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Dietary Supplements: Cookies on Strings with a Horse Semen Chaser

Dietary Supplements is a daily roundup of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ. Enjoy!


A growing number of colleges are banning trays in cafeterias. Without them, students waste 38 percent less food.

Artery walls inflamed after a fast-food breakfast? Blame the orange juice, not the sausage.


The world's longest taco, made using sustainably fished cod. Wait, is that an oxymoron?

Growing up, his dream was to open Vietnam's first McDonald's. When that proved too difficult, Ly Qui Trung founded his own franchise, Pho 24, and now it's expanding to the United States.

A new San Francisco start up is selling cookies out of its second-floor apartment window, using an adorable string pulley system.

You've read about the gym that charges you for not exercising. What about the bank account that gives you a special interest rates if you lose more than 5 percent of your body weight?

How and why we domesticate animals. In short, it's much more complex than just something humans did intentionally to animals.

In just 50 years, Hudson River fish have evolved a new gene variant that makes them resistant to PCBs.

A New Zealand food festival will feature horse semen shots. "The idea is you'll have as much zizz as a stallion for a week afterwards," say organizers.

And finally, today's illustration (by Johanna Kindvall of Kokblog) is a homework reminder: You have until March 1 to submit your own redesign of the recipe format, with winners to be chosen by Jessica Helfand and Wylie Dufresne.

Dietary Supplements is a daily roundup of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ. Enjoy!

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Conservative radio host Dennis Prager defended his use of the word "ki*e," on his show Thursday by insisting that people should be able to use the word ni**er as well.

It all started when a caller asked why he felt comfortable using the term "ki*e" while discussing bigotry while using the term "N-word" when referring to a slur against African-Americans.

Prager used the discussion to make the point that people are allowed to use anti-Jewish slurs but cannot use the N-word because "the Left" controls American culture.

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Step by step. 8 million steps actually. That is how recent college graduate and 22-year-old Sam Bencheghib approached his historic run across the United States. That is also how he believes we can all individually and together make a big impact on ridding the world of plastic waste.

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According to the FBI, the number of sexual assaults reported during commercial flights have increased "at an alarming rate." There was a 66% increase in sexual assault on airplanes between 2014 and 2017. During that period, the number of opened FBI investigations into sexual assault on airplanes jumped from 38 to 63. And flight attendants have it worse. A survey conducted by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA found that 70% of flight attendants had been sexually harassed while on the job, while only 7% reported it.

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