Water Cooler Talk: Mar. 30-Apr. 3, 2015
A new way to cook rice, Scientology secrets and POTUS gets schooled
It's only Monday, but we've got you covered with the latest hot topics. Ready, set, discuss.
You Can Now Enjoy Rice...For Half the Calories
You read that right. An undergraduate student at Sri Lanka's College of Chemical Sciences discovered a method of cooking rice that can reduce calories by as much as 50 percent. The secret: boil water like normal and just before pouring in the rice, add coconut oil.
Zayn Malik Left One Direction
That sound you heard last week? Tween hearts breaking all across the world when Zayn Malik announced that he was permanently leaving the boy band One Direction. (Remember when Kevin Richardson left the Backstreet Boys after 13 years? Have a little sympathy.)
Russia Proposed a Superhighway from London to NYC
Russian Railways unveiled a proposal to connect London to New York City via superhighway. The road, which would span more than 6,000 miles, would run from London to Moscow before linking Russia’s eastern border with Alaska and ending in NYC. Will the ambitious vision turn into reality?