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Frosted Flakes: Homemade Bread, Scouting Reports and Dinosaur Ownership

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I grew up with homemade bread. My mother was amazing at making bread and buns. You can imagine what our house smelled like on “bread day”. To this day, my kids fight over the last bun of the package she sends home with us. Heck, even my in-laws used to assign me to bring buns to family gatherings because they knew my mother would probably end up making them for me.

I am terrible at making homemade bread. I don’t have her touch. At all.

Imagine my surprise when I tried the SBNation scouting report generator. Maybe it is “100% accurate as advertised.

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Frosted Flakes

Huskers Edged by Bluejays, 2-1 - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
The Nebraska baseball team (22-14) fell to Creighton, 2-1, in the series rubber match at TD Ameritrade Park on Tuesday night.

TBL: Adam Carriker - Nebraska's QB room | Huskers |
Mike'l and former Blackshirt Adam Carriker discuss his conversation with quarterbacks coach Mario Verduzco about the depth in the QB room for the Huskers

Window to win with Adrian Martinez is short, so Scott Frost wants playmakers to step up now | Big Red Today blog |
Martinez will move on from NU in two or three seasons, so the Huskers’ chance to win with No. 2 is now. And Frost knows it’s important, heading into the

Huskers Smash South Dakota, 9-2 - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska softball team (16-27, 4-11 Big Ten) used a pair of three-run homers to cruise by South Dakota (30-22, 11-4 Summit League) by a score of 9-2 on Tuesday afternoon.

Former Huskers Jordan Burroughs and Colton McCrystal win gold at Pan Am Championships | Wrestling |
Former Huskers Jordan Burroughs and Colton McCrystal won gold medals in their weight classes Sunday at the Pan Am Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Weekend recap of NU men’s and women’s tennis, men’s golf | Sports |
Nebraska’s women's tennis season has come to a close, as it did not qualify for the Big Ten Tournament.

Sportsin’ Stuff Outside the 402/308

UCF QB McKenzie Milton's journey, in his own words -- 'I got hurt for a reason'
"I want to be an even better player, and I think I can be. I'm going to be better as a teammate. I'm going to be better as a leader. That's where it starts."

'Jeopardy!' champ wins again; second to top $1M
Holzhauer won $118,816 during Tuesday's episode, the second-largest single-day total in the show's 35 seasons. That brought his 14-day total to $1,061,554.

A story about “Jeopardy” maybe doesn’t technically fall into the sports category but it is still pretty amazing that someone could dominate on a game show like this.

College basketball scandal: Football teams also involved, per reports
Financial adviser Marty Blazer said he paid players from seven Division I football programs from 2000-14, including Michigan, Penn State and Alabama.

More Noise and Other Disturbances

How superstitions spread | Penn Today
Superstitious beliefs may seem irrational, but they catch on in a society. Using an evolutionary approach to studying the emergence of coordinated behaviors, Erol Akçay and Bryce Morsky showed how a jumble of individual beliefs, including superstitions, coalesce into an accepted social norm.

Biosensor 'bandage' collects and analyzes sweat -- ScienceDaily
Like other biofluids, sweat contains a wealth of information about what's going on inside the body. Now, researchers have developed a bandage-like biosensor that both collects and -- in conjunction with a smart phone -- analyzes sweat.

Scientists restore some functions in a pig's brain hours after death -- ScienceDaily
Circulation and cellular activity were restored in a pig's brain four hours after its death, a finding that challenges long-held assumptions about the timing and irreversible nature of the cessation of some brain functions after death.

News | NASA's InSight Detects First Likely 'Quake' on Mars
While their causes are still unknown, one of three shaking events looks a lot like the quakes detected on the Moon by the Apollo missions.

Scientists restore some functions in a pig’s brain hours after death | YaleNews
New Yale research challenges long-held assumptions about the timing and irreversible nature of the cessation of some brain functions after death.

When Alaska's Backcountry Is Ablaze, They Jump Into the Fire
A dangerous race to fight remote fires begins each summer when Alaska's combustible backcountry is ablaze.

Who Owns The Dinosaurs? It All Depends On Where You Find Them | FiveThirtyEight
In early April, a paleontology graduate student, Robert DePalma, published a major find in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and hyped the dis…

The End of Being a Duke Professor and What It Means for the Future of Higher Education
I was blindsided last April when informed that my contract would not be renewed, particularly given that for the past five years (I was on a five-year renewable contract) I was never informed of any problem with any aspect of my performance.

Then There’s This

The secret to a stable society? A steady supply of beer doesn’t hurt. | Field Museum
A thousand years ago, the Wari empire stretched across Peru. At its height, it covered an area the size of the Eastern seaboard of the US from New York City to Jacksonville.