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NORTH KOREA

North Korea Claims It Created a Hangover-Free Alcohol

According to state media, North Korea's Taedonggang Foodstuff Factory has concocted a ginseng-based liquor of such high quality and "suaveness" that it creates no nasty after-effects for drinkers.
Nick Rose
1.19.16
NORTH KOREA

North Korean Airplane Food Is Officially the Worst

State-owned Air Koryo airline has been voted the worst in the world for the fourth year in a row, and a big part of that harsh verdict was food.
Nick Rose
9.9.15
NORTH KOREA

The Propaganda Food of North Korea Was Plentiful and Bland

If you’re a totalitarian propaganda state, what better way to show off your food than by allowing travelers take pictures of it with their phones?
Nick Rose
8.20.15
russia

Russia Says It Has Developed a Cow That Doesn't Need to Eat

With a ban on Western food imports still in effect, Russia has developed some novel solutions to its meat shortage. According to state-run media, breeders have engineered a cow that can survive without eating for long stretches of time.
Munchies Staff
2.4.15
ISIS

ISIS Wants Women to Cook for Jihad

One of the many ways that ISIS has sought to spread its message and its mission is through a new women's organization called Al Zawraa—a sort of home economics institute for the wives of mujahideen.
Munchies Staff
1.27.15
RACISM

The KKK's Candy Campaign Is Only Its Latest Food Stunt

Members of the Ku Klux Klan have embarked on a national campaign to bolster membership, and that includes dropping off bags of candy with propaganda. But the group has been using food to boost its public image for nearly a century.
Matthew Zuras
7.18.14