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What We're Reading: August 6, 2014

Maggie Borden

Maggie Borden

August 06, 2014



With freshwater eel populations in decline, a Japanese summer ritual is also endangered. [Smithsonian


But there’s no saltwater in it: how a boardwalk candy classic got its name. [Mental Floss


McDonald’s tests the limits of fast food with a 60-second drive through guarantee. [Time


Thanks to candy chain It’Sugar, you’ll soon be able to purchase SNL’s “Schweddy Balls” and “Colon Blow Granola.”  [Grub Street


New FDA rules on “gluten-free” labeling aim to make life easier for celiac sufferers. [USA Today


Don’t try this at home: grilling with lava.[NPR