Bustle: Coffee Could Go Extinct By 2080 & Climate Control Is To Blame
"According to researchers at The Climate Institute, the amount of viable coffee farmland is expected to be cut in half by 2050 due to rising temperatures, threatening pests, and fungi — all of which, in the context of coffee, are caused by global warming. By the year 2080, wild coffee will likely cease to exist at all. Anywhere." Read full story.
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CNN: Starchy Enters Race To Be The Sixth Taste
"Scientists have long known that the human tongue can detect five basic tastes: sweetness, sourness, saltiness, bitterness and "umami," or savory. However, a small study published in the journal Chemical Senses last month suggests that a sixth taste should be added to that list — starchiness — and this newly identified taste may shed light on why we enjoy eating carb-heavy foods such as pizza and pasta." Read full story.
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NY TIMES: What’s The Value Of Exercise? $2,500
"For people still struggling to make time for exercise, a new study offers a strong incentive: You’ll save $2,500 a year. The savings, a result of reduced medical costs, don’t require much effort to accrue — just 30 minutes of walking five days a week is enough." Read full story.
Chick-fil-A Is Giving Away Free Breakfast
"Chick-fil-A handing out free chicken sandwiches earlier this summer (all in the name of Cow Appreciation day) was legit, but everyone knows the best part of Chick-fil-A is the breakfast, so the chicken chain is taking things to the entirely next level by offering free breakfast in September. Chick-n-Minis for all!" Read full story.