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The Beer Can House in Houston in 2011. It's estimated that more than 50,000 beer cans were used to cover the entire house. Bill Rand/Flickr hide caption

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For The Love Of Beer: How Empty Cans Made A House A Home

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'Cronut' Often Imitated, But Can It Be Duplicated?

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Agricultural work, which is physically demanding, is also a risky business venture. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Farm Laborers Get A Foothold With Their Own Organic Farms

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On Tuesday, a state appeals court called New York City's ban on supersized soda unconstitutional. Allison Joyce/Getty Images News hide caption

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Despite The Buzz, Local Food Has A Small Economic Impact

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Ari Dvorin was hired in May as the first corporate chef at SpareFoot, a startup in Austin, Texas. Here, Dvorin cuts suckling pig for a mockumentary SpareFoot made. Jenny Zhang/Courtesy of SpareFoot hide caption

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People gathered outside a Wendy's restaurant in New York City on Monday as part of a one-day strike calling for higher wages for fast-food workers. Justin Lane/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Fast-Food Strikers Demand A 'Living Wage'

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People following a 5-2 diet would eat lean protein and non-starchy vegetables two days a week. Heather Rousseau/NPR hide caption

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Two-Day Diets: How Mini Fasts Can Help Maximize Weight Loss

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Islamabad's Defiantly Consistent Chinese Eatery

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Food bank client Jamie Senik takes a break near her garden plot sponsored by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. She grows food for herself and her diabetic mother. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Tucson Food Bank Helps The Needy Grow Their Own Food

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Jill Pasquarella (right) pours powdered sugar on Brandon Connelly, who dressed as a baker from Hubig's Pies, during Mardi Gras in New Orleans in February. Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/Landov hide caption

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Pie-Deprived New Orleans Roots For Bakery, A Year After Fire

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