Slate: Why does everything taste like chicken?
At least once a week, someone tells me that some food other than chicken "tastes like chicken." People throw the analogy around constantly. Virtually any meat that is pale in color, firm in texture, and lacking a strong flavor is subjected to the chicken comparison.
Drinking too much? Blame your glass
Before you down that pint, check the shape of your glass -- you might be drinking more beer than you realize. According to a new study of British beer drinkers, an optical illusion caused by the shape of a curved glass can dramatically increase the speed at which we swill.
DivorceCare seminars start Sept. 11 at First Baptist Church
DivorceCare, a divorce recovery seminar, will meet at First Baptist Church in Moore, 301 NE 27th St., from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday in room W206. The seminars run from Sept. 11- Dec. 4.
Church to host final course
This fall, the men’s fraternity at Fresh Start Community Church, 309 N. Eastern Ave. in Moore, continues its “Journey to Authentic
The Cleveland County Aging Services Program, sponsored by the Areawide Aging Agency, announced meals for this week.
Air Force Reserve Airman Richard H. Nguyen graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. Nguyen earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Lam and Tram Nguyen of Oklahoma City.
Slate: Why they still dance like Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly, one of the biggest stars and greatest innovators from Hollywood's golden age of musicals, would have been 100 years old this week.
U.S. prepares to lease huge tracts off East Coast for windmill farms
The federal government is poised to auction to wind farm developers 2,434 square miles of the continental shelf in the Atlantic Ocean, which would allow wind farms to sprout 10 miles off the shores of six states, from Massachusetts to Virginia.
Olympic doctors fear travel diseases more than sporting injuries
Airplane illnesses and the rigors of long-haul travel are bigger concerns for Team USA's medical team than any sporting injuries Michael Phelps and Tyson Gay may suffer on the way to London for the 2012 summer games.
Home values finally going up, Zillow says
The last several months have brought mostly encouraging news from the housing front, suggesting that the long-awaiting recovery was just around the corner. Zillow, the real estate site, says it's finally arrived.
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