhile, a conflict over the […]

The Unique Health Benefits of Winter Produce

Guest post by Earlene Mulyawan Winter season is when comfort food seems to take priority over fresh produce. But eating local during winter season is easy! There are plenty of produce that are rich in nutrients and flavor during this time of the year. Winter produce can also be just as tasty and nutritious with […]

Wasabi Receptors and Smart Sushi Labels

Researchers at UCSF have elucidated the structure of the receptor that makes our sensory nerves tingle when we eat wasabi. As this receptor is important in our perception of pain, knowing its shape should help in the development of new pain medications. A company called Thinfilm, developed very thin, electronic label that tracks vital information about […]

The Secret in Your Sushi

Dining out or shopping in a grocery store are seemingly straightforward: as the consumer, you make your selection and exchange money for goods. These interactions are based on an implicit trust that you get what you paid for. However, in recent years consumers have begun to demand more transparency with reports of mislabeled seafood at […]

Mind Control and Alternative Burgers

“Given humankind’s long history of struggling to find food, it makes sense that people are highly motivated to hunt it down, and that we experience intense pleasure when we finally eat it.” According to Lauri Nummenmaa, a neuroscientist at Aalto University in Finland, this evolutionary drive to secure food could also mean that fatty foods affect […]

Cosmic Dopamine: On “Neuroquantum Theories of Psychiatric Genetics”

Back in 2015, I ran a three part post (1,2,3) on Dr Kenneth Blum and his claim to be able to treat what he calls “Reward Deficiency Syndrome” (RDS) with nutritional supplements. Today my interest was drawn to a 2015 paper from Blum and colleagues, called Neuroquantum Theories of Psychiatric Genetics: Can Physical Forces Induce […]

UFO Sighting in Middletown, New York on 2017-03-25 21:30:00 – One or maybe two flying objects during ifr day not talking to atc erratic maneuvers

At approximately 930pm on march 25th 2017 a piper navajo n333hf described an encounter with a flying object with flashing green and white lights maneuvering very erratically and changing directions quickly. this is heard on around 26 minutes 30 seconds into the first attached audio recording of the atc archive provided by liveatc dot net. […]

UFO Sighting in Calgary, Alberta on 2017-03-27 13:15:00 – My wife and i were sitting outside having tea and we noticed this shiny object hovering near the sun. it changed into two objects.

Around 1:15 pm, my wife and i were sitting outside having tea when she noticed this shiny object hovering high in the south west. it was moving very slowly to the west but it eventually changed direction. it was difficult to look at since it was next to the sun. it did not look like […]

UFOs Seen First By Our Ancestors | UFO CHRONICLE – 1796

var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true};      What may have been the first reported sighting of an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) over North America has been found in an 18th century diary by Rev. James S. McGivern, S.J., historian at Regis College. The Brantford Expositor 11-20-1967 – click and or right click on image(s) to enlarge […]

Saudi Arabia ‘nervous’ over passage of 9/11 legislation

The so-called war on terrorism waged by three successive administrations represents the cornerstone of US foreign and military policy. There are still serious questions about 9/11 nearly 16 years later, says Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. Trends 9/11 tragedy Families of 9/11 victims have filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia, accusing its officials […]

Ancient Cosmic Map depicted on 5,000 year-old Cochno Stone?

One of the most fascinating archaeological mysteries is the discovery of the so-called Cochno Stone. The 5,000-year-old Cochno Stone measuring 42 feet (13 m) by 26 feet (7.9 m) and considered as one of the finest sets of petroglyphs is a large Cup and ring marked rock at Auchnacraig, Faifley, West Dunbartonshire in Scotland and […]