Mash-Up Round-Up: Googling While Pregnant & Government Defined Hummus
The week of May 26, 2914 was: where are the Club Kids now, Being pushy and Tabasco brand Sriracha.
Mash-Ups In The News:
Googling While Expecting: Searches from Pregnant Ladies Around the World
Um, these are incredible. Americans want to know if they can eat shrimp, while Germans wonder if they can go to the sauna and Brazilians ask about dyeing their hair.
via NY Times
15 Words in Other Languages with No Direct English Equivalents
We actually spent our 20s looking for the word for “a wordless yet meaningful look shared by two people who both desire to initiate something but are both reluctant to start.” It’s called Missed Connections.
via Twisted Sifter
A Brazilian Street Artist has Created the World Cup’s First Viral Image
As we have noted before, not everyone is psyched on the World Cup.
Hummus Maker Sabra Pushes FDA to Set Legal Definition of Hummus
No, white bean mash isn’t hummus. THE OUTRAGE. If they called us to DC to protest the mislabeling of hummus, would you join?
via Grub Street
Mos Def Cancels Tour after Being Denied Entry to the US
But to be fair it looks like he hasn’t paid child support. Also, did you know he lives in South Africa now?
via The Guardian
Americans Try Mexican Snacks for the First Time
Delightful video alert. We tricked you with this spicy fruit roll up, kid.
More Hispanics Declaring Themselves White
So, guys, perhaps identity is mutable and it looks like 2nd and 3rd generation Hispanics are starting to identify as white.
via NY Times
New LA Polling Place Kiosks Speak 10 Languages
This is very convenient for those of us who speak English, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.