Latest Onion Stories

2014-08-06 23:00:45

Simple Ideas LLC, a national provider of counseling tools and programs, unveils Life’s Onion™ today at the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Life's Onion is a handheld, onion-shaped device with 12 peels which transforms into a flower when opened. Clients record their therapeutic goals and achievements on the actual peels, converting them to flower petals as progress is made. While there are other methods of...

2014-01-29 23:22:20

“Chopping the Onion” aims to help victims forgive others, love themselves. Denver (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Dusana Michaels became a victim of incest as a child, but “victim” is hardly a word to call her now. Michaels has dedicated her life to overcoming the trauma she faced at an early age by addressing issues one by one and empowering others to do the same. “My perpetrator took my childhood,” Michaels said. “But my adulthood belongs to me.” Michaels’ new book...

2013-12-03 13:39:36

New research from New Zealand will help to breed new onions tailored to grow in specific conditions. Onions, the third largest vegetable crop in the world, form a bulb in response to lengthening days, however the molecular mechanisms controlling this response were not previously known. Research undertaken by Plant & Food Research and the University of Otago has identified the gene controlling bulb development, the first step in discovering genetic markers that can be used as tools to...

2013-02-14 23:02:57

Young Guns Produce, Inc., one of the largest suppliers of Hatch Green Chile, has expanded and updated its onion packing facility under the brand of Billy the Kid in Deming, New Mexico. (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Young Guns Produce, Inc., one of the largest suppliers of authentic Hatch green chile, has expanded and updated its onion packing facility under the brand of Billy the Kid in Deming, New Mexico. “This new venture was first thought of because we felt the need to modernize our...

2011-07-14 11:31:11

More than 500,000 tons of onion waste are thrown away in the European Union each year. However, scientists say this could have a use as food ingredients. The brown skin and external layers are rich in fiber and flavonoids, while the discarded bulbs contain sulphurous compounds and fructans. All of these substances are beneficial to health. Production of onion waste has risen over recent years in line with the growing demand for these bulbs. More than 500,000 tons of waste are generated in the...

2011-01-05 09:48:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports are finally about to get the attention they deserve, courtesy of The Onion. America's most trusted news source is teaming up with COMEDY CENTRAL to bring viewers the most intense televised sports news program in recorded human history. "Onion SportsDome," a 30-minute rundown of the finest in sports news, analysis, scores, highlights, rumor-mongering and petty personal attacks, premieres Tuesday, January 11 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on...

2010-12-14 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet has given sports fans more options than ever to choose where they get their sports news. Now, The Onion is making them all irrelevant. "America's Finest News Source," The Onion, is teaming up with Comedy Central to launch OnionSportsNetwork.com, the number one online destination for sports news, analysis, arbitrary rankings, and colorful charts. OnionSportsNetwork.com is the latest creative collaboration between the two premiere...

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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'