Cosmochemists at UC San Diego have solved a mystery about the formation of the solar system: Why stony meteorites – among the oldest objects in the solar system – contain vastly different oxygen isotopes from those of terrestrial rocks from Earth, the Moon, and Mars.
If you’re not a sports fanatic, you probably haven’t heard the recent hoopla over the National Football League team called the Washington Redskins. The media is in an uproar (come on, after all these years) over the allegedly disparaging name that is considered a politically incorrect slur against Native Americans. The solution is a simple one. Make the team’s mascot a redskin potato. Which brings us to the food community with a slew of insulting innuendos of its own. Some of these will really give you something to beef about.
me people interpret food “expiration” dates strictly to the letter of the law, tossing items the exact second they hit the date. This mentality, according to a recent study conducted by Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic called “The Dating Game,” costs American consumers roughly $165 billion a year by prematurely disposing of billions of pounds of perfectly safe to eat foods. Let’s clarify the murky world of expiration dates, with a side order of practical advice on food safety and shelf life.
By Michael Pines, Accident & Injury Prevention Expert Teen drivers. If you’re like many parents, you think about two very important questions: 1) where did the time go, and 2) how can I keep my child safe? With a good driver’s education and by choosing safe vehicles, we can do our part to keep kids [...]
When my husband, Olof, asked me what I wanted for my birthday, I didn’t hesitate to request a top-of-the-line sewer auger.
In addition to fee-based, licensed radio frequency bands for smartphones, sensors and other radio devices, consumers can also access a limited number of unlicensed bands – such as WiFi and Bluetooth – at no cost. Unlicensed bands, however, tend to be congested resulting in signal interference, data transmission bottlenecks, and lost calls. To increase capacity, what’s needed is the ability to rapidly and precisely pinpoint bands of unused radio spectrum and eliminate signal interference.
By Dr. Maurice Sherman, Del Mar Cosmetic Medical Center Now more than ever, people want to look younger, feel improved and get rejuvenated skin without the downtime of plastic surgery in San Diego. Here’s the good news – thanks in part to new technology that utilizes various energies to the skin, men and women can [...]
By Rick Rutstein, Professional Design and Drafting www.professionaldesignanddrafting.com With an impressive skyline coupled with pristine sandy beaches and some of the state’s most highly-sought attractions, it’s no surprise to learn that San Diego is quickly becoming an urban destination. According to the latest report at the San Diego Union-Tribune, America’s Finest City is on the [...]
By John Harrison, Hunter Douglas Master Installer/Residential Motorization Specialist When it comes to interior design, nothing can quite compare to the stunning look of large, spacious windows with a spectacular view of La Jolla. Arches, circle-shaped windows, French doors and even skylights are just some of the ways that windows make our homes more beautiful. [...]
As any designer of software upgrades knows, the way to identify bugs is to inflict it untested on your customer base and wait for the anguished cries. Half of what worked before no longer does, and worse, from my point of view, it all looks different. I really hate different. Hence, I have an inviolable policy of letting working software lie.