1. Bitcoin and Farming: Possibility?

Will farmers warm to Bitcoin’s invisible wallet? (The Salt)

2. All Humans Must Shrink

Arne Hendricks is convinced world hunger will end if humans can be shrunk to the size of chickens. (Wired)

3. Myth of the Aging US Farmer

Is panic over the graying of U.S. agriculture really justified? (WFP)

4. Annals of Ag Crime

Embalmed Beef Scandal of 1898: Beef with the pungent aroma embalming fluid helped push the U.S. toward modern food safety standards. (Modern Farmer)

5. Cotton Ball Diet Insanity

People are eating cotton balls? That’s right, dip’em in orange juice and take’em down. Welcome to the latest diet craze. (WWSB)