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How Scientists Get You to Love Junk Food

Cadbury, Kraft, Frito-Lay hire the experts

(Newser) - The makers of American junk food have your personal taste—but not your personal health—down to an exact science, the New York Times Magazine reports. With Americans plagued by obesity and type 2 diabetes , companies like Cadbury Schweppes, Kraft, and Frito-Lay are hiring experts to conduct lengthy studies on... More »

In a Pickle, Chicago Orders Wienermobile to Go

Giant hot dog gets a $50 parking ticket

(Newser) - The 27-foot-long fiberglass hot dog's hazard lights were flashing, but Chicago's finest weren't fooled. The Oscar Meyer Wienermobile was slapped with a $50 ticket and narrowly avoided getting towed from the heart of downtown Chicago yesterday after dawdling illegally on a six-lane street. "You can't just park here,"... More »

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