But We Thought Eventually the Mortality Rate Was 100%; Grilled Cheese Eating Record Set at SXSW

• Bad news, carnivores: A daily serving of red or processed meat may be correlated to an increased mortality rate of up to 13 percent. [NPR]

• Tech stuff and music aren’t the only attractions of this year’s SXSW; competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi showed up and broke the world grilled-cheese-eating record. See video if you can stomach it. [HuffPo]

• Yesterday was Mitt Romney’s birthday; he claims his favorite bday dinner is his wife’s meatloaf cakes. [NYT]

• Some scientists are claiming that genetically modified foods may be good for you, with side effects like helping stave off obesity. Hmmm. [Guardian UK]