The act of cooking food sets humans apart from other animals, and the act of sharing food can help bring our species together. In response to Denmark’s 2016 immigration laws, which make it harder for immigrants to settle in the country, restaurateur and entrepreneur Jakob Vinkler led the creation of Det Grænseløse Køkken, or “The Boundless Kitchen.” It’s a simple food truck with a complex mission: to unify communities with a common cultural experience.
No, Ben Franklin Didn’t Want to Make the Turkey the National Bird There’s a story that starts circulating through the United States every Thanksgiving, around the time that somebody starts carving into the main event. “You know, Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird, not the bald eagle!” Then everybody laughs, gorges […]
Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionBitcoin’s value has been volatile in recent weeks Bitcoin continued its rollercoaster ride on Friday, hitting a new high above $17,000 (£12,615) before falling. The digital currency slid as low as $13,963, according to Coindesk.com, before rallying again to trade at about $15,600 on Friday afternoon. Bitcoin has soared about 70% this week, with […]
Two class action lawsuits have been launched against Apple in the US following the tech giant’s admission that it slows down older models of the iPhone as they age. Apple has said that it did this to “prolong the life” of the devices and maximise diminishing battery power. The lawsuits were filed in California and Chicago by groups of […]