Taboo food and drink
Taboo food and drink are food and beverages which people abstain from consuming because of a religious or cultural prohibition. Many food taboos forbid the meat of a particular animal, including mamma...
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She's A Man-Eater, And That's OK With Male Orb-Weaving Spiders
Usually in nature, it's the females who choose the males they mate with. But researchers say a type of male orb-weaving spider selects the female — which will cannibalize them afterward.
Eating Insects in Thailand (Chiang Mai)
I am absolutely terrified of bugs but when I was in Thailand, I found myself eating insects! Would you dare to do the same?
BBC - The people who drink human blood
In many cities around the world, thousands of average people – nurses, bar staff, secretaries – are drinking human blood on a regular basis. The question is, why? David Robson reports...
How to Cook Bugs
The Nagas—a collective name for the subtribes found in the rugged, jungle-covered hills straddling India and Burma—are known, where they’re known at all, for eating anything that moves. Staples of the...
Tamara Samsonova Who Kept Diary Of 11 People She Dismembered May Be A Cannibal
The serial-killing 'Granny Ripper' who confessed to 11 murders in a gruesome diary may have eaten her victims, police in Russia have said. Tamara Samsonova, 68, is thought to have beheaded and dismemb...
How A History Of Eating Human Brains Protected This Tribe From Brain Disease
The Fore people, a once-isolated tribe in eastern Papua New Guinea, had a long-standing tradition of mortuary feasts — eating the dead from their own community at funerals. Men consumed the flesh of t...
Reviled China fest prompts dog-eating debate
Outrage rises on social media ahead of a "festival" in China in which 10,000 dogs are killed and eaten. But how different is this exotic practice from our everyday slaughter of beef, pork and poultry?
Paleontologists Find Evidence of Cannibalism in Tyrannosaurine Dinosaurs
The individual of Daspletosaurus in question was excavated from the lower part of the Dinosaur Park Formation in Alberta, Canada. It was a sub-adult in dinosaur terms – just under 6 m long and around ...
On Eating Ants
Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredients - author and chef Alex Atala explores eating ants in the Amazon
Five Edible Insects You Really Should Try
With around 2000 edible insect species worldwide, what to choose? Edible insects are great alternatives to conventional sources of meat as they’re cheap, plentiful and excellent sources of protei...
Entomophagy - Insects_as_food - People Eating Insects and Bugs - Wild Food School / FORAGING Times
EATING BUGS! Eating Insects! Shock Horror! Bugs and insects are eaten as part of the regular diet by around 2.5 billion people across the world. Many, many, ...
Entomophagy - Insects_as_food - Dutch Scientists Predict Insects Could Be Future Food
For more news and videos visit ? http://english.ntdtv.com or Follow us on Twitter ? http://twitter.com/NTDTelevision As global food prices continue to rise, ...
Entomophagy - Insects_as_food - Ebaby!'s Chinese Food Explorations 2: Insect Edition
You can pretty much take anything and deep fry it in hot oil and it will taste good. Bugs are the last thing you want in your house, so why would you want th...
Entomophagy
Southeast Asia: Thailand. Choosing bugs to eat at a Thai food market of the weirdest kind. There is a whole table of insects to eat. This is normal life here...
Cat meat
Cat meat is meat prepared from domestic cats for human consumption (not to be confused with a British usage referring to meat sold to cat owners in the days before packaged pet foods).Acceptability as...
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Cattle in religion
Cattle are considered sacred in world religions such as Hinduism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism and others. Earlier religions in Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Israel and Ancient Rome held similar b...
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Dog meat
Dog meat refers to the flesh and other edible parts derived from dogs. Human consumption of dog meat has been recorded in many parts of the world, including East and Southeast Asia, West Africa, Europ...
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Horse meat
Horse meat (or horse beef) is the culinary name for meat cut from a horse. It is a major meat in only a few countries, notably in Tonga and Central Asia, but it forms a significant part of the culina...
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Horse slaughter
Horse slaughter is the practice of slaughtering horses to produce meat for consumption.Human beings have consumed horse meat since the earliest days of human history: the oldest known cave art, the th...
Entomophagy
Entomophagy (/ˌɛntəˈmɒfədʒi/, from Greek ἔντομον éntomon, "insect", and φᾰγεῖν phagein, "to eat") is the human consumption of insects as food: human insectivory. The eggs, larvae, pupae and adults of ...
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Religious restrictions on the consumption of pork
Religious restrictions on the consumption of pork are a tradition in the Ancient Near East. Swine were prohibited in ancient Syria and Phoenicia, and the pig and its flesh represented a taboo observed...
Religious restrictions on the consumption of pork - Wikipedia
Whale meat
Whale meat is the flesh of whales used for consumption by humans or other animals, and broadly includes other consumed parts as blubber, skin, and organs. It is prepared in various ways, and has histo...
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Cannibalism
Cannibalism (from Caníbales, the Spanish name for the Caribs, a West Indies tribe that formerly practiced cannibalism) is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other hum...
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Donner Party
The Donner Party (sometimes called the Donner-Reed Party) was a group of American pioneers who set out for California in a wagon train. Delayed by a series of mishaps, they spent the winter of 1846–47...
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Alferd Packer
Alfred G. "Alferd" Packer (January 21, 1842 – April 23, 1907) was an American prospector who confessed to cannibalism during the winter of 1873–1874. He and 5 other men attempted to travel through th...
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Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571
Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, also known as the Andes flight disaster and, in South America, as the Miracle of the Andes (El Milagro de los Andes) was a chartered flight carrying 45 people, includin...
Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 - Wikipedia
Martin Hartwell
Marten Hartwell (1925 – April 2, 2013) was a Canadian bush pilot in the Canadian Arctic. On November 8, 1972, the plane that Hartwell was flying on a medical evacuation crashed. One passenger was ki...
Martin Hartwell - Wikipedia
Christianity and alcohol
Christian views about wine are varied. Christ administered "the fruit of the vine" in the central Christian rite—the Eucharist or The Lord's Supper.Some Christians (by their understanding of the Bible...
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Islam and alcohol
Islamic jurisprudence specifies which foods are ḥalāl (حَلَال "lawful") and which are ḥarām (حَرَامْ "unlawful"). This is derived from commandments found in the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, as well...
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