Why salad basically sucks

It’s not that it’s rabbit food or that it’s the food our food eats, despite Ron Swanson’s best efforts to convince us otherwise. It’s all to do with that fact that salads are inefficient. They’re water sucks with little nutrients–and there are way better ways to eat vegetables.

Click to learn more at: The Washington Post


Getting eggs safely to you

Eggs are one of the most mundane things in American society–and yet every single person can relate to having an egg crack prematurely. This sad reality has led to many attempts to design solutions to transport eggs en masse but in a way that nothing is lost.

Take a trip back in time to see how the design of the simple egg carton advanced so that you can enjoy your omelette without a care in the world.

Click to read at: Core 77

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Eat at the restaurant with Hitler’s champagne

It’s not every day that you make a major discovery–especially one tied to closely to the entirety of Western history. Yet, that’s exactly what happened to the owner of Zum Dreispitz, a restaurant in Saxony, Germany on the grounds of a historic castle.

It turns out that the before Zum Dreispitz, the Nazis had a secret hidden in that castle.Now it’s been found: bottle upon bottles of champagne and cognac that was saved for der Fuhrer.

Click to learn more at: Vice Munchies