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Tomorrow is David’s birthday!  Let’s all celebrate with some C.A.K.E.!

The M.A.N. F.R.O.M. H.A.P.P.Y. B.I.R.T.H.D.A.Y.

Today is David’s birthday!  Let’s all wish him a happy birthday!

And here’s your cake!

The M.A.N. from H.A.P.P.Y. B.I.R.T.H.D.A.Y.

Today is David’s Birthday!  Let’s all celebrate his day of birth with birthday cake!


Radioactive Meat

According to the Japanese, a little radioactive meat won’t hurt ya:

A Japanese health official downplayed the dangers Tuesday after cesium contaminated meat from six Fukushima cows was delivered to Japanese markets and probably ingested.Goshi Hosono, state minister in charge of consumer affairs and food-safety, said he hoped to head off any overreactions.

“If we [...]

“Paczki are better than donuts” Claims Polish Baker

The War on Donuts had its Fort Sumter moment when a prominent baker of paczki (pronounced “paunch-kee”), a form of donut, claimed that “Paczki are better than donuts.”

While Fat Tuesday was an excuse for many New Yorkers to indulge their sweet tooth, in Brooklyn‘s predominantly Polish Greenpoint neighborhood it was the last chance to [...]

Mosquitos Used to Prevent Malaria

Genetic engineering of mosquitos to deliver anti-malaria vaccine:

They are normally transmitters of the disease, but mosquitoes could one day be used to tackle malaria after scientists developed a genetically engineered version of the species that can deliver a vaccine. Researchers altered the salivary glands of the Anopheles stephensi mosquito, dubbed a “flying vaccinator,” so [...]

The R.E.T.U.R.N. of the Man from H.A.P.P.Y. B.I.R.T.H.D.A.Y.

Happy birth-day to David, the The Waterglass Editor Emeritus who is busily celebrating his birth-day on his new blog.

Fear! Yahoo’s “Healthy Living” Wants You to Be Afraid

Fear!  Be afraid!  What you have been eating your whole life is just awful for you!  That’s the message Yahoo’s so-called “Healthy Living” column wants you to think.  They trot out one “expert” per food item and have them tell you that the food causes cancer or infertility or some other thing you don’t want [...]

Obama Wins Pillsbury Bake-Off!

In a surprise twist announced early this morning, President Barack Hussein Obama has won the 2009 Pillsbury Bake-Off:

The Pillsbury company, several of whom spoke to the press, said awarding Obama the 44th Annual Pillsbury Bake-Off could be seen as an early vote of confidence intended to build global support for the policies of [...]

In-Vitro Meat

Meet your new meat:

Meat is murder? Well, perhaps not for much longer.

A pioneering group of scientists are working to grow real animal protein in the laboratory, which they not only claim is better for animal welfare, but actually healthier, both for people and the planet. It may sound like science fiction, but this [...]

Michelle “Pipes” Obama and Your Cellphone

The NY Post reports:

MICHELLE Obama, like her husband, enjoys a good burger, but not as well done. The first lady brought daughters Malia and Sasha to former “Top Chef” contestant Spike Mendelsohn‘s Good Stuff Eatery in DC for cheeseburgers, onion rings, fries, and milkshakes. “They got the burgers medium,” says a spy. (President Obama [...]



Psycho Doughnuts

Doughnut shop theme goes over like a lead you-know-what:

In the month since it opened, Campbell’s newest doughnut shop has caused quite a buzz in the community, although not everything is sweet.

The owners of Psycho Donuts intended for the shop to be a fun-filled, wacky place where kids and parents could enjoy [...]

There’s Nothing Quite Like a Good Pizza

White House flies chef from Missouri to D.C.:

When you’re the president of the United States, only the best pizza will do – even if that means flying a chef  860 miles.

Chris Sommers, 33, jetted into Washington from St Louis, Missouri, on Thursday with a suitcase of dough, cheese and pans to to prepare [...]

The War on Cow Farts

Cow farts are a major contributor to greenhouse gas levels.  A recent news story says:

More than a third of all methane emissions, around 900 billion tonnes every year, are produced by methanogen bacteria that live in the digestive systems of cattle, sheep and goats. By volume, methane is 20 times more powerful at trapping [...]