An outbreak of insects at the Nevada desert festival site was confirmed by the organizers of Burning Man on Tuesday. Reports of the bugs first started surfacing on Twitter, with photos of swarms of bugs covering tires and carpets in Black Rock City.
“On January 13, Future’s affable DJ Esco (real name: William Moore) returned to his mother’s home cooking after an unexpectedly long stay in the United Arab Emirates. He’d traveled there to perform with Future at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, a swanky weekend also attended by Kim Kardashian, Prince Harry, and the Spice Girls.”
A beautiful and inspiring series of photos from a new book, “Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time” by Beth Moon.
“More protein than beef. More omegas than salmon. Tons of calcium, antioxidants, and vitamin B. In their secret R&D lab, the scientists at Beyond Meat concocted a plant-protein-based performance burger that delivers the juicy flavor and texture of the real thing with none of the dietary and environmental downsides.”
“Recreational marijuana is both illegal and controversial in most of the country, and its relationship to food does not rise much above a joke about brownies or a stoner chef’s late-night pork belly poutine. But cooking with cannabis is emerging as a legitimate and very lucrative culinary pursuit.”
New FBI data released today finds that the number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty — that is, killed with felonious intent by a suspected criminal — plummeted to 27 in 2013, its lowest level in decades.
When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What’s going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians’ brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.