Case Closed on the Floating Doughnuts Mystery; Is the National Obesity Problem a Result of Americans Inability to Cook?

• After two years of of head-scratching, authorities have determined that a Dunkin’ Donuts employee, who wanted only to feed the geese at Collingswood’s Newton Lake, is to blame for the scores of doughnuts and bagels that were regularly spotted floating on the body of water’s surface. [Inquirer]

• From ceviches to anticuchos, Peruvian food may be the next big culinary trend. [WSJ]

• Well, here’s a probable contributor to our national obesity problem: A survey shows 28 percent of Americans can’t cook. [HuffPo]

• An overweight White Castle fanatic is suing the chain for “discrimination against fat people” after the company denied his request to make booths larger. [NYP]

• It’s been a rough ride for sharks, whose fins are so prized, but things are looking up for the predators after a flurry of recent legislation and activism. [NYT]

Case Closed on the Floating Doughnuts Mystery; Is the National Obesity Problem a