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7 Mexican food myths that need to die (and 1 uncomfortable truth)
7 Mexican food myths that need to die (and 1 uncomfortable truth)

1. Mexican food’s all about tacos.Although Mexico’s traditional kitchen is heavily based on corn, not everything in the country is tortilla-related. The culinary diversity of Mexico is huge, and there are local specialties in every single region — and sometimes in every single town. You could go all around Mexico surviving on tortilla chips, tamales, and chilaquiles, or dig a little deeper into the local specialities.

11 ways you’ll be stereotyped for growing up in Detroit
11 ways you’ll be stereotyped for growing up in Detroit

1. We all hang out with Eminem on a regular basis, drinking 40s and smoking blunts.Because it only makes sense that between the millions of people who also reside here that I would know him? Actually, no. I didn’t grow up with him and I don’t know his kid.2. We all just drive to Canada for free healthcare.

Infographic: Here’s your complete guide to the breads of the world
Infographic: Here’s your complete guide to the breads of the world

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Chimney Rock Park Guide
Chimney Rock Park Guide

SUMMER 2020: Chimney Rock State Park is open with some limited capacity. See the details below:The top parking lot is still closed due to construction, so all guests will be required to park in the Meadows area (just past the Ticket Plaza).Entrance into the Park will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

35 things you’ll never hear a New Zealander say
35 things you’ll never hear a New Zealander say

1. Rat’s tails went out in the 80s.2. Sweet as what, for god’s sake?3. Put another shrimp on the barbie.4. We’ve forgiven you, France.5. I’d like to travel, but I don’t fancy those 12-hour-plus flights to get anywhere beyond Australia.6. I think the flag referendum was a good idea.7. Russell Crowe’s a Kiwi.

Moore Cove Falls
Moore Cove Falls

Near the popular Looking Glass Falls is the hidden jewel of Moore Cove Falls. It& 39;s one of the few waterfalls that you can walk behind. Hike to this 50-ft. tall waterfall from a small parking area by a stone bridge on U.S. 276 (Forest Heritage Scenic Byway), one mile north (toward the Blue Ridge Parkway) from Looking Glass Falls in Pisgah National Forest.

10 signs you were born and raised in Alabama
10 signs you were born and raised in Alabama

You understand why “The Gump” describes Montgomery, AL so perfectly.It’s a terribly hokey nickname for a state capital, but the truth is: it fits.Montgomery may be the political epicenter of the state, but it’s not a big town. It’s homey, with a small downtown area dedicated mostly to civic culture. You won’t find much major commerce in the Gump.

15 abilities the English have over everyone else (and one we suck at)
15 abilities the English have over everyone else (and one we suck at)

1. Passive aggressionWe’re just too polite to go next door to ask the neighbour to turn their happy hardcore down to something less than rave-volume at 4am on a Wednesday. Instead, we’ll post a bitchy note through their door which looks something like this:Dear neighbour,Thank you for introducing me to a new genre of world music I didn’t know existed until the small hours of the morning.

8 things you’ll get addicted to in New Jersey
8 things you’ll get addicted to in New Jersey

1. Not pumping your own gasApparently New Jersey residents can’t be trusted to pump gas without accidentally setting a fire or two. To keep us safe, self-service gas stations have been illegal in our state since 1949. Jersey is the only place left in the US where this is still true, but we see it as a source of pride rather than cause for embarrassment.

7 ways we’re taught sexist behavior and what we can do about it
7 ways we’re taught sexist behavior and what we can do about it

1. We use terms like “Girl Boss.”In recent years, the term Girl Boss is being used liberally in popular culture, and in the form of hashtags all over social media. It’s seen as a way to empower women professionally, but when you take a closer look it’s actually pretty demeaning. Girl Boss implies that female bosses need a cute little qualifier and that they have not yet separated from their younger selves, even if they have achieved significant success in their careers.

Watch: This video beautifully shows the spread of humanity over time
Watch: This video beautifully shows the spread of humanity over time

HUMANITY HAS EXISTED FOR MILLENNIA. But for most of that time, we were few in number, clustered around a few large population centers. We didn’t even hit a billion until around 1800. But then, our numbers exploded. We were suddenly everywhere. We had adapted to every corner of the earth.The American Museum of Natural History created this awesome video that shows the growth of humanity over time.

First Day Hikes: New Year's Day
First Day Hikes: New Year's Day

January 1, 2020The North Carolina state parks offer free guided First Day Hikes each New Year& 39;s Day, the perfect chance to begin a resolution for exercise and a connection with nature ( optoutside). If rain or snow is in the forecast, call the park office to see if the hike is still on. Here are the 2020 First Day Hikes in the Asheville area of the Blue Ridge Mountains and foothills:Chimney Rock Park: A rare treat, hike up the 3-mile park road from the village to the top parking area.