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For how long has man been cooking?

For how long has man been cooking?

The earliest remains of a campfire have been found - from 1.5 million years ago! That must have been one rustic cookout.

We don't know what they were cooking - a snarly sabre-toothed tiger? A winter-ready woolly rhinoceros? An equally woolly mammoth? A nice meaty mastodon?

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St. Patrick and our Global Celebrations

St. Patrick and our Global Celebrations

The Irish diaspora of the 18th and 19th centuries led to a veritable population explosion of Irishmen and (women) around the world. And with them came their jigs, Celtic traditions, shamrocks, crosses, and - of course - the tale of St. Patrick himself.

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The Famous Scoville Chilli Scale - Here’s What Those Zeroes Mean

The Famous Scoville Chilli Scale - Here’s What Those Zeroes Mean

You chilli heads may know about this already, but for those of us hesitating in the shallow end of the spice pool, the Scoville scale rates and ranks hot peppers on their capsaicin content. Capsaicin, that crunchy c-word, is what gives a pepper its heat...

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Why Are People Going Vegan?

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Why Are People Going Vegan?

Our trousers remain unbuttoned. Our shirts continue to hug us a little too tightly. Our scarves camouflage our soft jawlines. Even our shoes - those traitors - look at us accusingly, tongues out in mockery.

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Un-box Unique Holiday Memories

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Un-box Unique Holiday Memories

A bell tolls from a church tower, and empty streets throughout the village echo the sound. Wait... empty streets? But it’s the holidays! Where are the holly jolly parties? The garland-strewn strollers? The merry many? 

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