As if unauthorized downloads alone weren't causing enough difficulty, streaming content further muddies the waters. If you really love movies, you can do yourself and other movie buffs a favor: find legal ways to pay for and enjoy that content. In doing so, you support the entertainment industry and you dodge digital security pitfalls of all kinds, too. … [Read more...] about 10 Signs That Streaming Movie Site Isn’t Legit
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For answers, it makes sense to go to the man responsible for developing both Pepper X and The Smokin' Ed Carolina Reaper (that's a trademarked name, by the way): Ed Currie. He goes by Smokin' Ed, and he describes himself as owner, president, mad scientist and chef at PuckerButt Pepper Company in South Carolina. … [Read more...] about Is the Carolina Reaper the World’s Hottest Pepper?
In the U.S., you may hear capicola called gabagool or gobbagoal. Huh? Many Italian-Americans pronounce certain words – especially those related to food – with an accent that developed over the years as Italians with regional dialects immigrated to the U.S. In the case of capicola, certain Italian-Americans will pronounce the hard "c" as "g," the "p" as "b," the "o" as "ooh," and then drop the last vowel. Et voilà – capicola becomes gabagool. This pronunciation was popularized in the TV show "The Sopranos." … [Read more...] about Capicola: The Italian Dried Meat Tony Soprano Called ‘Gabagool’
But what about a derelict spacecraft, like the Eagle, the Apollo 11 lunar lander? Do we really want to rely on "due regard" to prevent the intentional or inadvertent destruction of this inspiring piece of history? This object memorializes the work of the hundreds of thousands of individuals who worked to put a human on the moon, the astronauts and cosmonauts who gave their lives in this quest to reach the stars, and the quiet heroes, like Katherine Johnson, who fueled the math that made it so. … [Read more...] about ‘One Small Step’ Act Encourages Protection of Human Heritage in Space
National Parks While most of us are familiar with at least some of the 62 sites that include "national park" as part of their name like Grand Canyon National Park, Yellowstone National Park or Yosemite National Park, the National Park System actually contains a total of 423 national park sites. This includes parks in the continental U.S. and the territories of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa and Guam. … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between a National Park and National Monument?