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Candy, cheese soar to space station to satisfy crew cravings

Candy, cheese soar to space station to satisfy crew cravings

Technology
A cargo ship is rocketing toward the International Space Station, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the crew's cravingsBy MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterFebruary 15, 2020, 8:59 PM3 min readCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the astronauts' cravings. Northrop Grumman launched its Cygnus capsule from the Virginia seashore. The nearly 4-ton shipment should arrive at the orbiting lab Tuesday. It took three tries over the past week to get the Antares rocket off the pad, with it finally taking flight at 3:21 p.m. — an auspicious 3-2-1. “Awesome launch,” Joel Montalbano, NASA's deputy space station program manager, said once the capsule reached orbit. Besides the usual experiments and gear, the...
Here’s What 150 Calories of Halloween Candy Actually Looks Like

Here’s What 150 Calories of Halloween Candy Actually Looks Like

Health
Let’s face it: Most parents dip into their kids’ trick-or-treat haul (and dip and dip). The secret? Go for candies that come in smaller pieces—which helps you parcel out the calories more easily. Try this guide to some of the most popular Halloween treats, with specific amounts that add up to 150 calories or less. RELATED: What Is Candy Corn Actually Made Of? Let's block ads! (Why?) Nutrition - Health.com
Famous birthdays for Dec. 26: Candy Crowley, Jared Leto

Famous birthdays for Dec. 26: Candy Crowley, Jared Leto

Entertainment
Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: -- Adm. George Dewey, the U.S. naval hero of Manila, in 1837 -- Writer Henry Miller in 1891 -- Mao Zedong, leader of the Chinese communist revolution, in 1893 -- College Football Hall of Fame member Frank Broyles in 1924 -- Puppeteer Caroll Spinney in 1933 (age 85) -- America's Most Wanted creator John Walsh in 1945 (age 73) File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Carlton Fisk in 1947 (age 71) -- TV journalist Candy Crowley in 1948 (age 70) -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Ozzie Smith in 1954 (age 64) -- Dogsled racer Susan Butcher in 1954 -- Writer David Sedaris in 1956 (...
This Is the Healthiest Time to Eat Your Halloween Candy

This Is the Healthiest Time to Eat Your Halloween Candy

Health
During Halloween season, there's no shortage of candy at your fingertips. It's everywhere: in your office, your house and every supermarket and drugstore.With temptation all around, it can be easy to graze on sweets all day long. Instead, though, it's possible to indulge strategically.The first rule: don't ever eat candy by itself, says Christy Brissette, a Toronto-based registered dietitian. "You want to have something with some protein and some healthy fat and fiber before you have anything that has simple sugars."Eating more substantial food before candy helps slow the absorption of sugar into your bloodstream, she explains, which in turn helps protect levels of blood-sugar-regulating insulin from spiking and then crashing. That's important, Brissette says, because research suggests tha...

6 Ways to Avoid Eating a Ton of Halloween Candy

Health
Surplus Halloween candy can spell trouble for your waistline. To prevent yourself from over-indulging, try these six techniques: Surplus Halloween candy can spell trouble for your waistline. To prevent yourself from over-indulging, try these six techniques:Place leftovers on an opaque sealed container and stash them on a high shelf. Research shows that you're less likely to gobble up food when it's out of sight, out of arm's reach, and more difficult to get to.Allow yourself one treat a day, but make room for it in your meals. Most candy provides carbs and fat, so if you want to enjoy a post-lunch sweet, omit or reduce the carbs and fat in your meal. For example, instead of bread, wrap lean protein in Romaine leaves, or in place of salad dressing, toss leafy gree...