SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s governor announced Friday that he signed a bill banning the sale, trade and possession of shark fins to protect the world’s dwindling shark population.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB376 over objections that the fins are used in a soup considered a delicacy in some Asian cultures.
California joined Hawaii, Washington, Oregon and Guam in the ban that [...]
Many brewers were women: Clay tablets from Mesopotamia indicate that the majority of brewing during that time was done by women, and that it was a fairly well-respected occupation.
Beer is on the oldest document known to man: An ancient clay tablet discussing the preparation of beer is the oldest document known to man.
The first consumer protection law was written for beer: In 1516, Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria [...]