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You’ve heard about the “pink slime,” right? It’s that meat filler made from slaughterhouse scraps that is treated with ammonia. (Yum!) Last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced plans to buy 7 million pounds of it. A federal microbiologist nicknamed the filler “pink slime.” The Daily, the iPad newspaper from News Corp., has figured [...] [Read More]
Public radio program “This American Life” has issued a retraction for its most popular podcast episode in history, a Mac fanboy and storyteller’s investigation inside Apple factories in Shenzhen, China. Host Ira Glass announced today that Mike Daisey fabricated significant parts of the episode “Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory.” It aired on January 6 [...] [Read More]
Lost at 5, this Indian man who grew up in Tasmania, found his way back to his tiny village with the help of Google Earth. [Read More]