6. Wife Wanted Sign

A German farmer hung a “wife wanted” sign up and in poured the offers — so many that “ he has confirmed he is now only intending to consider the younger women who apply.” (Mirror)

7. Wild West of Nut Thieves

For producers, it’s tempting to grow tree nuts. For criminals, it’s tempting to steal tree nuts. Walnuts, almonds, pistachios … millions of dollars in stolen nuts are exchanging hands. (Business Insider)

8. Slippery Beyond Belief

If a new MIT-developed coating pans out — there’s not an industry in the U.S. that won’t be interested. LiquiGlide — nothing sticks to the very last drop. (Fast Company)

9. What Expert Tasters?

It’s best to spot an old fake before you taste it. (Wine Spectator)

10. Saving Radioactive Cows

In the shadow of Fukushima, a rancher is trying to save his cows from a kill order.

(New York Times)

 

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