On March 15th, 2009, a bat was seen clinging to the external tank of NASA’s Space Shuttle Discovery during the launch countdown for mission STS-119. Unable to move it from its resting place, NASA performed a risk assessment and determined that the shuttle could safely fly with the bat in tow. Due to the shuttle’s tank camera breaking during liftoff, the final footage we have of spacebat is an infrared photo during the first few moments of liftoff showing the bat's heat signature as it tenaciously continued to cling to the tank.
Though very unlikely, we like to believe that the bat made it to space and now continues to wander the stars as Earth's first Chiroptera envoy.
"No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit." - Helen Keller
Okay, I probably will still scale it occasionally, a it also reduces it a little as well as caramelizing a bit, which is sometimes desired. But it's nice to know that I can safely skip this step.
"It used to be that scalding milk was necessary to kill bacteria that might affect the yeast activity and to alter a protein in the milk that played havoc with the gluten structure in bread. However, pasteurization has protected us from harmful bacteria and has altered the proteins, so scalding milk is no longer necessary." - Red Star Yeast
Site has some other good bread tips as well. Worth a read, if you are at all in to bread baking.
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