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Of Memestocks and Milk Bags

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Micro Wave: What Is 'Brain Freeze'?

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The Rest Of The Story, Summer 2021

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The Rest Of The Story, Summer 2021

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Ayana Elizabeth Johnson: What Should You Look For When Shopping For Seafood?

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Priya and Ritu Krishna in their Dallas kitchen. NPR hide caption

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'Where We Come From': Priya And Ritu Krishna On Indian Cooking And Assimilation

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Kit Kat, Puppies, And Masks: Anthro-Vision

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Eat Your Feelings — And Cook Them, Too, With These New Catharsis Cookbooks

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This June 7, 2021, image shows the headquarters of Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The pandemic has left the Girl Scouts with an unusual problem this year: millions of unsold cookies. Susan Montoya Bryan/AP hide caption

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Crazy worms — an invasive species from Asia — pose a threat to forests, scientists say. The worms can thrash around so violently that they can jump out of a person's hand. They also lose their tail — on purpose. Josef Görres/Plant and Soil Science Department University of Vermont hide caption

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An East Texas bakery initially faced backlash over its Pride Month-themed cookies, but is now selling out of its goods and gaining fans across the country. It's also receiving donations and passing them along to local charities. Jens Kalaene/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Dave Benscoter rediscovered the Iowa Flat and other apples by finding watercolor paintings like this commissioned by the USDA. U.S. Department of Agriculture hide caption

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An Apple Detective Rediscovered 7 Kinds Of Apples Thought To Be Extinct

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Honoring Your Heritage — And Improving Your Health — Through Food

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"My wife and I stumbled on this place while cruising coastal Maine in 2019 and we got the biggest and tastiest lobster rolls I've ever eaten," said Karen's Hideaway patron JS O'Connor. JS O'Connor hide caption

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The Year We Learned To Cook Seafood At Home, And Sent Prices Soaring

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The 510-foot cheesesteak made in South Philly's Italian Market spanned three blocks. Sean Duffy hide caption

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This Contender For The World's Longest Cheesesteak Spans 3 City Blocks

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After big-box grocery chains left the Arlington Woods neighborhood in Indianapolis, residents were traveling at least five miles to get groceries. Medical device manufacturer COOK Medical is building a plant in the community and, after listening to residents, decided to add a grocery store to its plans. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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This Neighborhood Badly Needs A Grocery Store. A Medical Device Maker Will Build One

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Big Government Cheese (CLASSIC)

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Restaurants Are Welcoming Back Diners, But Say Mask Rules Have Them Relying On Trust

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