Warum Whiskey mit Wasser besser schmeckt

Kenner verdünnen Whiskey mit Wasser. Schwedische Forscher wollen nun herausgefunden haben, wie ein paar Tropfen Wasser den Geschmack intensivieren können Wer seinen Whiskey mit Cola mischt, outet sich in Kennerkreisen als Dilettant. Wer die Spirituose pur trinkt, weist sich auch nicht unbedingt als Experte aus. Am besten genießt man Whiskey mit etwas Wasser. Das glauben auch schwedische […]

It’s not just the Confederate monuments, it’s the holidays

In 2016, the Southern Poverty Law Center blasted the six states that still recognize nine Confederate holidays. A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribed, but don’t have a […]

Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced on Saturday, after several honorees said they would boycott a White House reception before the show. Jonathan Landay 3 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump […]

Google explains why it banned the app for Gab, a right-wing Twitter rival

Gab’s free-speech stance makes it popular with right-wing trolls and racists. [Updated] On Thursday, Gab said that Google had banned its Android app from the Google Play Store for violating Google’s ban on hate speech. Breaking news: Google has removed Gab’s Android app from the Google Play Store for “hate speech.” pic.twitter.com/jPqeEx1ID1 — Gab (@getongab) August […]

Can a crowdsourced mega-forest offset Trump’s climate chaos?

It’s an appealing idea, a vast forest to soak up the extra carbon released due to Trump’s policies, but it may not be so easy in reality, says Olive Heffernan Since taking up residence in the White House in January, President Donald Trump has made good on his promise to put a wrecking ball through […]

India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead

Several carriages jumped the rails in Uttar Pradesh, leaving at least 23 dead and dozens injured. At least 23 people were killed and more than 60 injured when a train derailed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Police said that at least eight carriages jumped the tracks near Muzaffarnagar, about 130km (80 miles) […]

Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy. The university said it removed the carved limestone likeness before dawn from the entryway to Duke Chapel, where it stood among 10 historical figures. Officials discovered […]

Tierische Filter helfen beim Kampf gegen Mikroplastik im Meer

Larvacea helfen unabsichtlich mit, das Meerwasser von Plastikteilchen zu reinigen. Dafür landen die dann auf dem Meeresboden. Auf der Suche nach neuen Wegen, Meeresbewohner vor schädlichen Plastikteilchen zu schützen, können Forscher auf tierische Hilfe bauen: Mit ihrem schleimigen Gehäuse filtern winzige Lebewesen Plastikpartikel aus der Strömung. Nachteil: Das Problem verlagert sich zum Meeresboden. Sie erinnern an Kaulquappen, sind durchsichtig […]