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Watch: Corn Syrup Smile

Makes us think as well as smile... a simple rap reminding us to wake up. 

Radioactive Tuna on Rye? They Say It’s Safe…

Not that the contamination of the seas is any real news to people (think Garbage Island, aka Pacific Trash Vortex), but we have reached a new "milestone" of sorts with today's news that radioactive tuna is now swimming in California waters.  Kind of puts a damper on sushi, not to mention the classic tuna on rye."There's no real cause for concern," say the authorities.  Um, thanks but no thanks.  Not that the scientists are insincere and even they are noting that the second genera...

Sam Harris — Meat and Ethical Eating

Sam Harris, described as a neuroscientist, author and "public intellectual" (what's that?), is well-known for his views on religion (in a nutshell, he thinks it's bunk) and the need for more reason in our society.What you may not know, however, is that this uber-rationalist (he heads up Project Reason, dedicated to scientific and secular knowledge) gets it when it comes to meat.  As he says, he cannot defend the ethics of eating animals (even if he eats them).  Animals suffer and we are ...

Watch: Chinese Exploding Melons

What is causing the rash of melon explosions and the horror faced by Chinese melon man (this poor soul couldn't bear to check them it was so painful)? Should you be concerned?  Don't worry- the little old lady does get to make some watermeron pickre (watermelon pickle) with the exploded bits.This story was reported along with news that the Chinese government is trying to shore up its image as lax when it comes to food safety.  Or beyond lax.  Anyway, nice to see the Chinese are ...