Bagel with Sesame Seeds

Open Sesame Seeds

In 2021 the world production of sesame seeds totaled around 4.8 million tons. That’s a lot of seeds.

A good deal of it ended up in the trash. How could that happen?

Banned Book Week 2022

Banned Books Week 2022

Every year the American Library Association sponsors a Banned Book Week to celebrate the freedom to read and spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools.

Queen Elizabeth II

In Memoriam

In 1972 the Queen Elizabeth II was pictured on board HMY Britannia as part of series of everyday photographs taken for use during her Silver Wedding Celebrations. (Litchfield via Getty Images)

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