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Who Needs a Birthday Cake When You Have a Whole Suckling Pig? A Grand Celebration of Jimmy's No. 43's 10th Birthday

Jane Seo | Posted 10.15.2015 | Taste
Jane Seo

While a birthday cake is the centerpiece of most birthday celebrations, Jimmy's No. 43 - a cozy, subterranean bar in East Village known for its unique...

WATCH: Vulture's Head Caught Up Pig's Butt

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.19.2015 | Weird News

Animals sometimes get their heads stuck in small spaces, but the results aren't always this crappy. A vulture got more than it bargaine...

Smithfield Sellout: Will Americans Pay the Price?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green
Andrew Gunther

Despite the ever-growing concern among U.S. consumers about the impact of intensive livestock operations on our health and the local environment, the nation's largest pork producer has sold out, making an already appalling situation a whole lot worse.

Weekly Pulse: GOP Would Privatize Medicare, Gut Medicaid

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger On Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveiled a draft budget resolution for 2012. Ryan's program would pr...

Pig Business or Business Pigs?

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kurt Michael Friese

Ever feel like you were playing checkers and the other guy was playing chess? That's the sort of feeling I get often when I watch many of the recent ...

Life Cycle: Greening the Other White Meat

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Large, corporate pig farms are home to deep vats of untold tons of pig crap, called "lagoons," which regularly overflow or seep past inadequate lining into the earth.