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2013-05-09 23:37:06

Roasted soybeans provide deliciously healthy alternative to peanuts with and without chocolate. Denmark, WI (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 From school lunch treats to rewards for good behavior or grades, candy coated peanuts have been a favorite since the 1950´s. With over half of Americans snacking two or three times daily, (NPD, August 2012), the growing desire for treats is matched only by the growing interest in treats with nutritional benefit. “It´s easy to see,” notes...

Counting Baboons Provide Clues Into Brain's Ability To Understand Numbers
2013-05-05 06:49:55

[ Watch the Video: Baboons Understanding Math ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Baboons can be as accurate as human children when it comes to discriminating between different quantities of various objects, experts from the University of Rochester and the Seneca Park Zoo claim in a new study. Jessica Cantlon, an assistant professor of brain and cognitive sciences at the university, and colleagues observed eight olive baboons between the ages of four and...

2013-03-31 23:04:19

Now through April, Do More Bars is holding a 'Do Us A Flavor Contest' with the most popular contest entries determining their new fruit & nut cereal bar flavor. Visit http://www.DoMoreBars.com for more information. Pisgah Forest, NC (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 The company announced today that they are holding a 'Do Us A Flavor Contest' to determine the fruit & nuts to be used in their new cereal bar. Each year a new flavor has been developed in-house, but this year the company wants the...

2013-03-15 10:51:33

New international study led by University of Michigan identified behaviors that could reduce anxiety, chances of allergic reactions Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane and being unable to get help. But in a new study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-In Practice, researchers found passengers who engaged in eight mitigating factors were less likely to...

Children More Likely To Develop Food Allergies Because Of Their Race
2013-02-24 07:22:29

[WATCH VIDEO: Cure for Peanut Allergy May Be... Peanuts] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Race and possibly genetics influence whether or not children will develop food-related allergies, researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have discovered in a new study. According to HealthDay News, the study focused on over 500 children who were making clinical visits at the age of two. Each youngster was skin-tested for three types of food allergens —...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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