I would have never ever said this when I was younger but there are few foods that are more refreshing and as replenishing than a good salad. Sometimes vegetables chopped and tossed around with dressing and some other things is all you really need to feel whole again. It’s one of life’s simplest and most satisfying pleasures.
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A British archaeologist has been given the go-ahead by Egyptian authorities to search Tutankhamun’s tomb for the final resting place of Nefertiti.
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Bad news, hypochondriacs: You’re walking in a massive cloud of bacteria. In fact, it’s kinda an extension of your body, and no amount of showering will rid you of it. Even better: It grew out of your mouth, poop and skin.
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El Dorado. Atlantis. The Lost City of Z. Legends of such fabled places have enticed generations of explorers into the most remote locations on Earth. Usually they return empty-handed, if they return at all. But sometimes the pursuit of a myth leads to a real discovery.
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The treadmill is a time stopping torture machine that was made to remind us all of how we’ll never be in as good a shape as we want to be and how we’ll never be even half way good at estimating how many minutes have passed. And it’s okay because treadmills were basically made to exploit and torture prisoners into providing labor and power mills.
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Winter is officially coming. We blew by the longest day of the year with June’s summer solstice, and are coming up on the autumnal equinox on Wednesday—the day when the sun passes directly over Earth’s equator.
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The rumors have been swirling for quite some time, but now we have a date: According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple plans to debut its first electric car in 2019. But it won’t be self-driving.
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