Roger Gordon (left) is offered a box of bananas from a worker who was throwing away the lightly speckled fruit at Mexican Fruits in Washington, D.C. Gordon's startup, Food Cowboy, works with truckers to divert edible produce from landfills to food charities. Serri Graslie/NPR hide caption

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A Sweet And Sour History Of Our Obsession With Candy
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According to big data, this bacon and avocado sandwich should be a party for your tastebuds. iStockphoto hide caption

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The protein, unsaturated fat composition and fiber in almonds all very likely play a role in helping to curb appetites. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Almonds For Skinny Snackers? Yes, They Help Curb Your Appetite
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Rhubarb: delicious with strawberry pie, but steer clear of the leaves. Rae Ellen Bichell/NPR hide caption

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One of the meatless dishes prepared at Benson Brewery in Omaha, Neb., for Meatless Monday is zucchini ribbon salad with a dressing made from roasted garlic and tahini, and garnished with green onions and toasted pine nuts. Courtesy of Vegan Omaha hide caption

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Hold Your Horses: The main flavor of a sour beer is tartness, like a strawberry or lemon. But many sours also have a "funky" taste that some say smells like a horse blanket or a barnyard. Morgan Walker/NPR hide caption

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Banksy's "Sirens of the Lambs" started its tour of New York City in — naturally — the Meatpacking District. BanksyNY/Youtube hide caption

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Chicken Nuggets, from artist Banksy's 2008 installation "The Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill" in New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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When the Hahn Family switched their Pinot Noir to this label, the wine started flying off the shelves. Tucker & Hossler/Courtesy of CF Napa Brand Design hide caption

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A fishmonger tosses a just-purchased fresh salmon to a colleague behind the counter at the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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