Nearly 73 Million Sharks Are Killed Yearly For Soup; Ben & Jerry’s Schweddy Balls Flavor a Possibility


American’s three favorite foods? According to a new Oxfam poll, they’re pizza, steak, and chicken. [TIME]

Nearly 73 million sharks are killed every year for shark-fin soup, which is having devastating effects on the ocean food chain. [The Atlantic]

Ben & Jerry’s won’t deny that their newest flavor will be “Schweddy Balls,” named after the SNL skit featuring Alec Baldwin. [Daily News]

The Christian Science Monitor finally answers the question “How big can a lobster get?” [CS Monitor]

The opera singer accused of slapping another customer at the UWS Trader Joe’s over a frozen vegan pad Thai dinner has been found not guilty in Manhattan Criminal Court. [NY Times]