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Don't Passover This Look

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Don't Passover This Look Remember the Midrash Manicure for Hanukkah? Well, let the fun continue this Passover. Who doesn't want to wear plagues on their fingertips?!

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Maccabean Style

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Hanukkah is in full swing, and just in case you felt the need to make these eight nights a little more miraculous, Midrash Manicures has some nail decals to let you wear tradition on your fingertips through the whole holiday. What is that? A surprised-emoji-face-latke? That's one way to say Happy Hanukkah!  

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Pumpkin Pie! Well...kinda.

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Happy November! And while pumpkin spice flavors have been making the rounds for awhile already, the royal dessert itself - the pumpkin pie - will proliferate this month. Love it or hate it, it is hard to imagine the staple November sweet changing in any way. It is truly a classic. So, I'm not sure whether the clear, gelatinous version of the dessert is genius, or an abomination. Yes, I said clear pie. Aliena restaurant in Chicago has added this glassy, transparent confection to their dining experience. Definitely unusual. Since I, personally, feel rather meh about both pumpkin pie and...

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délicieux

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Most of the time, receiving something cold and slimy from a vending machine is cause for alarm and disgust. But at this seaside resort in France, cold and slimy is available in a vending machine 24-7...in the form of oysters, farmed fresh right next door. Take a look, and like the customer in the video says, if you have a middle-of-the-night craving for oysters, this machine has your back.

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Food Safety?

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If I asked you to eat a substance that glowed in the dark, would you hesitate? What if I told you...many of us regularly do just that, without ever realizing it? Or feed it to our children? Or use it as a treat for fur babies? Since few of us eat in the dark, and even fewer (I imagine) eat with a laser pointer at the ready, it's probably not likely that many have experienced it. But yes, peanut butter glows in the dark! Weird. Check out this educational video for details (or proof, if you are the type that...

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