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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. Pauline Conradsson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Surströmming Revisited: Eating Sweden's Famously Stinky Fish

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.

Democratic Congressman André Carson of Indiana says he converted to Islam as a teenager after witnessing Muslims "pushing back on crime" in his neighborhood. courtesy of André Carson hide caption

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Rep. André Carson To Become First Muslim On House Committee On Intelligence

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Proud Days Work New West Guitar Group

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After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

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Surströmming Revisited: Eating Sweden's Famously Stinky Fish

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Little Eli Grey Reverend
Song For Zula Phosphorescent

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Former Basketball Player Scores As A Filmmaker

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Bach, Brits And A Bodacious Boston Orchestra: New Classical Albums

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