How one creamy, peppery salad dressing became America’s favorite flavor.
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Tagged business, condiment, dip, dressing, flavor, food, history, pizza, ranch, ranch dressing, Steve Hensen |
Dr. Mischel’s experiments with preschoolers and sweets zeroed in on the importance of delayed gratification, and his insights changed the study of personality.
Posted in History, News, People, Psychology, Science, Sociology |
Tagged death, gratification, greed, history, marshmallow, Marshmallow Test, obituary, personality, psychology, science, test, Walter Mischel |
Posted in America, Buildings and Architecture, Business, Food, History, Restaurants |
Tagged cafe, diner, food, food truck, history, lunch, night lunch, restaurant, wagon |
“Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace at a site in northeastern Jordan have given researchers a delectable surprise: people began making bread, a vital staple food, millennia before they developed agriculture.”
World’s oldest bread found at prehistoric site in Jordan
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Tagged agriculture, anthropology, archaeology, bread, food, history, Jordan, prehistory, research |
She was a real-life Peggy Carter, and a founder of national intelligence.
Pioneering codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman, a poet and mother of two, smashed spy rings by solving secret messages.
Codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman Smashed Nazi Spy Rings
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Tagged codebreaker, codes, cryptography, Elizabeth Fiedman, history, intelligence, intelligence agencies, national intelligence, Nazis, NSA, Peggy Carter, science, spies, technology, war |
Posted in Business, communication, History, Internet, networks, Technology, Trickery, wireless |
Tagged banking, business, communication, cyberattack, France, history, network, technology, telegraph |
After reading about CBS All Access’s upcoming
Strange Angel series, I looked up Jack Parsons and learned about NASA’s little-known true connections with dark magic and Scientology.
Jack Parsons (rocket engineer) – Wikipedia
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Tagged Aleister Crowley, biography, CBS All Access, dark magic, history, Jack Parsons, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL, L. Ron Hubbart, magic, media, NASA, occult, rocket science, science, Scientology, Strange Angel, Television, Thelemite, TV |