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  • #67 Nutella Since Napoleon

    #67 Nutella Since Napoleon

    This is the incredible true story of Nutella - properly pronounced as "New-tell-uh"! I looks like it should be pronounced "nut-ella", but the name was created in Europe, so it may be useful to remember that the root word "nut" is "nuss" in German, "noce" in Italian, "nuez" in…

  • #66 Monastery Breweries

    #66 Monastery Breweries

    Westvleteren beer [credit Trappist Beer Travels] This is the story of the 11 Trappist brewing monasteries in the world. The monks at these 11 brewing monasteries are part of the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance and the term “Trappist” is a casual way to refer to the monks of…

  • #65 And This Led to Corn Flakes

    #65 And This Led to Corn Flakes

    Lots of people know the story of how cornflakes were created - this is the story of why. John Harvey Kellogg was born on Feb. 26, 1852. When John Harvey Kellogg was a child, his father, John Preston Kellogg, moved his family to a small town called Battle Creek. Today,…

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    Chris Hadfield

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    Temple Grandin

    Temple Grandin is our hero. Listen or read the story of how she's changed the slaughterhouse industry.

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  • Food trends we love or hate

    Food trends we love or hate

    Cloud eggs. Keto dieters have been eating these for years.
  • Food trends we love or hate

    Food trends we love or hate

    Starbucks unicorn fraps. They didn't care about taste?