GoodEggs fixes food system

GoodEggs raises $8.5M to fix our food system one egg at a time
Rebecca Grant, venturebeat.com

If you are a nut for raw nuts, a grass-fed guru, an organ­ic ora­cle, a local-food loon, or a farm­ers mar­ket fiend, today is a good day.

Good­Eg­gs has raised $8.5 mil­lion to expand its local gro­cery deliv­ery ser­vice nation­wide.

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The best states to be a locavore

The Top Locavore States In The U.S.
BY ARIEL SCHWARTZ, fastcoexist.com

You might think you know the capitals of eating local, but this list will prove you wrong.

These days, it’s hard to find a food­ie who doesn’t also claim to be a loca­vore, or some­one who eats locally-produced food. But it’s a lot eas­i­er to e…

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Congeners and cheap booze hangovers

Why Cheap Booze Makes Your Hangover So Horrible
Brent Rose, gizmodo.com

You. You’re out drinking with your friends, matching them round for round. They’re sippin’ fancy whiskey, but you’re saving money, sticking with the well specials. So why is it, halfway through the night, you’re suddenly hit with a brutal headache…

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Bugs are the new sushi: Bug eating break throughs

Dynastes neptunus (female), mounted; Audubon I...
Dynastes neptunus (female), mounted; Audubon Insectarium, New Orleans, US. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A number of bug food related ventures from small dinners to larger mail order businesses are popping up in the NY and Rhode Island areas. Take http://www.smallstockfoods.com/  a company providing bug food consulting and catering. Buggy fare has been featured at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans and at events like BugFest at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and Bug Bowl at Purdue University in Indiana.

Bug Eaters Try to Get Some Buzz – WSJ.com

BP, blowout preventers, and crowdsourcing

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via http://oilspill.labucketbrigade.org/ Louisiana Bucket Brigade, a non-profit organization based in New Orleans, has launched a database built on the Ushahidi platform (which aggregates text messages, calls and e-mails into a visually mapped and searchable database) to track the effects of the Gulf oil spill to direct first responders to where help is most urgently needed. 

Indena: ethnobotanicals company

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Hundsbichler company (Photo credit: Wikipedia)