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Mash-Up Round-Up: Googling While Pregnant & Government Defined Hummus

Government stay out of my hummus!
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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.

via Slate

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.

via Buzzfeed

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.

via SCPR

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