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Officials May Ban Chocolate Bait after Bear Overdose


Officials May Ban Chocolate Bait after Bear Overdose

New Hampshire wildlife officials are considering proposing a ban on chocolate as bear bait after four black bears were found dead last September near a trapping site where nearly 100 pounds (45 kg) of chocolate and doughnuts were left as bait. An autopsy revealed that the bears overdosed on theobromine, a naturally occurring toxic ingredient found in chocolate. Bears are especially drawn to sweets when building up their fat stores for hibernation. The proposal may call for an outright ban on chocolate as bait, or it may recommend a limit on its use. More… Discuss

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Saint of the Day for Wednesday, January 7th, 2015: Raymond of Pennafort


Chocolate


Chocolate

Chocolate is prepared in a complex process from ground, roasted cacao beans. The Maya had a chocolate beverage perhaps as early as 900 BCE, and the Aztecs prized the cacao tree. In the 16th century, Montezuma II served Hernán Cortés a cacao-bean drink called xocoatl—”bitter water”—that Cortés then introduced to Europe. It became a fashionable drink there, and chocolate shops thrived, becoming centers of political discussion. When did London’s first chocolate shop open? More… Discuss

WORD: INTEMPERATE


intemperate 

Definition: (adjective) Given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites, especially for intoxicating liquors.
Synonyms: hardheavy
Usage: As he was prone to intemperate behavior at the alehouse, she expected him to stumble out of the carriage, hiccupping, in the wee hours of the morning. Discuss.
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A REVIEW OF THE WORLDS LARGEST HERSHEY’S BAR SNICKERS AND REESE’S PEANUT BUTTER CUP ON OUR SHELF

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From National Geographic: The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World – Intelligent Travel


The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World – Intelligent Travel.

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Chocolat ?


une pastillle a chocolat...Et puis... une de plus.

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All the attempts made again and again by the reactionary Maire and his hires, do nothing but entice even them to try the chocolates, and become themselves customers and believers in a more colorful life, in which, not everything can turn out to be… sinful…Just human. 

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