A tractor pulls a planter while distributing corn seed on a field in Malden, Ill. Two scientists agree that pesticide-laden dust from planting equipment kills bees. But they're proposing different solutions, because they disagree about whether the pesticides are useful to farmers. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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After Being Banned, Kinder Eggs Are Coming To America

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Mike and Amy Mills' famous smoked chicken wings, as prepared in Ari Shapiro's backyard. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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'Praise The Lard': A Barbecue Legend Shows Us How To Master Smoked Chicken Wings

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Young Indian children sit with bowls of porridge (nombu kanji) as they prepare to break the fast with the Iftar meal during the Islamic month of Ramadan at The Wallajah Big Mosque in Chennai last July. Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For our interview, Risa, Naoko and Atsuko changed into their signature outfits: geometric-patterned dresses, designed by Atsuko, reminiscent of a Mondrian painting. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Ramen Rock: These Japanese Punk Legends Sing About Food

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Chef Calls 'Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat' The 4 Elements Of Good Cooking

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Eating Chocolate, A Little Each Week, May Lower The Risk Of A Heart Flutter

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Some 55 percent of families with kids that receive food stamp benefits are earning wages. The problem is, those wages aren't enough to actually live on. Whitney Hayward/Press Herald/Getty Images hide caption

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Susan Morgan, age 5, holds a bunch of bananas in Ponchatoula, La., in 1955. Susan was diagnosed with celiac disease and was prescribed a diet of 200 bananas weekly. AP hide caption

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Volunteers distribute free food at the mobile pantry in Hurley, Va. Poverty in the coal-mining region is 29 percent, twice the national average. Unemployment is also high, and younger families are moving out. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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In Some Rural Counties, Hunger Is Rising, But Food Donations Aren't

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If Raw Fruits Or Veggies Give You A Tingly Mouth, It's A Real Syndrome

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Cloud eggs: It's not just Instagrammers who find them pretty. Chefs of the 17th century whipped them up, too. Then, as now, they were meant to impress. Maria Godoy/NPR hide caption

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Cloud Eggs: The Latest Instagram Food Fad Is Actually Centuries Old

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