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Category: United Nations
In celebration of the UN’s Year of the Potato, I asked myself: Just what the heck are those green edges on some potato chips? I don’t eat them. I heard they were poison. Well, they are, kinda. A potato turns green when it gets sunburned. The University of Nebraska at Lincoln says: Ultra-violet radiation as […]
Not suds, spuds. It’s the UN’s International Year of the Potato. What is a potato? The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is an herbaceous annual that grows up to 100 cm (40 inches) tall and produces a tuber – also called potato – so rich in starch that it ranks as the world’s fourth most important food […]
BBC More than half the suicide bombers used by the Taleban to launch attacks in Afghanistan are not Afghan nationals, the United Nations says in a report. It says more than 80% are recruited, trained or sheltered in neighbouring Pakistan, noting a steep increase in attacks over the past two years. The UN mission in […]