9 Tips for Overcoming Jet Lag « The Secret Yumiverse

4 4 4KudosJet lag is inevitable when you are traveling long distances by plane, and it can leave you feeling completely wrecked for several days to a week after you arrive at your destination. For people who simply cannot afford the few days to completely recover from the physical and mental exhaustion of jet lag, there are a number of simple preparatory steps you can do before, during and after your long flight to minimize your jet lag fatigue.

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Mysterious, Colorful Lobsters Being Caught : Discovery News

Lobsters sporting rare, unexpected colors and patterns are becoming more common in catches, and no one knows why.

Blue, pink, orange and even calico lobsters are winding up in traps. The orange ones are perhaps causing the most problems, since some chefs think they’ve already been cooked. But then the live, snapping crustacean reminds them otherwise.

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BBC Food – Rise of the ‘semi-vegetarians’

Sales of meat alternatives are increasing. But who is eating protein substitutes and why?

“I find that I used to adore meat, but now a meat substitute burger does it for me, when I have it with onions and ketchup, it does the job. I guess it reminds me of the taste,” David Finney admits.

He turned his back on meat seven years ago, and uses meat alternatives for variety in his meals.

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Amazing video of Curiosity’s landing.

This is an amzing video of landing on mars… yes the real thing, actually landing on Mars….

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Think you’ve seen the internet’s best video of Curiosity descending to the surface of Mars? Think again. Featured above is likely the world’s first “true motion-flow” version of Curiosity’s touchdown, and it is nothing short of remarkable. Trust us — you need to see this.

via Here’s one last video of Curiosity’s landing. Because holy crap, is it spectacular..

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To Understand is to Perceive Patterns

“Networks are everywhere. The brain is a network of nerve cells connected by axons, and cells themselves are networks of molecules connected by biochemical reactions. Societies, too, are networks of people linked by friendships, familial relationships and professional ties. On a larger scale, food webs and ecosystems can be represented as networks of species. And networks pervade technology: the Internet, power grids and transportation systems are but a few examples. Even the language we are using to convey these thoughts to you is a network, made up of words connected by syntactic relationships.”

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