So, What's the Difference? An area earns the designation of national park through legislation in Congress. A national monument, however, is created by a U.S. president using the authority granted in the Antiquities Act of 1906. A site, such as the Grand Canyon, can be designated both a national monument (1908) and a national park (1919). … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between a National Park and National Monument?
Since capicola is rather salty, it pairs well with foods such as cheese, figs, olives, melon, breads and crackers, and full-bodied wine. But some people say to be careful how much capicola you eat. The cured meat has a high fat content and is exceptionally salty. To wit: There are 540 milligrams of sodium in a 1-ounce (28-gram) serving, which is about 25 percent of the FDA's recommended daily intake of less than 2,300 milligrams. … [Read more...] about Capicola: The Italian Dried Meat Tony Soprano Called ‘Gabagool’
The act also encourages the development of best practices to protect human heritage in space by evolving the concepts of due regard and harmful interference — an evolution that will also guide how nations and companies work around one another. As small a step as it may be, recognizing and protecting historic sites is the first step to developing a peaceful, sustainable and successful lunar governance model. … [Read more...] about ‘One Small Step’ Act Encourages Protection of Human Heritage in Space
Hot Peppers for Your Health Helping people face medical challenges, like overcoming addiction, is what drives Currie's pursuit of peppers that contain more capsaicinoids. He started growing peppers in the '80s after learning that, in cultures where people eat hot peppers regularly with meals, there are lower incidences of diseases such as heart disease and cancer. "That would be awesome if peppers could help people through withdrawal," said Currie, who's been asked to provide peppers for medical research. … [Read more...] about Is the Carolina Reaper the World’s Hottest Pepper?
Keep in mind, there are some legitimate sites that offer free content, such as Pluto TV, Tubi, and Crackle, but you may have to watch commercials. Others (like Kanopy) require a library card or a college .edu email address to watch. And you can usually watch the biggies like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime for the first 30 days for free. Just remember to cancel your subscription before your time is up to avoid charges. … [Read more...] about 10 Signs That Streaming Movie Site Isn’t Legit
Voice actors Dee Bradley Baker and Bob Bergen both experienced the daunting task of taking over the voices of classic Looney Tunes characters when they met on Space Jam. Since then, they’ve managed to completely embody the characters made famous by veteran voice actor Mel Blanc. At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, the pair took part in a panel for I Know That Voice, the 2013 documentary being developed into an episodic television series, with each installment focusing on a particular voice actor and exploring their creative process and career trajectory. Before the panel, Baker and Bergen taught us the tricks to capturing a storied voice in a way that doesn’t feel too impressionistic. … [Read more...] about Veteran voice actors on capturing the voices of classic characters