The World in Junk Food

Germany – Currywurst

Affectionately known as Germany’s favorite fast food, currywurst is named after the curry used to help flavor the dish. This popular street food is made with steamed and fried sausage, ketchup or tomato paste, curry powder, and other spices.

If you want to try Germany’s best fast food, you may just be in luck: the craze for currywurst has reached the U.S. Here is to the best of the wurst!

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Cambodia – Deep Fried Spiders

One of the most interesting junk food items comes from Cambodia – deep fried spiders. There is nothing metaphorical about this; a town nicknamed Spiderville is popular with locals and tourists alike!

These spiders are a particular tarantula variety called a-ping. Their common name is edible spider. The spiders are cooked until the contents of the abdomen – including organs, excrement, and possibly eggs – are more solid. Just add some BBQ sauce and the crunchy delicacy is complete!

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United Kingdom – Chocodilla

The original Chocodilla is made from a grilled tortilla filled with chocolate chips. That by itself sounds delicious. However, Taco Bell decided to up the ante and throw some KitKat’s into the mix. Even though this is only available in the UK, the chocolate-filled delight doesn’t seem too difficult to copy.



Styles of Wrestling from Around the World

Most of us are familiar with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). This brand rose in popularity within the 1980s, thanks to the likes of Hulk Hogan and “Macho Man” Randy Savage, who placed wrestling on the pop culture map. As time wore on, the WWE has built a mass marketing and entertainment empire through their larger-than-life personalities, including the likes of Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, and Triple H. Still, why some out there can state the WWE does profile some wrestling, it is a far cry from the true techniques that are involved in the sport itself.

Why You Should Travel While You’re Still Young

If you’re worried about embarking on a travel adventure and wondering whether it’ll negatively affect your life, the simple answer is “no, it won’t.” In fact, when you stop to take a closer look at it, the benefits considerably outweigh the risks. While in the past it may have looked like a frivolous undertaking, nowadays it’s considered a character-defining experience. If you have the chance to travel now, take it without thinking as your future-self will be forever grateful for the lessons, friends, and memories you will make.

Most Intense Long-Distance Marathons (Not for the Faint of Heart)

For those among us who love a challenge, these long-distance marathons and outdoor challenges are activities that can only be attempted after years of training, with the right gear, and only by those who are mentally ready to undergo such a feat. Here are some of the most intense and challenging marathons in the world.