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August 18th, 2010
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • When it comes to "personal melons," bigger isn't always better. (No, that's not a euphemism.) - New York Times



  • Town officials in Springdale, Utah, have created an ordinance that bans chain restaurants. - USA Today


  • Kraft Foods is trying to develop a melt-proof milk chocolate bar. Brings new meaning to the phrase, "Melt in your mouth, not in your hand." - Telegraph


  • The new biodegradable bags for Sun Chips may be greener, but they're not helping the noise pollution. - Wall Street Journal
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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. lewax00

    Melt proof would be "not melt in your mouth OR your hand". Melt resistant may be able to claim "Melt in your mouth, not in your hand."

    August 19, 2010 at 4:57 pm |
  2. Jack4918

    I grew up on a farm in eastern Washington state. I remember those large watermelons with the seeds and we did spit them out. Good memories for me. I and my brothers sold watermelons on the corner of road not far from our house and the big melons sold for 75 cents. But given the price of melons today and unless you have at least 3 kids and two adults in your family a big watermelon makes no sense and perhaps wasteful. Remember the bigger melons but welcome the small melon.

    August 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm |
  3. Whatisreal

    Non-melting chocolate? Let me guess, they're going to add all kinds of processed ingredients that help to keep people wanting more than they should have and keep them fat forever.

    August 19, 2010 at 12:10 pm |
  4. Jdizzle McHammerpants

    That melon has stretch marks.

    August 18, 2010 at 12:15 pm |
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