One of the most central ideas of Grain Brain is that sugar is detrimental to brain health. Blood sugar elevations are related to damage to the brain and I have to say that after Grain Brain was published this was actually supported in very well respected literature this is an interesting report from the New England Journal of Medicine.
In 2011, we began our series "Civil War Love Letters" detailing the story of James Love and Molly Wilson's romance during the tumult of the Civil War. We will publish the 100th letter in the series on May 20, 2013. View this infographic to catch up on the first 99 letters! Missouri History Museum
The Kensington Runestone is a 202-pound slab of greywacke covered in runes on its face and side which, if genuine, would suggest that Scandinavian explorers reached the middle of North America in the 14th century. It was found in 1898 in the largely rural township of Solem, Douglas County, Minnesota, and named after the nearest settlement, Kensington.
A TED-Ed Animation Explaining How Vaccines Work to Help the Body Stave Off Infections, Illness, and Disease