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An Unstoppable Fungus Might Make Bananas Go Extinct

Colombia has declared a state of emergency due to the return of a deadly fungus that wiped out an entire species of banana decades ago.
Jelisa Castrodale
5 days ago
best before

I Bought a Vintage Banana Cookbook and Accidentally Opened a Sarcophagus of Horrors

There was once a universe where people thought bananas, boiled ham, mustard, and Velveeta should all be in the same dish.
Hilary Pollack
11.29.18
Drugs

Cops Find $18 Million of Cocaine Hidden in Bananas Donated to Texas Prison

C'mon, guys. At this point, putting cocaine in fruit is, like, the pumpkin spice of smuggling techniques.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.25.18
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We Declare This Oddly Satisfying Banana Packaging a Blessed Image

PLEASE GIVE WHOEVER DESIGNED THIS AN AWARD.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.9.18
Money

Bananacoin Is a Real-Life Cryptocurrency—and People Are Actually Buying It

Developers say that in addition to being a good investment, banana prices are also easy enough for our parents to understand. OK.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.24.18
Recipe

Banoffee Paella

Don't worry, it's not bananas and rice. It's bananas and AMAZING.
Dominique Ansel
9.29.17
Op-Eds

Aminé's 'Good For You' Sounds Like How It Feels to Be Young Right Now

The Portland rapper's debut pokes fun at life and what it's like to feel simultaneously connected and disconnected from what’s going on.
Aranya Tatapudi
8.3.17
Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, Farming Is a Political Statement

Increasingly, eating local isn’t just about health and taste—it’s about asserting Hong Kong’s autonomy in the face of mainland China.
Christopher DeWolf
7.24.17
Workaholics

Workaholics: Bananas Foster Is the Fanciest Dessert You Can Make in Under 10 Minutes

Pastry chef Dana Cree shows us how to make the classic New Orleans dessert, homemade vanilla ice cream, and one epic, sparkly sundae.
Sydney Mondry
3.31.17
Recipe

Bananas Foster

This classic dessert is a show-stopping end to any meal.
Dana Cree
3.29.17
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These Frozen Bananas Are Secretly Healthy But Don't Taste Like It

You can probably figure out how to make them just by looking, but we wrote up the recipe for you anyway.
Munchies Staff
2.2.17
Recipe

Spirulina and Banana Chocolate Smoothie

A mixture of bananas, hemp milk, coconut, Spirulina, and chocolate makes this smoothie a meal in and of itself.
Chronixx
12.15.16
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