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When Good Food Looks Bad—But It’s Not!

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Have you ever asked yourself, “is this okay to eat?” While it may be tempting to toss out food that looks unappetizing, it is important to remember that appearance is not always indicative of safety. For example, mold on hard cheeses can simply be cut off, and bruised produce is still perfectly fine to eat.

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The Great Benefits Of Pink Noise And More

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You’ve heard of white noise, but there are many different colors of noise—each with its own unique sound properties. Pink noise, for example, has been shown to improve sleep quality and even enhance memory retention. Similarly, brown noise has been used in therapy for its calming and relaxing effects. The health benefits of these different

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3 Winning Summer Recipes You need To Try!

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If you’re looking for quick, easy, and tasty options to bring to your next summer potluck event, look no further! Whether you want a unique twist on classic chicken salad, a flavorful grape salad side dish, or a delicious chocolate dessert, these recipes are sure to delight your friends and family … and leave them

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“Ring Of Fire” Solar Eclipse 2023

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Almost all of North America (except for western Alaska) will experience a strange and dramatic sky event on Saturday, October 14, as a partial solar eclipse will take place. Depending on where you are located (and if your sky is reasonably clear) the Sun will appear to be dented, crescent shaped, or even ring-shaped—as pictured

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Buck Moon Horoscopes — July 2023

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As we dance into the first few weeks of summer, the heat will be rising! July is always a festive month to celebrate Independence Day, have cookouts, and attend summer festivals. It’s also a great time to take stock of how far you’ve come. This year’s Buck Moon (July 2023) falls nearly in the middle of the

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Bassin’ After Dark: How To Go Night Fishing 101

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There are many benefits to night fishing for bass, especially during the summer months. Warm waters in evening hours make fish sluggish, so they are less skittish and more inclined to take your bait! Another great advantage to fishing at night is you usually have the water all to yourself—and after dark in high-summer is

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Tips For Air Pollution And Poor Air Quality

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Hotter and drier weather conditions in recent years have heightened wildfire activity across the globe, resulting in twice as many forests being burnt than 20 years ago. Besides forest damage and property loss, hazardous air quality can cause serious harm—especially to those with preexisting health challenges. Ahead, learn what you can do to protect yourself

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A Rare Planetary Alignment This Month

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Buckle up, stargazers and astrology lovers! A major planetary alignment event will take place on Monday, June 19, 2023. This grand alignment will take place between two mighty planets, Jupiter and Saturn. Astrologically speaking, this is a very rare and auspicious time. (A similar alignment will not take place for another 14 years!) Learn what

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How To See The “New” Pinwheel Supernova!

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Hey FA Readers! Many of you who follow our monthly Night Sky Guides asked about the discovery of a new supernova, so we consulted expert astronomer Dean Regas to answer some of your frequently asked questions. Learn about supernovae, particularly the recent discovery (named SN 2023ixf) and how you can see it! Dean also clarifies

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Honey Bees Need Your Help!

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Honey bees need help. They are one of nature’s busiest … well, bees. It’s said that a single honeybee visits up to 100 flowers during a single foraging trip. But if you’ve noticed fewer of these fuzzy, buzzy creatures zooming around, it’s because they’re taking more sick days than ever before. Scientists have diagnosed their

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