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Dietribes: Ginger

• Ginger may not be the most attractive root, but it can certainly be delicious! Ginger is an herb whose root is used as a spice and, occasionally, as a medicine. It can be consumed fresh, dried, powdered or as a juice or oil, and can even work as a preservative. • Ginger is known for a sundry [...]

The Number of the Day: 67

The Social Security Administration started tracking baby names in 1880. For the first 67 years, Mary was the most popular female baby name in the United States. Linda finally surpassed her in 1947. Related Fact: For the first 44 years, John was the most popular name for male newborns. The streak was broken in 1924, when [...]