Chewing the Fat: Wednesday Ground 'Round

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This week's roundup features hidden sugar, hidden protein, and gives you a reason to badger your teetotalling friends with the question, "why do you hate America?"

  • If you don't own a coffee grinder, you'll probably want to after reading this. Then again, you could just consider your pre-ground cup of coffee as a protein supplement.
  • Via BoingBoing, Sugarstacks.com is a sobering visual aid for those trying to understand how much sugar features in common food items. Food items are pictured along with sugar cubes equal to the amount of sugar in a "serving."
  • Sure, the government's bailout plan was controversial, but here's a solution everyone can get behind. Turns out chugging may just be your patriotic duty.

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