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He Has No Arms But That Doesn't Stop Him From Taking Care Of His Paralyzed Mother - NewsLinQ
Offbeat  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, food, humans, interesting, culture, world, farming, labor, sustainabledevelopment, bizarre, unusual )

Shirley
- 5 days ago - newslinq.com
This Chinese man has an invincible spirit that enables him to cope with many tasks that would tax a normal person with arms.
The US Love Affair With Food on a Stick
Offbeat  (tags: Food, love affair, USA )

Ray
- 16 days ago - bbc.co.uk
US politicians have been photographed eating pork chops on a stick at a state fair in Iowa, a key swing state for presidential hopefuls. The fair boasts more than 70 different varieties of food on a stick. What's the obsession?
Is FranceâEUR(TM)s Supermarket Waste Law Heading for Europe?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Unsold Food, Law, France, Supermarkets, Court, Europe )

Ray
- 16 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A French law that bans supermarkets from destroying unsold food and obliges them to give it to charity is irritating retailers who say they already make a big effort to fight waste.
A Lager That Actually Tastes Good, Thanks to Science
Offbeat  (tags: beer, alcohol, brewing, drinks, beverages, food )

Freya
- 19 days ago - msn.com
Researchers at the VTT Technical Research Center of Finland have discovered a new strain of yeast that allows brewers to - finally - change up the recipe for lagers.
Low-Fat Diets 'Better Than Cutting Carbs' for Weight Loss
Offbeat  (tags: food, nutrition, health, diet, carbohydrates, Scientists, US health study, USA )

Ray
- 19 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Cutting fat from your diet leads to more fat loss than reducing carbohydrates, a US health study shows.
Global Warming Increases 'Food Shocks' Threat
Offbeat  (tags: Food, threat, Global warming, CO2emissions, climatechange, nature, water, politics, pollution, wildlife, weather, science, forests )

Ray
- 20 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.
Scotland to Ban GM Crop Growing
Offbeat  (tags: GMO, food, Ban, Scotland, UK )

Ray
- 26 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scotland is to ban the growing of genetically modified crops, the country's rural affairs secretary has announced.
Which Oils Are Best to Cook With?
Offbeat  (tags: cooking, oils, health, food, diet, nutrition )

Ray
- 36 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Choosing the right oil to cook with is a complicated business, writes Michael Mosley. When it comes to fats and oils, we are spoiled for choice. Supermarket shelves are heaving with every conceivable option.
Ocean Seaweed - Tastes Like Bacon!
Offbeat  (tags: food, nutrition, plants, ocean, good news, health )

Dianne
- 48 days ago - oregonstate.edu
This super-seaweed is packed with protein, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants, has twice the nutritional value of kale - and tastes like bacon!
Do You Know What You're REALLY Eating? Human Hair in Bread, Beetle Blood in Sweets and Boiled Bones in Jelly
Offbeat  (tags: food, beatles, beavers, bones, hair, health )

Scooby
- 63 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The next time you are grocery shopping you may want to pay closer attention to the labels, as there are a whole host of unsavoury ingredients lurking in our food.
Luna the Orphan Kitten Attempts to Eat From a Dish
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, food )

Jeri
- 64 days ago - lovemeow.com
Little orphan kitten Luna can now eat from a dish on her own. It gets a bit messy, but sheâEUR(TM)s learning fast. A couple saved her from a rescue group right before it became too late. LunaâEUR(TM)s first attempt at eating from a plate. It got a bit messy.
A Point of View: The Awful Truth About How Dispensable We Are
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Cooking, Waffles )

Ray
- 74 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Adam Gopnik looks at the cooking instructions for a packet of waffles, and finds a sobering lesson on why we're not as indispensible as we think we are.
French Minister Says Nutella Spread 'Damages Environment'
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Spread, Palm Oil, Environment, France )

Ray
- 77 days ago - bbc.co.uk
France's Ecology Minister Segolene Royal has urged people to stop eating Nutella because it is made with palm oil and damages the environment.
Food Banks a Vital Lifeline for Needy Families
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, food, food banks, Second Harvest, poverty, welfare, needy )

Naoko
- 78 days ago - the-japan-news.com
These facilities collect leftover food from companies and individuals and distribute it to welfare organizations and people who have difficulty affording basic necessities.
Kittens Have Zero Patience When It Comes to Food Time!
Offbeat  (tags: kittens, food, patience )

Jeri
- 81 days ago - lovemeow.com
Kittens have no patience when it comes to feeding time. Even though the human is trying to hurry things up, the little furry ones start climbing up the leg over and over. There's no stopping them until the food is ready to chow down.
 

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