News RSS



The Search for the World’s Simplest Animal

On a sunny pre-pandemic afternoon at the beach near Santa Cruz, California, children shriek as the waves demolish their sand castles, and seagulls squawk over a discarded bag of salt-and-vinegar potato chips. Pelicans, sea lions, and fishermen flock to the end of an old wooden pier, attracted by schools of fish that shelter in the wreckage of a half-submerged tanker, the SS Palo Alto. The pier bristles with fishing poles, their long lines trailing into the water.At the end of one of these lines, I hope, dangles an elusive, mysterious creature—not a fish, but the world’s simplest animal, Trichoplax adhaerens. Named after the Greek words for “hairy, sticky plate,” Trichoplax belongs to one of the most ancient animal lineages on...

Continue reading



Top 18 Best Wok Woks

  Big 16 Inch Heavy Hand Hammered Carbon Steel Pow Wok with Wooden and Steel Helper Handle (Round Bottom) / 731W138 by Craft Wok Big 16 Inch Heavy Hand Hammered Carbon Steel Pow Wok with Wooden and Steel Helper Handle (Round Bottom) / 731W138 by Craft Wok - 15 gauge (18mm) carbon steel, 16 inch heavy and big please don’t buy if big and heavy is not for you. Hand hammered by chinese professionals in guangzhou. Steel helper handle will not burn when you stir fry over high heat. Traditional chinese wok pan, do not forget to season it before use. Choice of many professional chinese chefs.   Nordic Ware Superior Steel Spun Wok, 8.5 -Inch Nordic Ware Superior Steel Spun...

Continue reading



Paleo Tres Leches Cupcakes

Raias Recipes Paleo Tres Leches CupcakesSoft and perfectly sweetened with honey, these paleo tres leches cupcakes are perfect for dessert. They’re made in a blender and don’t require any strange ingredients.A quick confession. . . or two.Well, hello there. Before we get into this gorgeously delicious tres leches cupcakes recipe, I have a few quick confessions. First off, the inspiration for this recipe came from not me. One of my dear “can’t eat anything” friends texted me the other day with a request:Needless to say, I had to get right on that request. ‘Cause how could I wait on something so yummy sounding? And the rest is history.But confession #2: I’ve never actually had tres leches anything. I know, I...

Continue reading



Muji Cafe

Muji Cafe 68 Orchard Road #01-10 Plaza Singapura 252 North Bridge Road #02-20 Raffles City 78 Airport Boulevard #02-227 Jewel Changi Airport https://cafemeal.muji.com/sg/ Sakura Chicken With Curry Miso And Dried Chili (SGD $12.90) Simple, Wholesome Meals That Are Gentle On The Body & Kind To The World (Ratings: On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 = Worst and 10 = Best) Overall: 7 Ambience & Setting: 7 Food & Beverage: 7 Service: 5 Value for Money: 8 Spent about SGD $19 per person. ..... Widely known for its minimalist and sustainable concept, household and consumer products brand Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd., more commonly known as Muji, branched into food and beverage with the opening of the first Singapore-based...

Continue reading



Best 6 Ways to Detox Yourself – Rejuvenate Your Body

Throughout life, we accumulate tons of toxins. Like a sponge, our body absorbs the good and bad things we stuff into it. Toxins come from food, drinks, and even the air we breathe. With no way to avoid it, what can we do? Detox your way to a happier, healthier body. Signs You Need a Detox Do you feel tired all the time? Difficulty concentrating or losing weight? These can all be signs you need to detox. Chronic fatigue will run you down and take the spark out of life. Most often it can be directly attributed to our lifestyle. We rely on quick meals and junk food for little spikes in dopamine. Our bodies tell us “Something’s wrong here”....

Continue reading