Last spring, farms across the country saw a surge in demand for their CSA programs, with signups and waitlists that flourished at rates not seen before. As families sheltered in place at home and farmers’ markets either closed or ran under tight restrictions, more people turned directly to local farms to guarantee food for the months ahead. Some farmers even introduced home delivery options to bring the boxes directly to consumers’ doors.
Monthly Archives: May 2021
The Cardiovascular Secrets of Giraffes
To most people, giraffes are merely adorable, long-necked animals that rank near the top of a zoo visit or a photo-safari bucket list. But to a cardiovascular physiologist, there’s even more to love. Giraffes, it turns out, have solved a problem that kills millions of people every year: high blood pressure. Their solutions, only partly understood by scientists so far, involve pressurized organs, altered heart rhythms, blood storage — and the biological equivalent of support stockings.
Nike Expands the Dunk Low “Animal” Pack With This Stark Black and Gray Style
After releasing a giraffe-inspired take on the popular Dunk Low, Nike (NYSE:NKE +2.67%) ‘s Nike Sportswear sub-label is expanding its “Animal” pack with a new black and gray style. Featuring a stark color scheme and shaggy detailing slightly reminiscent of Medicom Toy and Nike SB‘s SB Dunk Low from 2020, the latest “Animal Pack” supplies a look that’s much more low-key than most of the Swoosh’s other animal print sneakers with its “Black/Anthracite/Pure Platinum” color scheme.
Amazon Acquires MGM Studios for $8.45 Billion USD in Landmark Deal
Amazon is acquiring legacy movie studio Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) for $8.45 billion USD, the retail giant announced on Wednesday.
Simone Biles is already the greatest gymnast of all time. But as she looks ahead to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, the four-time gold medalist decided to attempt a move no female gymnast has ever landed before: the Yurchenko double pike.