• Roughriders pick up first win: The Bend Rugby Club won for the first time in the 2012-13 season on Saturday, defeating the Rogue Valley Rugby Club 36-17 in Bend. Joel Abbott and Mike Gamm led the Roughriders with two tries apiece, while Mike Hunter added a try, three conversions and a penalty kick. Peter Liddell also had a conversion. Bend Rugby Club, now 1-5 overall, 1-2 in the Pacific Northwest Rugby Football Union Division III standings, is off until the season resumes in February.
Q: Why do some vegetables, such as cooked diced carrots, spark when I reheat them in the microwave?A: Microwaves work by sending out electromagnetic waves that vibrate the water, fat and sugar molecules in food, creating heat. The microwave generates an electric field, but the intensity of the electricity varies throughout the microwave. When you cut a carrot into small pieces and heat them in… ... more