Americans now drink more bottled water than soda. Bottled-water consumption in the U.S. hit 39.3 gallons per capita last year, while carbonated soft drinks fell to 38.5 gallons, marking the first time that soda was knocked off the top spot, according to data from industry tracker Beverage Marketing Corp. But Soda is still more expensive, racking up $39.5 billion in retail sales versus $21.3 billion for water, industry research group Euromonitor found. “In 2016, bottled water overtook carbonates to become the leading soft drinks category in off-trade volume terms, an astonishing milestone a decade in the making,” it said. While the fizzy soda drinks companies have experienced an annual volume
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Senior writer Mary Katharine Ham appeared on CNN’s “New Day” on Friday morning to discuss the sexual harassment accusations against former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. Ham spoke out about her years as a Fox News contributor on O’Reilly’s show. “I worked with Bill for almost 10 years, weekly, and nothing bordering on sexually inappropriate with him,” Ham said. “Our relationship was frustrating. He was often paternalistic. Sometimes it was a fine relationship, but you can see that mostly I worked it out on camera by yelling at him.” Ham said whether women are victimized or not, no woman deserves the questions or odd interactions at the workplace. “If we are turning a corner, it’s seeing that women
An Oregon man is in critical condition with burns to his face and body after being set on fire by a complete stranger. Identified as Scott Ranstrom, the 69-year-old man was sitting in a booth at Denny’s in Happy Valley, Oregon, on Wednesday night when a young man police believe to be Deshaun James Swanger walked in and was seated in a booth adjacent to him, per KATU. According to surveillance video, the man then dumped a liquid, believed to be gasoline, on Ranstrom and tossed a burning object at him. There was a large flash as Ranstrom caught fire, and the suspect ran out of the restaurant, per KATU. “We are deeply disturbed by the senseless, random act of violence that took place at our franchised-owned
We've all been there. You're about to cut into a loaf of bread and there it is. A fuzzy blue spot of mold lurking on the surface of that baguette you just bought yesterday. While most of us were taught to just cut around the mold and eat the rest in order to not waste food, it's time to stop that bad habit. "We don't recommend cutting mold off of bread, because it's a soft food," Marianne Gravely, a senior technical information specialist for the United States Department of Agriculture told NPR. "With soft food, it's very easy for the roots [of the mold], or the tentacles, or whatever creepy word you want to use, to penetrate [deeper into the food]." Basically, the mold spore's roots go much