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Hungry? These 14 countries are the best and worst at feeding their citizens

See who wins the food Olympics, according to Oxfam.

Ariel Sharon's favorite roast chicken

A GlobalPost exclusive: The restaurant that satisfied Ariel Sharon's legendary appetites reveals the recipe for his beloved roast chicken and garlic sauce.

8 reasons Uruguay’s not all that

MONTEVIDEO — This country’s nice and all, but it’s also got some pretty significant downfalls that have been mentioned in the briefest of terms among all the recent fluff. So here’s some bitching and moaning from someone who’s spent more than a couple of days in Uruguay, and who reckons most of you should actually think twice before packing your bags and moving down here.

Carolina Reaper pepper looks to burn a hole through your stomach

The world's hottest pepper has been chosen and it is South Carolina's "Carolina Reaper," a waxy red capsicum the size of a golf ball. The Guinness Book of World Records said farmer Ed Currie's pepper is the fieriest in the world, measuring an average of 1,569,300 Scoville Units.

First state-licensed marijuana retailers to open Jan. 1 in Colorado

DENVER, Colo. — The world's first state-licensed marijuana retailers, catering to Colorado's newly legal recreational market for pot, are stocking their shelves ahead of a New Year's grand opening that supporters and detractors alike see as a turning point in America's drug culture.

South Korea's all about dinner porn

Remember the one about how you're not supposed to talk with your mouth full? Korea didn't get the memo. The latest internet trend from one of the most wired places on earth is a bizarre form of dinner porn.

The most expensive place for expats? You'll never guess

If you’re scouting for a job or a new office in a foreign capital, this is one city you may want to avoid. Cereal can cost $100 and the latest iPhone thousands of dollars.

It's 'Suspended Coffee Day'!

The economic crisis that has been plaguing the euro zone since late 2009 has caused many unsavory developments. Entire governments have folded and poverty has skyrocketed. The stories we hear aren't usually happy ones. But here's one that heats the belly as it warms the heart. 

Beer wars, Guatemala edition

GUATEMALA CITY — “It’s a small country, it is pretty feudal, and what you have is a fight for a market,” says a friend of the Castillo family that brews Guatemala’s flagship Gallo beer.
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