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Chiliheads crave the heat that hurts so good, but nothing compares to the legendary superhot that spices life in remote India
June 2013 | By Mary Roach
Space-age spaghetti and meatballs, along with other tastes of home, gave Apollo astronaut crews a boost
June 2013 | By Brett Martin
Google can now bring up nutrition information for certain foods you search
May 31, 2013 | By Rose Eveleth
Bottles of strong brew lurk in rock walls and cliffs around southern France. Can you find them?
May 31, 2013 | By Alastair Bland
The story behind the super sized soda cup in 7-Eleven stores and how it changed soft drinks forever.
May 30, 2013 | By K. Annabelle Smith
Luckily, it seems that many Tokyoites aren't buying into the endangered treats, which sell at around $37 for 500 grams
May 29, 2013 | By Rachel Nuwer
The chocolate-covered dessert was the rock of the Bluth family empire. But where did the idea come from?
May 24, 2013 | By K. Annabelle Smith
This weekend, learn more about an iconic piece of art, celebrate the Pacific island and take in some tunes, courtesy the U.S. Navy jazz band
May 23, 2013 | By Leah Binkovitz
This British designer crochets pizzas, veggies and cakes that look almost realistic enough to eat
May 22, 2013 | By Marina Koren
From "where there's smoke, there's fire" to "hard as nails," several sayings just don't pass scientific scrutiny
May 22, 2013 | By Mohi Kumar
Laid down layer by layer using protein powders and other things, this 3D food printer could be the way of our culinary future
May 21, 2013 | By Colin Schultz
Researchers are cooking up experiments to learn what might explain which foods we love and which foods we hate
May 2013 | By Tom Vanderbilt
This ad for Subway sandwiches reminds you that, unlike their fast food competitors that sell burgers and fries and shakes, Subway is healthy. That seems obvious, since they’re selling sandwiches with lettuce on them while other places sell fattening burgers. But a new study suggests that in fact eating at Subway might be less healthy [...]
May 16, 2013 | By Rose Eveleth
Even the harsh Canadian winter can't kill these hardy bacteria
May 15, 2013 | By Colin Schultz
In 1963, Alfred Heineken created a beer bottle that could also function as a brick to build houses in impoverished countries.
May 15, 2013 | By K. Annabelle Smith
In France's Périgord region, never mind the truffles, foie gras and wine--at least for a day--because this country is ground zero of the noble walnut
May 13, 2013 | By Alastair Bland
The Omni Future Almanac predicted that a gallon of gas would be cheaper than a quart of milk
May 10, 2013 | By Matt Novak
Slack Key guitar music sounds new notes for history of cowboys and the West in ceremony honoring the Hawaiian composer
May 07, 2013 | By Joann Stevens
From a Mexican maitre 'd's mishap in 1943 to the gooey, orange stuff you put on your chips at the baseball game today.
May 07, 2013 | By K. Annabelle Smith
This week, learn how time can tell us where we are, experience Bolivian culture and listen to musicians from the Marlboro Music Festival
May 06, 2013 | By Paul Bisceglio