Monsters attacked Avery de Groh when she was 4. That is how she remembers the day in 2007 when the defibrillator in her chest misfired, sending nine electric shocks through her body in less than 30 minutes.
Think about this the next time you shell out $8 for a large tub at the movies: According to the experts at the U.S. Popcorn Board (and, yes, there is such a thing), the salty treat became a cinema staple during the Great Depression because, at five to ten cents a bag, everyone could afford it. Price tag aside, popcorn hasnÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t changed much over the years, which is where Joe Doren, head chef at The Peasantry, a Chicago establishment specializing in haute street food, comes in. Ever the mad scientist, Doren grinds dehydrated kimchi ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Â a pickled cabbage from Korea ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Â into powder and dusts it on to spice things up. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œThe next time you go to the theater, sneak in some and toss it right on,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â he said. Sharing, however, is entirely up to you.
Coach Frank Klopas called the goals “world class,” but forward Chris Rolfe was more pleased the Fire delivered on scoring opportunities Saturday night. The Fire defeated the Columbus Crew 2-1.
The St. Louis Cardinals’ grip on the second National League wild-card spot weakened Friday with a 5-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs on David DeJesus’ walk-off single in the 11th inning.
For generations of Americans, it was a given that children would live longer than their parents. But there is now mounting evidence that this enduring trend has reversed itself for the countryÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s least-educated whites, an increasingly troubled group whose life expectancy has fallen by four years since 1990.