Epicurious, Giant Food, and the Foodie Bubble

A major supermarket’s in-house magazine is a taste of America’s everyday cooking.Retro illustration of an unappetizing platter of spaghetti and meatballs; screen print, 1955. (Photo by GraphicaArtis/Getty Images)In a recent State of the Union post, I touched on a little internet controversy involving Epicurious, a foodie-oriented recipe media company, which recently embarked on what it…Continue Reading

From industrial giant to Covid hotspot: London suburb’s past haunts pandemic response

LONDON — The town of Dagenham was once a thriving symbol of modern Britain. Lines of row houses sprang up here in the decades following World War II, when the United Kingdom was still an industrial powerhouse, providing homes for the thousands of workers employed at the largest Ford factory outside of Detroit.Today, Dagenham is…Continue Reading

Giant COVID Vaccine Registration Details and How to Book an Appointment

The Giant Company, the supermarket chain with stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, is offering COVID-19 vaccinations at select locations. Those eligible can register to receive a vaccine by booking an appointment at the company’s website.Shots are “not yet available in all” stores, the site notes, and customers are encouraged to check for…Continue Reading

There’s not a ‘giant national campaign’ for COVID-19 vaccine education. Why? Experts say there’s a better way.

CLOSE Gov. Gavin Newsom says California will continue efforts to work with local and regional officials to rollout more COVID-19 vaccine, while also urging the Biden administration to boost the supply of doses to the state. (Feb. 8) AP DomesticIf you’ve been waiting for a big national campaign telling you COVID-19 vaccines are safe and…Continue Reading

A giant black hole suddenly went dark, and no one knows why

Home News Science & Astronomy (Image: © Brian Christensen/Stocktrek Images) Beginning in 2018, one of the brightest X-ray lights in the sky went dark, and scientists still aren’t sure why. The black hole responsible for creating the lights-out mystery lives in GRS 1915+105, a star system 36,000 light-years from Earth containing both a normal star and…Continue Reading

Giant sand worm discovery proves truth is stranger than fiction

Simon Fraser University researchers have found evidence that large ambush-predatory worms — some as long as two metres — roamed the ocean floor near Taiwan over 20 million years ago. The finding, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, is the result of reconstructing an unusual trace fossil that they identified as a burrow of…Continue Reading

Giant worms terrorized the ancient seafloor from hidden death traps

Home News Head of a Bobbit worm (Eunice aphroditois), photographed in the Lembeh Strait in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. (Image: © WaterFrame/Alamy Stock Photo) Gigantic predatory marine worms that lived about 20 million years ago ambushed their prey by leaping at them from underground tunnels in the sea bottom, new fossils from Taiwan reveal. These monster worms…Continue Reading

France’s giant curfew-busting party is over after two nights

A French prosecutor said police detained seven people Saturday, including two alleged organizers after an underground New Year’s Eve rave party drew at least 2,500 people in western France despite a coronavirus curfew and other restrictionsByThe Associated PressJanuary 2, 2021, 8:30 PM• 2 min readPARIS — A French prosecutor said police detained seven people Saturday,…Continue Reading

A giant black hole keeps evading detection and scientists can’t explain it

Home News Science & Astronomy This composite image of the galaxy cluster Abell 2261 contains optical data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and Japan’s Subaru Telescope showing galaxies in the cluster and in the background, and data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory showing hot gas (colored pink) pervading the cluster. The middle of the image…Continue Reading

Terrifying giant crocodile attacks fishermen’s truck as they hunts for sharks

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailA giant crocodile attacked the truck of two fishermen who…Continue Reading