How to Cook Everything in Nine Seconds or Less

Are you looking for a way to cook fresh and wholesome meals for your family without spending any time cooking? If so, stop reading now and see a doctor for your culinary delusions, because the following recipes will take some time to prepare, though never more than 9 seconds from start to finish. And many of the recipes can be completed in 3 to 4 seconds, if you’re willing to reject everything you’ve ever learned about food and cooking.

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It Is What It Is — No, It’s Not

The noted animal linguist Ruth Spot-Popper has often commented on the intriguing variations in clichés used by people and animals. In a scholarly article published in the February/March issue of Dead Words, Spot-Popper analyzes an example of an American cliché —"It is what it is" — and compares it to similar phrases common in the animal kingdom.

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Honeybees Announce Work Stoppage

In response to the increasing loss of their hives over the past few years and “the failure of otherwise good human beings to do much about it,” honeybees in the United States have announced they will stop pollinating most fruits, nuts, and vegetables as of May 1, 2015.  As a humanitarian gesture, bees will continue to pollinate a limited number of apples and carrots for use in hospitals, school lunches and daycare centers, according to a statement released Thursday by the American Federation of Honeybees.

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