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Around 4 million years ago, our ancestors' diets were about 90 percent fruit and leaves, but suddenly incorporated grasses 500,000 years later
June 05, 2013 | By Rachel Nuwer
New research pins the arrival of wine making in France to around 525 B.C.
June 04, 2013 | By Colin Schultz
The company is betting that it can replicate baking the pastry on a massive, industrial scale
June 03, 2013 | By Corby Kummer
June 2013 | By Smithsonian magazine
Harvard bioengineer David Edwards believes he’s found a way to cut down on packaging waste
June 2013 | By Mark Strauss
June 2013 | By Michael Caruso
A new poem by former poet laureate Billy Collins
June 2013 | By Billy Collins
Space-age spaghetti and meatballs, along with other tastes of home, gave Apollo astronaut crews a boost
June 2013 | By Brett Martin
Secretary Clough explains how the Zoo’s chefs prepare food for 400 different species
June 2013 | By G. Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
Maker of the “world famous buttermilk drop,” New Orleans actor Dwight Henry is expanding his baking empire
June 2013 | By Roy Blount Jr.
Cooking may be more than just a part of your daily routine, it may be what made your brain as powerful as it is
June 2013 | By Jerry Adler
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
From dinner by candlelight in Denmark to Peking duck in China, the celebrated food critic reveals her most memorable culinary experiences
June 2013 | By Mimi Sheraton
Be a fly in the soup at the dinner table with two of America’s most iconic food writers
June 2013 | By Ruth Reichl
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