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Cheese
Cheese

Widow Lived for Weeks on Leftover Cheese from Husband's Funeral After Error Marked Her as Dead, Too

Warning: This story is sad even though it's about cheese.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.6.18
BBQ
BBQ

Man Infuriated by People Throwing Casual Barbecue on Cemetery's Tombstones

This seems like a good way to get yourself haunted.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.18.18
vodka
vodka

Distillery Apologizes for Vodka Named After Deadly Poison

As Bristol Dry Gin cheekily Instagrammed its new Novichok vodka, a woman died from exposure to the chemical a mere 60 miles away.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.10.18
Space
Space

British Schoolchildren Attached a Pastry to a Balloon and Now It's Lost in Space

Do aliens like flaky, buttery crusts and fruit jam fillings?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.21.18
Avocado
Avocado

Your Bottomless Hunger for Avocados Is Causing Droughts in Chile

When they say guac is extra, they mean that your avocado obsession is leaving thousands in Chile disenfranchised and plagued by drought.
Lauren Rothman
5.21.18
kids
kids

Backlash Ensues After Restaurant Hands Out Note Asking Parents to Control Kids

One patron has already decided that the policy ruined their birthday.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.7.18
Australia
Australia

Unraveling the Mysteries of My Grandmother's Lemon Butter

I don't know how my grandmother felt about immigrating to Australia, or when she started cooking. But I know the four ingredients that defined my time with her.
Laura Bannister
4.30.18
Pizza
Pizza

Who Is the Bandit Biting into Frozen Pizzas at This UK Supermarket Chain?

Someone is stalking the frozen aisle at Sainbury's and chomping down on frozen pies with reckless abandon, and it needs to stop.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.24.18
uk
uk

England's 'Curry Capital' Now Has a Literal River of Curry Running Through It

We wouldn't mind taking a dip in a river of curry, tbh.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.19.18
crime
crime

More Than 500 Restaurant and Bar Patrons Told to Wash Their Clothes After Russian Spy Attack

Locals who dined at Zizzi in Salisbury are being urged to do their laundry after a former Russian officer and his daughter were found unconscious.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.12.18
Pizza
Pizza

Shoppers Hoarding Food for Winter Storm Still Refuse to Buy Pineapple Pizza

People stripped their local supermarkets’ shelves of milk, bread, and eggs—but apparently, even panic-buying has its limits.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.5.18
christmas
christmas

A History of Stargazy Pie, England's Strangest Christmas Dish

Stargazy pie is an odd-looking invention—a dish where fish gaze up at the sky from a buttery crust—but it's more, too. It's said to be born of famine.
Josh Barrie
12.18.17