BBQ Chicken Pizza Smackdown: Pizza Hut Vs. Domino's

Several years ago, I came across a ranking of careers based on overall desirability. "President of the United States" was somewhere in the lower-middle of the pack, because it offers the most power and prestige, but also has the highest workplace fatality rate, terrible job security, brutal hours, and relatively low… » 6/06/14 10:20am 6/06/14 10:20am

So You Want Cream Cheese And Fish Eggs In Your Pizza Crust, You Say

Looks like you'll have to travel to get it (and also it looks like you might be a lunatic): Pizza Hut locations in Hong Kong are now selling the uncreatively named Fish Roe Salmon Cream Cheese Pizza. As its name suggests, this is a pizza with salmon-flavored cream cheese and roe inside its crust, waiting to emerge… » 4/03/14 3:54pm 4/03/14 3:54pm

Jon Stewart Rips Chicago Pizza A New Saucehole

On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart tackled the council decision that named One World Trade Center America's tallest building, surpassing the Willis (née Sears) Tower. But while toasting to intracity harmony, a pair of commentators had the gall to trumpet Chicago-style deep-dish pizza as one thing Chicago can… » 11/14/13 10:43am 11/14/13 10:43am

The Great American Menu: Foods Of The States, Ranked And Mapped

What are the United States' best regional foodstuffs? Its worst? These are the questions that bedevil the mind of man—but no longer! For here, we have ranked them. Rigorously scientific (not), ardently researched (nope), and scrupulously fair (not even a little bit): this is the Great American Menu! » 10/17/13 2:36pm 10/17/13 2:36pm

Map: What's The Nearest Pizza Chain?

The weird distribution of fast food across the United States is an endless source of conversation ("What do you mean you don't have Sonic?!"), and a pretty fun thing to map. We've seen these sorts of data visualizations for McDonald's, burger places, and breakfast haunts, but over at FlowingData, the indispensable… » 10/14/13 12:52pm 10/14/13 12:52pm

Testicles Have Taste Receptors. Do With That What You Will.

I don't know how to break this to you gently, so I'm just going to come out and say it: there are taste receptors on every pair of testicles. To be more specific, there are taste receptors for the flavors of sweet and umami ("pleasant savory taste") sitting atop the undercarriage of the male anatomy. So don't even… » 7/02/13 11:13am 7/02/13 11:13am