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Kenya hit by worst locust plague in 70 years

A massive locust infestation has migrated from Somalia and Ethiopia into Kenya, reports AP News. The insects are devouring crops in a country already afflicted by widespread hunger. The United Nations warns that coming rains could increase the locust populations by a factor of 500. The most effective way to stave of the infestation ...

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches accepted as payment for parking citations

If you have any unpaid parking fines at the University of Alaska Anchorage campus, and you have a loaf of bread and some peanut butter and jelly, you can now reduce or cover the cost of your tickets by making a PB&J sandwich.

Anchorage local NBC news affiliate KTUU-TV reports the university will take donations for ...

This woman lived in her car to volunteer at 200 food banks and prove a point about hunger

04.11.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

For the past five years, Jess Kurti has been trying to finish what she dubbed the "Beast of Burden Challenge."  That moment finally arrives Thursday, when Kurti volunteers at the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank in Virginia. The day of service,... ...

Cotton and jelly sandwich?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service approved the growing of a new kind of cotton plant that's been genetically modified to be edible. The toxic chemical gossypol in the plant usually makes the cotton dangerous for humans to eat. Texas A&M biotechnologist Keerti Rathore and colleagues genetically stopped the production ...

Venezuela’s president dines at Salt Bae’s restaurant while millions in his country are starving

09.18.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was recently seen enjoying a lavish meal at the restaurant of Turkish celebrity chef Nusret Gokce, aka Salt Bae, and it did not go over well. As many know, including Maduro, Venezuela is in the midst of a food... ...

History of the Hoodia Gordonii Cactus

10.11.2008 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

A plant which resembles cactus known as Hoodia Gordonii is grown in the deserts of South Africa. The plant Hoodia Gordonii looks like a cactus but it does not belong to the cactus family. It is being seen as a new discovery as an herbal supplement which can help you lose weight as the ...