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“ The definition of natural flavor under the Code of Federal Regulations is: “the essential oil, oleoresin, essence or extractive, protein hydrolysate, distillate, or any product of roasting, heating or enzymolysis, which contains the flavoring constituents derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf or similar plant material, meat, seafood, poultry, eggs, dairy products, or fermentation products thereof, whose significant function in food is flavoring rather than nutritional” (21CFR101.22). ”



How To of the Day: Metafesto.


I am so immature. My brain was going “uh huh, okay, clever, I see what you did there…” and then as soon as I scroll down and see KUMQUAT I start giggling uncontrollably.

The title of this graph should be “Contrary to Popular Belief.”

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How the 28 main All My Children characters are connected.


If the red had included Married/Divorced/DATED, hohmygod there’d be so many red lines on this chart.


fig. 1: the shower head
fig. 2: the egyptian
fig. 3: the buffoon
fig. 4: the rag
fig. 5: the wall pocket
fig. 6: the karateka
fig. 7: the lotus
fig. 8: the acorn
fig. 9: the prayer
fig. 10: the fan

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Dude. I just had this EXACT argument with a coworker the other day. He’s a smart guy, but homeboy needs to take an art history class before he runs his mouth.


(Source: jpeoplemagazine, via habitrabbit-deactivated20140619)

In 1913 Alomía Robles composed “El cóndor pasa" and the song was first performed publicly at the Teatro Mazzi in Lima.

The musical group, Los Incas performed the song in Paris in 1960s where it was heard by Paul Simon of Simon and Garfunkel. Los Incas told Simon, perhaps through ignorance, that the song was a 19th century musical composition by an anonymous composer.

Simon became interested in the song and composed new lyrics for the melody. The song appeared on Simon and Garfunkel’s 1970 album Bridge over Troubled Water.

I remember learning about this in school back in June. Information courtesy of Wikipedia, which I also became familiar with last summer. ;)