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The food deserts of Memphis: inside America’s hunger capital | Divided Cities

The food deserts of Memphis: inside America’s hunger capital | Divided Cities

Right now, there are 23.5 million Americans who live in what we call ‘food deserts’. We wanted to come up with priorities, what were the needs in the larger South Memphis area and one thing that came up over and over again was access to food. You can easily get to a McDonald’s and there’s …

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A Boy Ate Nothing But Junk Food! This Is What Happened To Him

A Boy Ate Nothing But Junk Food! This Is What Happened To Him

We all know that junk food is no good for us, and yet it remains the most popular type of food in the world. Once the bane of American waistlines, who found themselves the butt of jokes around the world, now people all over the globe are experiencing their own obesity epidemic thanks to the …

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Baby Orangutans Learn How to Crack Coconuts

WORKERS: [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH] NARRATOR: First lesson of the day is [INAUDIBLE], or fruit time. WORKERS: [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH] NARRATOR: Orangutans naturally spend up to six hours a day foraging for food. So breakfast doubles as a perfect learning opportunity. This morning’s lesson is in coconut cracking. Orangutans learn from example, so their caregiver shows them how …

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Why You Should Never Put Tomatoes in the Fridge!

Why You Should Never Put Tomatoes in the Fridge!

♪♪♪ You may have been told that putting tomatoes in your fridge will ruin them. It turns out, that’s kind of true. Scientists have shown that reducing a tomato’s temperature to below 20°C alters its gene expression, which in turn reduces its yummy tomato smell. So putting tomatoes in the fridge actually does make a …