Daddy's home with his strange groceries! Say, did you know the misunderstood pumpkin is a nutrient treasure trove? Yes, yes—you can reach into its slimy interior, hollow it out and make a Jack O'Lantern. And who wouldn't! But we’re here to tell you that there is more to the pumpkin than a slimed forearm.
We can't all love all vegetables all of the time. “Hate” is an ugly word, though. Detest? Reject? Abjure? How about a Shakespearean revulsion? “Prithee, mother—no more spinach. My gorge rises at it!” Based on numerous polls, here is a wildly opinionated list of our most feared vegetables.
“Tree-Hugger” is rarely (never) offered as a compliment. The term is generally intended to lightly mock someone as laughably naive, irrational, and blindly devoted to “nature”. On this Indigenous People's Day, let's look at the actual history of the term.
Working from home has increased your productivity AND your alarming resemblance to a half-melted snowman. You could jog, but ... run aimlessly around outside without a destination and with nobody in pursuit? Yeah, you'll think about it. Here are a few low-impact work-from-home exercises that will keep your heart pumping and your mind clear.
How many thousands of YouTube videos show ”dumb animals” demonstrating starkly recognizable affection for human beings? When the loving donkey runs braying with pleasure (and what looks like a smile) to nuzzle his human friend, we are stunned and stirred. Why are we so surprised?