If you smoke or chew tobacco, you have a higher risk of mouth cancer. Keep an eye out for white, red, gray or yellow patches inside your mouth or on your lips. You could also develop a canker sore that looks like an ulcer with a crater in it. And now after years of interest rates at zero, the Fed again is raising rates. Veterans of the Great Recession are unsure where the next major crisis will erupt. “To borrow from Tolstoy, every happy market is the same, but every crisis market is different in its own way,” Nicholas Colas of DataTrek Research said..
Try one of these creative combos from Tieghan Gerard (the culinary mastermind behind successful food blog Half Baked Harvest) or come up with your own. (Love what Gerard is throwin’ down? Next up, try her homemade salad dressings, healthy salad hacks, and lunch meal prep ideas that are just as genius.)Guacamole + Grilled shrimp + Strawberry salsaIf you’re making your own guac, you need to know this secret for the best guacamole ever.Creamy salad dressing + Microgreens + Fresh vegetables + ParmesanMicro who? Here’s what you need to know about the health value of those teeny tiny greens.Hummus + Marinated olives + Feta cheeseYes, really hummus on pizza. These other out of the box hummus recipes will blow your mind.Peanut sauce + Shaved carrot + Kiwi + Sliced yellow peppers + MozzarellaICYMI, kiwi is one of the lesser known foods that’s killer for weight loss.Barbecue sauce + Roasted corn + Grilled chicken + FontinaVegan? Don’t worry there are plenty of cheesy, delicious pizza options for you too.Chimichurri + Grilled steak + Pomegranate arils + Goat cheeseThose magical pomegranate seeds can even help keep you from overeating (aka crushing the entire pie)..
Oracle bones with ancient Chinese writing have been dated to the late Shang Dynasty around 1200 BC. Much of Chinese culture, literature and philosophy further developed during the Zhou Dynasty (1045 BC).The Zhou Dynasty began to bow to external and internal pressures in the 8th century BC, and the kingdom eventually broke apart into smaller states, beginning in the Spring and Autumn Period and reaching full expression in the Warring States period. This is one of multiple periods of failed statehood in Chinese history (the most recent of which was the Chinese Civil War).In between eras of multiple kingdoms and warlordism, Chinese dynasties (or, more recently, republics) have ruled all of China (minus Xinjiang and Tibet) (and, in some eras, including the present, they have controlled Xinjiang and/or Tibet as well).