No Knead Rye Bread

W ‘n B: “Lovely crust!”   You’ll need a 3 to 6-quart Dutch oven with an oven-proof knob and some parchment paper (Reynolds brand is best). Always aerate your flour before measuring. (For the overnight method, simply switch to COOL water and let the dough rest overnight on the counter top for 8 hours or […]

The Dos and Don’ts of ‘Social Distancing’

Experts weigh in on whether you should cancel your dates, dinner parties, and gym sessions. by Kaitlyn Tiffany The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued guidelines for “community mitigation strategies” to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, which include recommendations for “social distancing”—a term that epidemiologists are using […]

When Everyone Stays Home

Empty Public Spaces During Coronavirus by Alan Taylor In cities and regions hard-hit by the coronavirus crisis, quarantine measures and self-isolation efforts have left many public spaces deserted. Classrooms, plazas, malls, sports venues, cafes, houses of worship, and tourist destinations appear eerily empty as people stay home, cancel plans, and await further news. An aerial […]

Chicken tumeric soup

Quick & easy chicken tumeric immune boosting soup recipe Dr Jacques du Toit *Boil together in a pot for at least 45 – 60 mins 1.5kg chicken with bone 1.5L water 5cm chop fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon/5g ginger powder 2 teaspoons/10g tumeric powder 3 garlic gloves crushed and chopped finely 1 chilli pepper chopped […]

A letter from Italy.

by Samantha Schilling Peace for all. We live in Italy – Milan. I’m going to share with you and explain to you, “How is life here in Milan” during these difficult days and how do I think you should learn from the mistakes and their consequences that we live here. We are currently in quarantine. […]

Something Is Causing Our Eyeballs to Elongate

Human eyesight is degrading right before our eyes, and the problem is growing by Robert Roy Britt Human eyeballs are growing longer, from front to back, at an alarming rate, resulting in a spike in the prevalence of myopia, or nearsightedness. Among Americans, rates of myopia have increased from 25% of people in 1971 to […]