Box lunch: The 'Waffle House Index' and helicopter hunting
September 1st, 2011
12:00 PM ET
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • Assessing a storm's destruction via The Waffle House Index. "If you get there and the Waffle House is closed? That's really bad." - Wall Street Journal


  • Planting African produce where tobacco once grew. - NPR


  • Society is officially obsessed with grilled cheese. - Mental Floss


  • You can now shoot feral pigs from helicopters in Texas. - New York Times


  • Lost in the doldrums? Grab a watering can and hoe. - Salon
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soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Wa_f_e House Hater

    Order anything besides waffles and it still tastes like waffles. Salad, coffee, chicken sandwiches. Love the W.H. Index story though.

    September 2, 2011 at 7:59 am |
    • Jerv

      Oh man. their loaded hashbrowns are the best! I make a meal out of them.

      September 2, 2011 at 8:05 am |
  2. Brandon

    Good read about Waffle House. Thanks!

    September 1, 2011 at 2:01 pm |
  3. RichardHead

    Well,I'm gonna climb on my roof,shoot a couple feral pigs and take 'em to Waffle House for pigs in a blanket waffles... Mighty tasty.

    September 1, 2011 at 1:25 pm |
    • Truth@RichHead

      When I was a young'un, pigs in a blanket were my favorite, along with PB&J...

      September 1, 2011 at 1:30 pm |
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