Pheasant Hunt Disrupted by Unseasonable Weather; The Food World Is Full of Secrets

• From Tropical Storm Lee in September to early snowfall in October, wacky weather has wiped out much of Pennsylvania’s pheasant populations, and the designated season to hunt them. [Inquirer]

• A pizza delivery man in North Philly wrestled the gun away from his would-be attacker and shot him twice last night. [CBS Philly]

• Pass the salt: Turns out taking in too little sodium is "almost as bad as too much." [NYT]

• A militant group in Zimbabwe is calling for a boycott of a local restaurant chain because its latest ads portray Robert Mugabe as "the last dictator standing." [WP]

• The food world sure is full of lots and lots and lots of "secret" recipes. [Guardian UK]

• Goldfish, SodaStream, and Skillet Street bacon spread are among Ad Age’s picks for America’s Hottest Brands. Also on the list: something called Pickle Juice Sport. [Ad Age]

• Stop telling your children to clean their plates: MSNBC offers up its list of "8 ways we’re making our kids fat." [MSNBC]

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