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What’s in season May

Sour green plums the size of large marbles are in the local Middle East markets now, a seasonal favorite of the Iraqis. Eat them out of hand as a snack, sprinkling each bite with a little salt. The classic Iraqi way to cook them is to pair them with meat in a flavorful stew. And if you want to ask for them in Persian just say "Gojeh sabz!"

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Where to Find the Best Water Bong Online

The water bong is easily associated with a stereotype of "lazy pothead" but it's actually an important low-tech tool for administering cannabis as medicine to the elderly. It's clean, simple and easy to dose quickly and precisely, unlike ingesting which has slow release and sometimes overly powerful effects.

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Why green potatoes are toxic

I love potatoes (especially in Moroccan cooking like mafroum) and coming from an immigrant family from Holland and Scotland, eating potatoes was basically a part of every meal, like bread and butter. But my mother was always afraid of potato “eyes” and the green bits and she and my dad would prune the unwanted bits […]

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Microplastics found in baby poop

But plastics - why should you care if you don't care about turtles choking? It turns out microplastics are terribly bad for you if you consume them and can amplify the effects of other toxins in the environment by clinging to them, found a recent study out of Israel.