Feb 7, 2011

Stumbling Upon A Thing Or Two

10 Fascinating Food Facts: www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/01/10-fascinating-food-facts/
Learn why Rice Krispies “snap, crackle, and pop”, what the color of your twist tie means, and why asparagus makes your pee smell.

Front Page News: www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/
See the front page of hundreds of newspapers across the globe.

Food Timeline: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_timeline
See when some of your favorite products came into existence. Fig Newtons were invented in 1891!

Fast Food Infographic: www.theluxuryspot.com/2010/03/03/fast-food-infographic-holy-crap/
Focuses on McDonalds. Look at the regional burgers!

The Biggest Shift Since the Industrial Revolution: farm2.static.flickr.com/1078/4594866469_7c07b33dbc_b.jpg
Most shocking fact: 96% of 18-35 year olds are on a social network.

How to Properly Eat Sushi: tv.gawker.com/5682904/how-to-properly-eat-sushi-youve-been-doing-it-wrong
I’ve been doing it wrong all this time!

Food Environment Atlas: http://maps.ers.usda.gov/FoodAtlas/
View a variety of indicators across the US, such as number of farmers markets, adults meeting activity guidelines, and fast-food expenditures per capita.

Have you ever used StumpleUpon? I get to thank SU for bringing me to my first food blog, Iowa Girl Eats. I was never the same again. After that day, I started my own blog with food, nutrition, and fitness in mind and discovered so many other great blogs, like Kath Eats Real Food, The Fitnessista, and Oh She Glows.

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