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A Parasite Pie Fit For A Queen's Diamond Jubilee

The city of Gloucester will be giving Queen Elizabeth II a traditional lamprey pie for her Diamond Jubilee. But lampreys are scarce in Gloucester. What are they to do?
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Tired Of Mowing Your Lawn? Try Foodscaping It Instead

Interest in food gardening increased during the economic downturn and has stayed pretty steady. Now some people are even turning to landscaping professionals to swap their lawns for something green and edible.
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Why Do Humans Crave Crispy Food?

John S. Allen, a research scientist at the University of Southern California, explores our draw to crispy foods in a new book called The Omnivorous Mind: Our Evolving Relationship With Food. He speaks to host Guy Raz.
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America's Gone Bananas: Here's How It Happened

The Fish That Ate the Whale tells the story of Sam Zemurray, a Jewish immigrant who came to the U.S. as a teenager and became one of the biggest players in the banana business. "He's like the American dream in the shape of a single life," says author Rich Cohen.
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No Beer Goggles For Baseball Stadium Brew Prices

The only trend in stadium beer is that prices go up, according to one industry watcher. Analysis by online financial website TheStreet.com found that Marlins Park has the most expensive beer of any baseball stadium. But, ounce for ounce, Miami's not even in the top 10 for expensive beer.
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Starting A Specialty Food Business

Every family has a favorite home recipe they think has commercial potential. Kojo explores what it takes to start a specialty food business and get your product into stores.

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