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Plentiful rain brings abundant and cheaper truffles to the table

Jan 10, 2019
But there's no guarantee that will continue.
A man holds a white truffle at the Grinzane Cavour castle near Alba, northwestern Italy, on November 12, 2017.
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Wisconsin lake yields prized sturgeon, if you can spear it

Apr 6, 2017
Frozen Lake Winnebago is no deterrent for anglers looking for the huge fish that is the source of Russian caviar.
Freshwater sturgeon can be found around the world and can weigh up to 100 pounds.
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How food companies watch what you eat

Dec 2, 2013
Big data's where it's at in consumer analytics right now, but companies are also using anthropology and other social sciences to study us up close and personal.