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Did Neanderthals Eat Plants? The Proof May Be In The Poop

Bits of 50,000-year-old poop have provided scientists with clues into what our early Neanderthal ancestors ate. Rather than subsisting on meat alone, the poop suggests they also ate plants.
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Burek And Breakaways: Bosnians Cheer On World Cup Team In Virginia

Members of D.C.'s tiny Bosnian community came together last weekend to root for their home team in the World Cup.

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Is It Time For Food To Get Its Own Major Museum?

The U.S. has no major museum dedicated to food and drink, but a group of upstart foodies says it can change that. The first exhibition will feature technology that revolutionized breakfast cereal.
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Kandinsky On A Plate: Art-Inspired Salad Just Tastes Better

Would a salad arranged like an abstract painting be more enjoyable and valuable to diners than a typical salad presentation? Psychologists tried to find that out.
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'Natural' Food Sounds Good But Doesn't Mean Much

A consumer advocacy group says it's time to ban the word "natural" from food labels because it's misleading. But the quest to get the government to outlaw the word entirely faces tough legal hurdles.
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The High Cost of Cheap Shrimp: Human Trafficking in Thai Fisheries

New reports show that migrant workers are being bought and sold as slave labor to work on Thai fishing boats. Kojo explores murky supply chains, human trafficking, and the human and ethical cost of cheap seafood.

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Tequila Nation: Mexico Reckons With Its Complicated Spirit

Some of tequila's oldest traditions are fast being erased as international spirit conglomerates take over family businesses. And tequila makers are worried about their impact on the environment.
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Maryland Beer Primary: The Taste Of Election Day

Maryland's gubernatorial candidates offer their favorite beer selections ahead of Tuesday's primary — who has the taste necessary to be the next governor?

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Simple Tricks Can Tame The Taste Of Broccoli And Its Cousins

The horrible memory of overcooked vegetables can and should be overcome, because yes, kale is really good for you. A cookbook author shares tips for making sure these veggies actually taste good, too.
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Sandwich Monday: Burger King's Extra Long Cheeseburger

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Burger King Extra Long BBQ Cheeseburger. It's like a regular BBQ Cheeseburger, but longer.

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