<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/19/whole-foods-salad-bar-win-it-you-can_n_5844160.html?utm_hp_ref=business&ir=Business class="colorbox">12 Ways To Spend Less Than 1 Million Dollars At The Whole Foods Salad Bar</a>

12 Ways To Spend Less Than 1 Million Dollars At The Whole Foods Salad Bar

The Whole Foods Market salad bar is the land of milk and honey (but more like the refrigerated aisle of tabouli and chicken salad) for lunchers with enthusiastic taste buds. Yes, there’s much beyond traditional salad ingredients to devour at this dining utopia. But with so many options and a steep price tag, it seems to be a salad bar for the elite.

New York City’s Union Square location charges $8.99 for a pound at the self-serve bar, which means financially-conscious consumers have to be smart about exactly which ingredients go into their salad …read more

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<a href=http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661470/s/3ea0724e/sc/14/l/0L0Swired0N0C20A140C0A90Cabsurd0Ecreature0Eof0Ethe0Eweek0Edisco0Eworm0C/story01.htm class="colorbox">Absurd Creature of the Week: The Parasitic Worm That Turns Snails Into Disco Zombies</a>

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Parasitic Worm That Turns Snails Into Disco Zombies

By Matt Simon

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Parasitic Worm That Turns Snails Into Disco Zombies

This is Leucochloridium, a parasitic worm that invades a snail’s eyestalks, where it pulsates to imitate a caterpillar. The worm then mind-controls its host out into the open for hungry birds to pluck its eyes out. In the bird’s guts the worm breeds, releasing its eggs in the bird’s feces, which are happily eaten up by another snail to complete the whole bizarre life cycle.

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/19/ancient-egyptian-hair-extensions_n_5847368.html?utm_hp_ref=world&ir=WorldPost class="colorbox">Ancient Egyptian Hair Extensions Are 3,300 Years Old</a>

Ancient Egyptian Hair Extensions Are 3,300 Years Old

Hair extensions may seem like a modern fashion trend, but it turns out they’ve been around a whole lot longer than most people realize, as a recent discovery out of Egypt shows.

The skull of a woman who lived more than 3,300 years ago was uncovered with roughly 70 hair extensions still in place.

The hair was most likely styled after death, before a person was buried” Jolanda …read more

Source: World News

  

<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/19/ancient-egyptian-hair-extensions_n_5847368.html?utm_hp_ref=world&ir=WorldPost class="colorbox">Ancient Egyptian Hair Extensions Are 3,300 Years Old</a>

Ancient Egyptian Hair Extensions Are 3,300 Years Old

Hair extensions may seem like a modern fashion trend, but it turns out they’ve been around a whole lot longer than most people realize, as a recent discovery out of Egypt shows.

The skull of a woman who lived more than 3,300 years ago was uncovered with roughly 70 hair extensions still in place.

The hair was most likely styled after death, before a person was buried” Jolanda …read more

Source: World News

  

<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/19/david-cameron-pledge-scotland_n_5847734.html?utm_hp_ref=world&ir=WorldPost class="colorbox">British PM David Cameron Pledges To Honor Promises To Scotland</a>

British PM David Cameron Pledges To Honor Promises To Scotland

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to live up to commitments to Scotland made ahead of the independence vote, including plans for new powers on tax, spending and welfare.

Cameron says the new plans will be agreed by November, with draft legislation by January. “We will ensure that those commitments are honored in full, ” Cameron said Friday morning.

Cameron says this requires that people in other parts of the United Kingdom to have more rights to govern their own affairs, particularly in England.

“I’ve long believed that a crucial part of this …read more

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