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Ashes Made Into Ammo, An Aphrodisiac Fungus And Seth MacFarlane

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Ashes Into Ammo And An Aphrodisiac Fungus

Ashes Into Ammo And An Aphrodisiac Fungus

Caterpillar fungus, (Cordyceps Sinensis), is known as the Viagra of the Himalayas. Here it is shown sliced in half. Daniel Winkler hide caption

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Ashes Made Into Ammo, An Aphrodisiac Fungus And Seth MacFarlane

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In this week's podcast of weekends on All Things Considered, the effect of Alabama's new immigration law, athletes struggling to drop weight after retiring, an expensive aphrodisiac fungus and turning ashes into ammo. Plus, a book on the history of desserts, an heirloom pickle and Family Guy's creator Seth MacFarlane's new album, "Music Is Better Than Words."