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Following experimentation, she found that potatoes were a source of flour after they were cooked, crushed and dried. "The Swedish scientist brought potatoes, then a greenhouse curiosity, to the people". While the humble vegetable is today considered a culinary staple, in 18th century Sweden they were a relatively new foodstuff, reserved for animals and considered inedible for humans.
  • Montana 5.8-magnitude natural disaster felt in Alberta and BC

    Montana 5.8-magnitude natural disaster felt in Alberta and BC

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    At the D&D Foodtown grocery in Lincoln, volunteers helped the store's staff clean up the mess Thursday, after the quake shook wine bottles, pickle jars and other items off the shelves. Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton says Lincoln lost electricity, but the power has been restored. "We have no reports of injuries due to the quake at this time", member station Montana Public Radio reports .
  • Federer cruises into third round

    Federer cruises into third round

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    Gulbis has never made the fourth round of the Wimbledon . The statement concluded: "Therefore, we have chose to discontinue our collaboration with Bernard Tomic". He added: "That's going to throw you. If you're distracted, you're not the same player". "It was the first match this year on Court One". "I got very lucky in those scenarios".
  • Iraqi forces to proclaim victory over IS in Mosul

    Iraqi forces to proclaim victory over IS in Mosul

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    Islamic State militants attacked a village south of Mosul, killing several people including two journalists, even as they were about to lose their last redoubt in the city to an Iraqi military onslaught, security sources said on Friday. The assault on Imam Gharbi village appeared to be the sort of diversionary, guerrilla-style strike Islamic State is expected to employ as US -backed Iraqi forces regain control over cities IS captured in a shock 2014 offensive.
  • Tekken Bowl Returns in Tekken 7 DLC

    Tekken Bowl Returns in Tekken 7 DLC

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    The best part of all of this is that Tekken Bowl is being brought up to Tekken 7's graphic standards - meaning that when it's featured at Mystery Game Tournaments, it should be a tad more watchable. We'll be sure to update this article once Bandai Namco announces pricing, but if I had to guess I'd say Tekken Bowl will cost about $7.99 - $9.99.
  • Android distribution for July shows Nougat in double digits

    Android distribution for July shows Nougat in double digits

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    KitKat stands tall at 17.1 percent, despite turning four years old soon, the Jelly Bean trio (4.1 + 4.2 + 4.3) scores a hard to swallow 8.1 percent total, while Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread remain in circulation (barely), with 0.7 percent share each.
  • Great Barrier Reef avoids Unesco

    Great Barrier Reef avoids Unesco "in danger" listing

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    Prof Steffen said two years of mass coral bleaching of the reef should serve as a clear warning to UNESCO and the Australian Government. In a unanimous vote on Wednesday at the World Heritage Committee meeting in Krakow, Poland, the committee welcomed the progress made under the government's Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, but urged it to do more to safeguard against further damage.
  • Investigation finds chaotic evacuation from fiery American flight

    Investigation finds chaotic evacuation from fiery American flight

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    Passengers and crew can be heard yelling at her to sit down. The moment a disruptive passenger was cursing at a flight attendant and fellow passengers while letting her dog run through the cabin was all caught on tape. He said he stood up to get away from the plane and was blown over by the thrust of the still-running left engine. Flight attendants told investigators they were hesitant to open the doors until the pilots confirmed the engines were shutdown.
  • Mercedes-Benz X-Class Teaser Campaign Begins With Dramatic Video

    Mercedes-Benz X-Class Teaser Campaign Begins With Dramatic Video

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    The Mercedes-Benz E-Class remains the highest single selling model this year for the company. Mercedes-Benz has kept a lid on technical details for the time being, though the new ute is expected combine the Navara's mechanicals with some of Benz's own parts, including its six-cylinder diesel engines and seven-speed automatic at the top of the range, with Benz-developed four-wheel-drive and suspension.