Surströmming, a fermented herring considered to be a famous delicacy in Sweden, is also known as one of the most pungent foods in the world.
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January 31, 2015 Sweden has the distinction of producing surströmming, one of the foulest-smelling foods in the world. More than a decade ago, NPR's Ari Shapiro tried eating it and failed. It's time for a rematch.
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NPR Correspondent Ari Shapiro and John Mayer get chummy outside of the green room at the NPR Headquarters.
November 26, 2013 Tune in to All Things Considered on Thanksgiving Day to hear a special performance and interview with Grammy award-winning musician John Mayer.
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Ernie Banks, of THE CHICAGO CUBS, back in his playing days.
November 20, 2013 NPR messed up Wednesday, saying that Ernie Banks had played for the Chicago White Sox. Boy, did we hear from listeners about that. Banks was known for saying, "Let's play two," but he only ever played for one major league team.
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