In fact, four of the alcoholic beverages on display were manufactured by the museum: Korean feces wine; chicha, an ancient beer made from corn that is chewed into paste before fermenting; pruno, a prison wine made from fruit and brewed in a toilet; and a potent Ugandan moonshine that British colonizers dubbed "war gin." … [Read more...] about Squirrel beer, ant gin and poop wine are served up in Disgusting Food Museum’s new exhibit
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$80 billion to deploy high-speed broadband infrastructure nationwide $5 billion for low-interest financing of broadband deployment through a new secured loan program Ensur[ing] Internet affordability by requiring an affordable option for Internet service plans offered on the newly-built infrastructure; providing a $50 monthly discount on plans for low-income consumers; and directing the FCC to collect and publicize data on prices charged for broadband service throughout the country $1 billion to establish grant programs for states to close gaps in broadband adoption, as well as digital inclusion projects for organizations and local communities to implement $5 billion to enable students without Internet at home to participate in remote learning Funding for Wi-Fi on school buses so students can stay connected, especially in rural areas where longer bus rides are common. The $80 billion would be appropriated to the FCC "for fiscal year 2021, to remain available until expended," the bill … [Read more...] about $100 billion “universal fiber” plan proposed by Democrats in Congress
"The endocannabinoid system is the most pervasive, diffused and important modulatory system in the brain because it controls the release of pretty much every neurotransmitter," Piomelli said. Neurotransmitters are molecules that brain cells, or neurons, use to communicate with each other. One neuron sends a message to the next by releasing neurotransmitters, such as dopamine or serotonin, into an infinitesimal gap that separates one neuron from the next. The gap is called the synapse. … [Read more...] about How does cannabis get you high?
Corn kernels are seeds carrying precious genetic material. The key to the seed's survival is the waxy, yellow outer coating that protects the genetic material from weather, pests and transport. The fact that it's hard to break down is actually ideal for the plant. The outer coating owes its resilience to a tough fiber called cellulose, which humans don't have the proper enzymes or gut bacteria to digest. … [Read more...] about Why can’t humans digest corn?
With so many students having to learn virtually this fall, and with so many workers now dependent on home Internet connections to keep their jobs, now is the time for us to work together to ensure all American families have access to critical connectivity and the resources needed to meet the urgent challenges of today and tomorrow. If policymakers fail to act, today's "homework gap" will not only exacerbate the proverbial "generation gap," but we will have failed to bridge it. … [Read more...] about AT&T hopes you’ll forget its years-long fight against accurate broadband maps