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Global warming — and an early warm Spring — means a bountiful spaghetti harvest in Switzerland’s pasta-growing regions near the border with Italy. The BBC reports.

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Global warming — and an early warm Spring — means a bountiful spaghetti harvest in Switzerland’s pasta-growing regions near the border with Italy. The BBC reports.

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Children as young as 12 are still working in America’s fields alongside adults — bent over all day in often-dangerous conditions — just so there’s enough money to put food on the table and pay the phone bill. Although this Human Rights Watch video is from 2010, the practice continues, and is defended by some farmworkers themselves.

How popcorn (hecho en Peru circa 4700 BCE) pops [video]

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 4, 2014 Cultura
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Popcorn — palomitas de maíz — was discovered-invented-perfected in Peru circa 4700 BCE, the very first domesticated corn product. Watch how the corn pops, up close and personal.

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