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NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of finishing your leftovers, you let them go bad and buy takeout.

It’s a familiar routine for many — and indicative of habits that contribute to a global food waste problem that a new United Nations report says needs to be better measured so that it can be effectively addressed.

The U.N. report estimates 17% of the food produced globally each year is wasted. That amounts to 931 million metric tons (1.03 billion tons) of food.

The waste is far more than previous reports had indicated, though direct comparisons are difficult because of differing methodologies

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Human evolution and exploration of the world were shaped by a hunger for tasty food – “a quest for deliciousness” – according to two leading academics.

Ancient humans who had the ability to smell and desire more complex aromas, and enjoy food and drink with a sour taste, gained evolutionary advantages over their less-discerning rivals, argue the authors of a new book about the part played by flavour in our development.

Some of the most significant inventions early humans made, such as stone tools and the controlled use of fire, were also partly driven by their pursuit of flavour and

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Tom Redman, one of the website’s creators, described it as “your favorite recipes except without the ads or life stories.” Users would be able to plug in their recipe of choice, and the site would strip it of any extra text — including the recipe author’s name.

The news of the website was immediately met with backlash.

Redman apologized soon after and said he was taking down the website down as its creators “re-examine our impact on the community.” He did not immediately respond to CNN’s request for comment, but tweeted that if the site returns it’ll be “with changes
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The past three days have been difficult for Monica Richards, a co-owner of Picos restaurant in Upper Kirby. After Gov. Greg Abbott announced he is reopening Texas on March 10, the restaurant told its customers its own COVID-19 restrictions will stay the same. Picos received many messages of support, but then it got ugly.

“It was horrific,” said Richards. Picos received calls, private messages on social media and emails threatening to call U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on the restaurant’s staff and saying their green cards and paperwork need to be checked. “I never imagined that they would go … Read More

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is probably the biggest star on the planet today. He has been Hollywood’s highest-paid actor since 2018. Last year alone, his roles earned him $87.5 million. He is the third-most-followed person on Instagram, with over 221 million fans on the social media platform. His upbringing is now the subject of “Young Rock,” a well-received sitcom that debuted on Feb. 16 on NBC.

Whether you know him as a professional wrestler, action hero, or future presidential candidate, the point is, you know him. Johnson, for his part, seems determined to be known as something else: an entrepreneur.

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Tired of your go-to Pringles flavor? The iconic chip brand has an eccentric new flavor you can snack on for a limited time: Moa Burger. The wavy option is inspired by food in the video game Halo and features a mix of flavors, including beef and sweet ginger.

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Pringles Wavy Moa Burger crisps are a dream for those who want sweet, savory, and spicy packed into one super-crunchy chip. If you have absolutely no clue what goes on in the Halo universe (hi, me!), “Moa are large, flightless bird-like creatures with two legs, wings, scales from the neck

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