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The Odd Beginnings of the Hot Dog Bun

Did you know that the iconic Hershey’s Kiss got its romantic name largely because the machine that manufactured these chocolate droppings emitted a kiss-like sound as they were being made? And did you…

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Are Hot Dogs as Bad as Cigarettes?

By Michael d'Estries, Mother Nature Network We all know the damage that cigarettes can cause to our health, but should hot dogs be given the same cold shoulder? According to the Physicians Committ…

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Did Americans Always Love Hot Dogs? Not Really

"I devoured hot-dogs in Baltimore 'way back in 1886, and they were then very far from newfangled....They contained precisely the same rubber, indigestible pseudo-sausages that millions of Americans no…

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Eat to Win: The Weird World of Competitive Eating

I recently just completed a three-week elimination diet that required me to, not only cut my consumption of the foods I love, but cut out a multitude of foods that I could possibly be sensitive to…

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Would You Eat an Organic Hot Dog?

Do you know what's in a hot dog? More mysterious than crop circles or the Bermuda Triangle--what the heck is in a freaking frank?! And does the "organic" badge make it any better? Hot dogs have b…

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