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Sweet Starts

The following is an article from the History’s Lists book from Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader. Some familiar candy brands have been in production for more than a century, while some others reach back even further. How did these sweet treats get their start? We’ve got their sugar-coated beginnings right here. 1. NECCO WAFERS The oldest mass-produced candy brand [...]

Tree Bark Eating for Beginners

As the economy sputters, everyone’s looking for new ways to save on food. That’s why, we asked David Clark to collect a whole bunch of no-budget meal ideas for the new issue. Here are his tips for chowing down on tree bark. A Nice Slice of Tree Bark A classic meal of human desperation, tree bark has become [...]