Baseball Team Keeps Disabled Pitcher on Payroll for 20 Yrs to Give Insurance

(Good News Network) When folks say a ball team has a lot of heart, they usually mean that, win or lose, the players give it their all, every single time. For the past 20 years, though, the San Diego Padres have been showing their heart through the quiet stroke of a pen in the back office. The Major League Baseball team has gone on renewing the contract of beloved former pitcher Matt LaChappa, year after year, decade after decade, even though the kid never threw a ball in the big leagues. They wanted to keep providing the medical insurance he would need.

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‘No Electricity Fridge’ Keeps Fruits and Veggies Fresh

(USA Today) Ever wonder how people kept fruits and vegetables fresh before refrigerators were invented? It’s not too complicated: They’d either eat them right away, preserve them via pickling or canning, or throw them in ice boxes. In reality, there are a lot of ways to preserve food, but we in the modern era can’t imagine much beyond the convenience of a refrigerator. That’s why it’s refreshing to see a new product inspired by old school methods.

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