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The New York City sub-culinary map

    Rick Meyerowitz & Maira Kalman made an elaborate map version of the NYC subway where the names of all the stations and landmarks were replaced with food names.

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    When do people eat dinner in Europe?

      This map by @loverofgeography shows what time Europeans have dinner. Spain and Portugal have supper very late in the day. The northern countries seem to eat very early. Personally, I am an early eater.

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      Diana Ejaita’s “Tastes of Home”

        Here is some food for thought for this Thanksgiving. The latest cover by Diana Ejaita of The New Yorker celebrates diversity for Thanksgiving. Her mother is Italian and your dad is Nigerian which makes Thanksgiving a special occasion.

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        The History of White Rock’s Psyche Mascot

          The 40s were a magical time for White Rock’s exhibitionist pixie, Psyche. White Rock’s topless “Tinkerbell” proudly showed her breasts till new management in 1952 and Psyche’s breasts were no longer on public display. The Goddess of purity was created in 1893. In the 40s all bets were off with her new ads and so was her top. She got a lot of men in hot water that they needed White Rock Sprinkling Water to cool down.

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          Heinz Draw Ketchup

            We (Heinz Canada) anonymously asked people all over the world to “draw ketchup.” The result? They all drew Heinz. Now you can win a custom bottle of your own. Find out more at

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            Did Coca-Cola invent Santa Claus?

              Coca-Cola did not create the legend of Santa Claus. But Coca-Cola advertising did play a big role in shaping the jolly character we know today.

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              Tacos in Space!

                One of the most popular foods for astronauts is tortillas. They don’t crumble like regular bread. Tiny bits of floating food can be dangerous in zero gravity!

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                Bread as Art

                  North Carolina-based baker Hannah P. brings art into artisan bread. She sculpts bread with patterns and color. Her bread is out of this world. The bread looks too pretty to eat.

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                  The Peanuts Munchtime Cookbook

                    Peanuts is a merchandising juggernaut. This is not the first time that Peanuts printed a cookbook. Food has always played a significant role in the Peanuts’ universe. The Peanuts Munchtime Cookbook is a treat for fans of all ages. It is beautifully put together by Weldon Owen publishing with easy recipes and luscious art that your eyes can munch on.

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                    Fully functional chocolate Rubik’s Cube that you eat

                      Bored of getting the usual chocolate Easter bunny? British puzzle-maker, Tony Fisher, has created a chocolate cube that will keep you busy for a while. If you give up solving the Rubik’s Cube you can eat it. Let’s see Tony solve this puzzle on a hot day in the middle of July.