If you don't learn something new from this click-by-click guide to fridge and freezer basics, congratulations, you are obviously a food-storage ninja. Most people, though, will find some helpful knowledge and tips in this collaboration between Digg and animator Daniella Urdinlaiz. Click below to start the lesson:
Avocados and tomatoes spoil the other vegetables in your fridge? Squirrel meat? This is an interesting and fun way to present the information, but it's not all that handy as a reference guide (though Tapestry tells me you can now back up by hitting the back arrow key or clicking the bottom left corner). For those who find the presentation lacking in utility, Urdinlaiz provides a link to the Lifehacker story with the same information, in a boring old blog format. Peter Weber
As the Golden State Warriors took a solid lead in the third quarter their make-or-break Game 7 of the NBA playoffs against the Oklahoma City Thunder, celebrity foodie Guy Fieri noticed a certain presidential candidate in the crowd:
— Guy Fieri (@GuyFieri) May 31, 2016
People at home noticed too, and the reaction was pretty predictable:
The wealthiest 1/10th of 1% really suck until they can get you some sweet Game 7 tickets. pic.twitter.com/3aAeiBEw2H
— SportsPickle (@sportspickle) May 31, 2016
Bernie Sanders in Section 108 Row 15 for the GSW game. No way to price tickets for tonight but for NBA Finals Game 1 pic.twitter.com/JlETq8oq4P
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) May 31, 2016
Bernie going to game seven and Hamilton. I'm not saying he's staying in the race to get primo tickets, but I'm not not saying it either
— Matthew Zeitlin (@MattZeitlin) May 31, 2016
Now, to be fair, the Sander campaign did not exactly try to shy away from highlighting Sanders attending the game, or tying him to the Warriors:
— Danny Freeman (@DannyEFreeman) May 31, 2016
And as far as underdog stories go, that dog didn't exactly bark. "Literally zero people said this," statistics-obsessed sports fan Nate Silver tweeted. "Not even an egg avatar said such a thing." Golden State won the game, 96-88, and will go on to play the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. Sanders has a much steeper climb to face Donald Trump in November. Peter Weber
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff has released a statement saying North Korea tried to launch an unidentified missile early Tuesday morning in the Wonsan area, but likely failed.
The Yonhap news agency reports the missile was a mid-range Musudan, which has a potential range of 2,180 miles, making U.S. military bases in Guam targets. If this report is true, it will be North Korea's fourth unsuccessful test launch of the Musudan since April. South Korea believes North Korea is working on technology to make a missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland Catherine Garcia
It's no "Lyin' Ted" or "Little Marco," but by dubbing Donald Trump "Mr. Macho," Bernie Sanders is giving him a slight taste of his own medicine.
Trump has famously come up with nicknames for his rivals on both the Republican and Democratic sides, and on Monday, Sanders took a stab at it. While speaking to supporters in Oakland, California, Sanders declared, "Let me not worry about Hillary Clinton right now. Let me worry about Donald Trump — this big, brave, macho guy, my goodness. He said he wanted to debate Bernie Sanders, then he said he didn't, and then he said he did, and then he said he didn't. So I say to Mr. Macho that I am open to a debate anytime, any place here in the state of California, hopefully before the June 7 primary."
Last week, Sanders and Trump went back and forth about debating after the idea came up during the presumptive Republican nominee's appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Sanders said he was game, but on Friday Trump announced it was "inappropriate that I would debate the second place finisher." Catherine Garcia
On Monday, more than 100 rescuers in Japan frantically searched for a missing seven-year-old boy, who was left behind in the woods as a form of punishment.
Matt talks about the parents of Yamato Tanooka, who left their 7 y/o in the woods alone, as a form of punishment. pic.twitter.com/iPpCIJYOLn
— Today FM (@todayfm) May 30, 2016
The boy, Yamato Tanooka, has been missing for two days on northern Hokkaido island, in an area known to have bears. A police spokesperson told NBC News his parents first said they became separated from their son while foraging in the woods for plants, but later a family member told police the boy was left as a "form of discipline." The police did not say why Tanooka was being punished or how long he was left alone, but local media reports he was disciplined for throwing rocks at cars and was out of sight for five minutes.
In an appearance on Japanese television, Tanooka's father, whose name is being withheld, said he wanted to "apologize to my son, also for causing trouble for so many people. I'm just filled with the feeling hoping that he comes back safely." Catherine Garcia
Donald Trump spent his Memorial Day weekend the same way he spent every other day this year: Fighting on Twitter.
Just a heads up over this holiday weekend: There will be an independent candidate--an impressive one, with a strong team and a real chance.
— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) May 29, 2016
This time, his target was The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol. The kerfuffle started Sunday, when Kristol tweeted, "Just a heads up over this holiday weekend: There will be an independent candidate — an impressive one, with a strong team and a real chance." Trump wasted no time responding with an insult for Kristol wrapped in a piece of advice for Republicans. "Bill Kristol has been wrong for 2yrs — an embarrassed loser, but if the GOP can't control their own, then they are not a party. Be tough, R's!" He later tweeted, "The Republican Party has to be smart & strong if it wants to win in November. Can't allow lightweights to set up a spoiler Indie candidate!" and "If dummy Bill Kristol actually does get a spoiler to run as an Independent, say good bye to the Supreme Court!"
If dummy Bill Kristol actually does get a spoiler to run as an Independent, say good bye to the Supreme Court!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 29, 2016
Kristol is a leader of the #NeverTrump movement, and told CNN on Monday morning he couldn't spill any more details on the alleged independent candidate because there are "still lots of I's to dot and T's to cross." On Monday evening, a clearly pleased with himself Kristol tweeted, "I'm traveling, so hadn't realized I'd so upset @realDonaldTrump. I'm sorry the mere mention of an independent candidate has so unnerved him." He then got in one more jab: "I hope my mention of an independent candidate didn't distract him while paying respects during whichever Memorial Day ceremony he attended." Trump hasn't responded to Kristol's latest tweets, having already moved on to a new opponent: Judge Gonzalo Curiel, "the totally biased" judge in his Trump University case. Catherine Garcia
The former president of Chad, Hissene Habre, was sentenced to life in prison Monday for war crimes, crimes against humanity, rape, forced sexual slavery and kidnapping.
He served as president from 1982 to 1990, and during that time 40,000 people were killed and thousands more kidnapped, raped, and tortured. The 73-year-old's case was heard by a special tribunal organized by the African Union, under a deal with Senegal, and it was the first time a country prosecuted a former head of another country for rights abuses, Agence France-Presse reports. Over the course of the 10-month trial, Hasse refused to address the court, and never recognized its authority. He has two weeks to appeal the sentence.
Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam said Habre presided over "a system where impunity and terror were the law," and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said the verdict proved "nobody is above the law." In 1990, after he was ousted by current president Idriss Deby, Habre and his wife and children fled to Senegal. Human Rights Watch says his conviction for raping a woman is a first by an international court trying an ex-world leader, and lawyers for the victims are planning on filing civil suits to obtain compensation. Catherine Garcia
On Monday, President Obama marked his last Memorial Day in office with a White House breakfast reception for veterans groups and families of service members killed in combat, followed by a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. At Arlington, Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, commemorating the members of the U.S. military who died in service of their country.
Obama spoke of the duty the rest of the country has to care for the loved ones of fallen soldiers and veterans. "We need to be there not just when we need them, but when they need us," Obama said. He noted that 20 service members have died in combat in the past year, a reminder that the U.S. is fighting in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan. You can watch Obama lay the wreath and hear the military band play the Star Spangled Banner in the video below. Peter Weber