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#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

NPR | July 25, 2016 8:32 a.m.

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.

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If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation

NPR | July 25, 2016 6:53 a.m.

"Nobody can soldier without coffee," a Union cavalryman wrote in 1865. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.

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For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes

NPR | July 24, 2016 10:18 a.m.

It's cute ... but is it too much cultural pressure?

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At 75, Wonder Woman Lassos In A New Generation With An Ageless Fight

NPR | July 24, 2016 9:47 a.m.

As the launch of the upcoming film coincides with the heroine's Comic-Con fandom, Wonder Woman appears to be hooking new fans for the same reasons she was birthed in 1941: justice, peace and feminism.

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A Cast With Down Syndrome Brings Fresh Reality To Reality TV

NPR | July 22, 2016 8:12 p.m.

With the Emmy-nominated Born this Way poised to begin its second season July 26, the cast, co-creator and fans explain why the show has become such a hit.

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True Believers, Protesters And Trump: Scenes From Cleveland

NPR | July 22, 2016 2:23 p.m.

Calls to "Make America Great Again" rang through the Republican National Convention while anti-Donald Trump protesters tried to challenge the rhetoric. This is what it looked like.

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Turns Out, Fighting Fat Shaming And Racist Trolls Is Also A Ghostbuster's Job

NPR | July 22, 2016 11 a.m.

Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones quit Twitter this week after getting her fill of racist and sexist trolls. But, as the saying goes, every goodbye is not gone.

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State Accepting Art Glass Comments For One More Week

OPB | July 22, 2016 8:50 a.m. | Portland

Regulators are trying to iron out whether regulations will apply to all makers across the state.

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Astrophysicist, Wine Lover, Foodie: The Neil deGrasse Tyson You Didn't Know

NPR | July 22, 2016 4 a.m.

He's the man with a seemingly endless stream of science fun facts at his command. He's also a great gourmet. We talk to the famed scientist about how his two great passions collide in the kitchen.

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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About War And Food?

NPR | July 21, 2016 7:50 a.m.

Weapons have always been a central part of warfare. But humans have turned to another source of power as well: food. Take our quiz to test your knowledge about war and food.