Pyttipanna (Links for the Week of January 14, 2020)

Pyttipanna: Swedish for “small pieces in a pan.”

Image: Boston Public Library

  • Aussie government begins airborne food drops to feed wildlife displaced by ongoing fires
  • Celebrity survivalist finds dead baby dolphin and eats it, sparking outrage on social media
  • Research shows that millennials dine out way more than boomers
  • Work requirements for welfare in West Virginia didn’t fill jobs, but they did fill soup kitchens
  • In search of the metric that links free snacks at work to rates of employee retention
  • The enduring influence of Elvis’s fave eats considered
  • Poem: “The Zen of Spam”
  • Company that makes cocktail-inspired yogurt called out by UK physician
  • A brief history of scurvy
  • Automation apocalypse now: Pizza-making-robot startup Zume gets $375 million capital injection, promptly lays off 80 percent of its workforce

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