How Does Caffeine in Coffee Makes Us Awake?

How does caffeine keep us awake?

Over 100,000 metric tons of caffeine are consumed around the world every year. That’s equivalent to the weight of 14 Eiffel Towers! Learn more about the science behind the world’s most widely used drug:

Posted by TED-Ed on Monday, July 17, 2017

This explains why coffee makes us awake even though we are very sleepy already.  See the full video.

Feeding the Homeless for a $1 Pizza

For $1, this pizza place lets you buy a slice for someone in need of a meal. (via Upworthy)

Posted by AJ+ on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Check this Pizza place where homeless people can feed themselves. They use a payforward system where you can bought a dollar pizza in advance to feed someone who is in need.

The Art of Serving Poisonous Fish in Japan

It takes a 10-year apprenticeship before chefs are ready to serve the highly-poisonous fugu pufferfish in Japan. One wrong slice, and your life is on the line. Hungry?

Posted by Great Big Story on Saturday, November 26, 2016

It takes a 10-year apprenticeship before chefs are ready to serve the highly-poisonous fugu pufferfish in Japan. One wrong slice, and your life is on the line. Hungry?