These American foods are banned in other countries

https://www.wkrn.com/news/these-american-staple-foods-are-banned-in-other-countries/ These American staple foods are banned in other countries by: Denise Craig, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Jul 24, 2022 / 08:35 AM CDT Updated: Jul 24, 2022 / 11:27 AM CDT (NEXSTAR) — A California lawsuit recently put Mars, Inc. in the hot seat, claiming one of its candies contained toxins that are unsafe to eat. The class … Continue reading These American foods are banned in other countries

Handy list of 100 swoon-worthy romances in printable form and a link to the longer list with descriptions

Below is a slightly old, but not dated, list of swoon-worthy romances for pure escapism. The link to this list is contained in a much longer article showing the covers and descriptions to tempt you which can be found here: https://www.npr.org/2015/07/29/426731847/happy-ever-after-100-swoon-worthy-romances 100 Swoon-Worthy Romances: The Printable List July 29, 20156:01 PM ET NPR STAFF It's … Continue reading Handy list of 100 swoon-worthy romances in printable form and a link to the longer list with descriptions

Apple podcast changes

9to5mac.com/2022/08/22/apple-podcasts-technical-updates/ Apple Podcasts drops email requirement for shows, updates approval process, more Chance Miller - Aug. 22nd 2022 10:45 am PT @ChanceHMiller Apple has announced a handful of technical changes coming to the Apple Podcasts back end, starting in 2023. These changes impact the approval process, will help cut down on podcaster spam, and much more. Here … Continue reading Apple podcast changes

Rosetta Bakery finally open on NYC’s UWS

The crowds here are already amazing ilovetheupperwestside.com/rosetta-bakery-opens-doors/ Rosetta Bakery Opens Doors  Mike Mishkin for I Love the Upper West Side,  September 18, 2022   c/o Rosetta Bakery Miami-based Rosetta Bakery has opened its doors at 1928 Broadway at 64th Street, replacing a former Lululemon location. This is Rosetta’s first NYC location. The Italian bakery — named after “The Rosetta,” which it … Continue reading Rosetta Bakery finally open on NYC’s UWS

Amazon announces a new Kindle (but how big is the market for it?)

Other than the pen, this new Kindle reminds me of the Dx which was around for awhile but never sold much. Am disappointed there was no announcement of a USB-C change to the Kindle Oasis. https://www.wired.com/story/everything-amazon-announced-september-2022/ SEP 28, 2022 1:18 PM Everything Amazon Announced at Its Annual Hardware Event Yes, we saw the usual spate … Continue reading Amazon announces a new Kindle (but how big is the market for it?)

Can This Snorer’s Marriage Be Saved? Yes, With Mouth Tape

http://www.wsj.com/articles/snoring-mouth-tape-sleep-remedy-11660844766 Can This Snorer’s Marriage Be Saved? Yes, With Mouth Tape. Sleepers who saw logs at night are giving their partners peace with a new trick, sticking adhesive strips across their lips At bedtime, David Gesualdi brushes his teeth and washes his face. Then he does the trick that pleases his wife. He tapes his … Continue reading Can This Snorer’s Marriage Be Saved? Yes, With Mouth Tape

Queen Elizabeth’s favorite cake recipe

Source recipe can be found at: https://www.lavenderandlovage.com/2021/04/the-queens-chocolate-biscuit-cake.htmlhttps://apple.news/ALMoPf1WoSpa54SwRuTOtlA [large bolded font comes from article] Posted on Sep 20, 2022 This Chocolaty, No-Bake Cake Was Apparently The Queen's Most-Requested Dessert, And After Trying It Myself, I Can Completely Understand Why "It is her favorite cake that she eats until it is all gone. If there is anything left when … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth’s favorite cake recipe

Abortion bans affecting women’s access to medicine essential for other purposes

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/sep/26/us-abortion-bans-restrict-access-essential-medications? Republican abortion bans restrict women’s access to other essential medicine Reproductive justice rally outside the White House, on 23 August. Photograph: Bryan Olin Dozier/NurPhoto/Rex/Shutterstock Many pharmacies and physicians are forced to deny patients access to drugs, such as methotrexate, that can be used to help induce an abortion Maya Yang, Mon 26 Sep 2022 01.00 … Continue reading Abortion bans affecting women’s access to medicine essential for other purposes

Is Google Maps or Apple Maps better for you?

https://www.techradar.com/features/apple-maps-vs-google-maps Apple Maps vs. Google Maps - which one is best? By Daryl Baxter, Hamish Hector  published 3 days ago Which Maps app can you trust the most? (Image credit: TechRadar) Jump to: Cost and Availability  Accuracy  Car Navigation  Public transport - walking and cycling  Design  Privacy  Which one? Apple usually finds itself involved in a lot of … Continue reading Is Google Maps or Apple Maps better for you?

Basic Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite both get 2022 upgrades

These upgrades leave the Kindle Oasis as the only version without USB-C charging, much less any other upgrade since 2019. Amazon will have an event on September 28th with announcements for its devices. I expect that list to include the Oasis Please note that this article was not written in the U.S. On Amazon's U.S. … Continue reading Basic Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite both get 2022 upgrades

Rainwater everywhere on earth is unsafe to drink due to forever chemicals

https://www.euronews.com/green/2022/08/04/rainwater-everywhere-on-earth-unsafe-to-drink-due-to-forever-chemicals-study-finds Rainwater everywhere on Earth unsafe to drink due to ‘forever chemicals’, study finds Rainwater was found to contain unsafe levels of forever chemicals.   -   Copyright  Pexels By Rosie Frost  •  Updated: 14/08/2022 Rainwater almost everywhere on Earth has unsafe levels of ‘forever chemicals’, according to new research. Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a large family of human-made chemicals that don’t … Continue reading Rainwater everywhere on earth is unsafe to drink due to forever chemicals

$23 south of Manhattan’s 60th Street — enough to wipe out gridlock?

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/aug/11/manhattan-congestion-pricing-charge-transportation No more car for me’: will a $23 toll finally rid Manhattan of gridlock? Congested traffic from Brooklyn enters Manhattan via the Williamsburg Bridge in 2019. Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP Planners say congestion pricing will slash traffic in the area – and offer a much-needed $15bn boost to public transit Wilfred Chan in New York CityThu 11 … Continue reading $23 south of Manhattan’s 60th Street — enough to wipe out gridlock?