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How A Single Fridge Is Helping Curb Food Waste In Spain

By Meera Dolasia on August 10, 2015
How A Single Fridge Is Helping Curb Food Waste In Spain

Food waste is a growing concern. According to a recent report by the United Nations Environmental Programme, consumers in industrialized countries waste as much as 222 million tons of food annually. To put it in perspective, that is almost equivalent to the net food production of sub-Saharan Africa. Now the residents of the small Spanish town of Galdakao have devised a simple solution to help reverse the trend - a community refrigerator!

Go Ahead And Indulge - It's National Ice Cream Month!

By Meera Dolasia on July 2, 2015
Go Ahead And Indulge - It's National Ice Cream Month!

Love ice cream? Then you are going to be pleased to hear that July is National Ice Cream month. The month-long homage to everyone's favorite dessert is not a ploy by corporations to sell more ice cream, but one put into effect by President Ronald Reagan.

Italy Serves Up World's Longest Pizza At Expo Milano 2015

By Meera Dolasia on June 29, 2015
Italy Serves Up World's Longest Pizza At Expo Milano 2015

On June 21st, the 30,000 visitors that attended the Expo Milano 2015, a six month-long Universal Exhibition that is currently going on in Milan, Italy, were in for a special treat - a slice of the world's longest pizza! Measuring 1.59545 kilometers or just under a mile, the delicious pie that extended across 800 tables handily surpassed the previous record holder - a 1.1415-kilometre-long pizza made by Spanish chefs in 2011.

Can "Operation Wonka" Save The World From Running Out Of Chocolate?

By Shariqua Ahmed on March 30, 2015
Can "Operation Wonka" Save The World From Running Out Of Chocolate?

Most of us could probably survive without spinach, kale, or broccoli, but a world without chocolate? Now that would be hard! But if some of the world's largest candy manufacturers are to be believed, it could happen if we don't act soon.

Smart Beehive Is The Latest 'Buzz' Among Beekeepers!

By Shariqua Ahmed on March 24, 2015
Smart Beehive Is The Latest 'Buzz' Among Beekeepers!

Honey, the rich gold liquid that we all love is the miraculous creation of industrious honey bees. However, while the delicious sweetener has been used for over 8,000 years, extracting it is still a laborious process that is stressful for both humans and bees.

The Crunch Of An Apple And Fizz Of A Soda? Yum!

By Meera Dolasia on November 1, 2014
The Crunch Of An Apple And Fizz Of A Soda? Yum!

First there were the delicious cotton candy grapes and now an effervescent apple that will have your mouth tingling with joy! Called "Paradis Sparkling", the unusual fruit is the result of eight years of research by Swiss fruit nursery Lubera.

Say Goodbye to Peanut Allergies!

By Kendall Costello on October 16, 2014
Say Goodbye to Peanut Allergies!

Peanuts! Who knew they could be such a hassle? As the world’s leading cause of food allergies, the tiny members of the legume family sure are a nuisance for the intolerant, resulting in reactions that range from minor skin rashes to life-threatening anaphylaxis. Even worse, according to experts at FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education), the incidences of peanut allergies have actually tripled in the last fifteen years!

Joey Chestnut Wins Hot Dog Eating Contest for Eighth Consecutive Year!

By Kavi Dolasia on July 7, 2014
Joey Chestnut Wins Hot Dog Eating Contest for Eighth Consecutive Year!

When one thinks of 4th of July celebrations the things that come to mind are an afternoon feast of watermelon, chips and . . . lots and lots of hot dogs. The best place to eat these tasty franks? The one and only 'Nathan's Famous Fourth Of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest', where participants are handsomely rewarded for devouring as many hot dogs (buns and all) as they can, in the given time.

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