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Why Are Chicken, Lamb, Pork and Beef the 'Normal' Meats?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Meat, history of disgust, UK )

Ray
- 82 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Rabbits, goats and horses are familiar animals to those in the UK and the US but rarely appear on a meat-eater's plate. Why is there so much conservatism when it comes to eating particular meats?
Is the UK Unusually Fond of Lamb and Potatoes?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Meat, Lamb, UK )

Ray
- 105 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The US ambassador to the UK says he is fed up with being served lamb and potatoes. Does this imply the British have an exceptional taste for the dish, asks Mario Cacciottolo.
Rich Vs Poor: Dietary Gap Widens Rapidly, Study Shows
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Food, Health, Robert Bridge, USA )

Ray
- 109 days ago - rt.com
Evidence of America's widening wealth gap since the 2007 financial crisis show that the bottom tier of US income earners is falling rapidly behind on the nutrition front. Meanwhile, the diets of higher wage earners are also sub-par.
Radioactive Pigs. Just Another Reason to Visit Germany.
Offbeat  (tags: environment, health, food, safety, boars are radioactive, Chernobyl, diet, Europe, German government, Germany, health, nuclear energy, public saftery, radioactive material, sausages, wild boar )

Joanne
- 110 days ago - wellthisiswhatithink.com
A new study from the German government, reported by The Telegraph, shows that more than one in three wild boar killed by hunters in the region are too radioactive to be safe for humans to eat.
In India, Rice Replaces Ice in Charity Bucket Challenge
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, goodnews, food, India, rice bucket challenge, poor, give, hunger )

Naoko
- 114 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist- they are replacing ice with rice in a bid to help the country's vast population of poor, hungry people.
Edible Insects a Boon to Thailand's Farmers
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, diet, ecosystems, water, Thailand, food, insects, food )

Naoko
- 117 days ago - the-japan-news.com
Depending solely on the rains to either yield a good rice crop or leave their fields dry and barren, farmers in this village in northeastern Thailand, the country's poorest region, led a precarious and back-breaking existence. Then they discovered bugs.
Lonely Cat and Stray Become Fast Friends
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, family, humans, interesting, sadness, safety, women, GoodNews, cats, animalcruelty, protection, rescued, pets, sadness, suffering, animalwelfare, food, news, pictures, safety )

Kelly
- 119 days ago - catchannel.com
The loud cries in the middle of the night woke up the couple. As soon as they put the outdoor light on, the cries stopped. This continued for a couple of nights, until the couple decided to get a flashlight, go outside and wait for the cries again.~KITTY
Native Soup for the Soul - ICTMN.Com
Offbeat  (tags: food, foods, veggies, Native American )

Sharon
- 125 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Came up in my facebook account. From Native causes.
Harvest 40 Different Fruits From This One Tree
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, environment, ethics, food, humans, interesting )

Frans
- 131 days ago - industrytap.com
Imagine one fruit tree in your backyard that produces 40 varieties of fruit. The picture above is a representation of what a fully blossomed "Tree of Forty Fruits" will look like. It is being created by Syracuse University professor Sam Van Aken...
"Top Chef" Winner Richard Blais Gives a Chef's Take on Cat Food
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, funny, food, pets, cats, cats'food, interesting )

Zora
- 145 days ago - catster.com
We chat about his time with the famous Fancy Feast cat and why cats love gravy so much.
The Prisoners of War Who Grew 33,000 Lettuces
Offbeat  (tags: ww1, food, POW )

Ray
- 146 days ago - bbc.co.uk
When thousands of British men were interned in Germany at the start of World War One, they rolled up their sleeves and made the best of it. In their prison camp on the River Spree in Berlin,
This Tree Produces 40 Different Types of Fruit
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, food, odd )

Shaheen
- 151 days ago - sciencealert.com.au
Award-winning artist Sam Van Aken has grown a hybridised fruit tree that produces 40 different varieties of stone fruit each year.
Washington Woman Eating Only Pet Food for An Entire Month
Offbeat  (tags: pet food, bizarre, culture, food, health, humans, pets, society, unusual )

Lone
- 167 days ago - ca.shine.yahoo.com
"You would be surprised how tasty dog and cat food can be when it's made right,"
Ever Heard A Porcupine Squeak With Pure Joy While Enjoying A Pumpkin? (Warning: Cuteness Overload!)
Offbeat  (tags: video, Porcupine, pumpkins, Halloween, squeals and sounds of joy, wildlife, pets, GoodNews, protection, food, family, treatment, food, CoolStuff, organic, greenliving, environment, garden, performance, off-beat, odd, funny, goodnews, humor )

Kelly
- 174 days ago - trendting.com
Take this adorable pet Porcupine Called "Teddy Bear" for example. For Halloween his owners brought him a huge basket of his favourite treats - pumpkins. The squeals and sounds of joy he makes while munching through them are simply adorable. ~THIS IS BABY
 

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