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Day: June 8, 2021

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  • Drinking a beverage with a pink color before a ride may boost your endurance and power as opposed to reaching for regular, clear water, new research shows.

  • Psychologically, it’s common to associate the color pink with sweetness, and we tend to reach for sweet tastes before exercise in anticipation of using the glucose to fuel muscle activation.

Just before you head out on your next ride, you decide to reach for a pink-hued drink for hydration instead of just regular water. How much of a difference can it really make? According to a

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As much as you may love the jolt of energy coffee gives you on a groggy morning, like most aspects of life, you can have too much of a good thing. It’s well documented that there are a handful of risks associated with consuming a lot of caffeine. Not only can too much contribute to your anxiety levels or sleepless nights, but it can also cause digestive issues, high blood pressure, and even kidney problems. And now, there’s another risk to add to the list. A recent study found that drinking a certain amount of coffee a day can

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Honestly, finding out the truth about UFOs and potential alien life actually was on my 2021 bingo card. Oreo creating a special pack of cookies to act as a peace offering to possible extra terrestrial life wasn’t exactly on my radar but, hey, I love surprises!

Everyone’s favorite cookie created a special limited-edition pack of their original sandwich cookies for fans to pick up. The packaging includes a black background and an intricate blue design with the purpose of placing a cookie onto the middle of the design as an offer to the aliens. The bag itself even reads: “Bringing

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The nation’s largest sandwich chain is said to be pressing down on the folks who make its bread and butter. Subway’s been facing some struggles recently… and after franchise owners wrote an open letter asking the corporate team for support, the company responded by updating some policies in ways that, according to a new report, might seem like more of a breadknife in the back.

Subway’s seen a lot of drama this year. The recent launch of their Fresh Melts resulted in damage to some Subway store owners’ equipment, and some Subway operators recently stated that the chain uses overly

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As people venture into the wild world of home cooking, gadgets that purport to make certain tasks easier become more and more tempting.

There’s no shortage of said gadgets when it comes to cooking eggs, in particular. We’ve already tested out one that purports to help you make fluffy, delicious omelet sandwich fillings; but today’s offering is a little more high concept. This one boasts that it can produce a beautiful, thin omelet, perfect for wrapping around other ingredients or shredding up as a topping for Chinese cuisine.

▼ The official commercial for the EZ Egg Microwave Thin-Grilled Egg gadget

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Restaurants seem to be opening en masse again on the Peninsula with the promise of California’s return to full capacity on June 15.

Among the newcomers are two buzzy bars that also serve quality food, including Palo Alto French restaurant Zola’s sister cocktail bar, plus the latest sit-down restaurant from the brothers who run the popular Los Carnalitos truck in Redwood City.

Read on for more on each opening.

A third Mexico City restaurant from the Los Carnalitos family

The two brothers who run Los Carnalitos, the Mexico City street food favorite with outposts in Redwood City and Hayward, have

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