10 Food Facts That Are Guaranteed To Satisfy Your Curiosity Cravings

The worlds of food, farming, and science can sometimes be a tangled mess of nuances, monomers, and misunderstandings. But if you’re at all a nerd like me, you’ll enjoy these wickedly fascinating knowledge tid bits that will have you spouting out random facts at dinner tomorrow night. 1. Brown Eggs vs. White Eggs: An Absurd … More 10 Food Facts That Are Guaranteed To Satisfy Your Curiosity Cravings

Lettuce Turnip the Beets: Top 10 Reasons Dwight Shrute Was Right About Beta vulagaris

The Beet (Beta vulgaris) is universally known for it’s ability to provide material for bad puns and stain your hands.. but they’re also known for their health benefits and many other quirks/historical oddities that I think you’ll find pretty interesting. I realize that opinions on beets cover a broad spectrum.. some consider them undesirable, describing them … More Lettuce Turnip the Beets: Top 10 Reasons Dwight Shrute Was Right About Beta vulagaris

Houseplants: More Than Just A “Pretty Face”

“Since man’s existence on Earth depends upon a life support system involving an intricate relationship with plants and their associated microorganisms, it should be obvious that when he attempts to isolate himself in tightly sealed buildings away from ecological systems, problems will arise.” – NASA Plants. To some, this word may just give rise to … More Houseplants: More Than Just A “Pretty Face”

Biology, Bags, and Burritos: The Science Every Morel Hunter Should Know About Harvesting Mushrooms

  It’s here. That short, magical period of time when the Morel mushrooms make their appearance across the forests of Pennsylvania. If you’re an avid mushroom hunter, you’ve probably noticed a significant rise in popularity of Morel hunting, especially in Central PA. The roads are lined with cars and people are scattered all over private and … More Biology, Bags, and Burritos: The Science Every Morel Hunter Should Know About Harvesting Mushrooms