MREs

Son of Spam – a fun article about the US military’s latest advances in creating edible and long lasting food for troops on the move.

Says Darsch: “It wasn’t the four-letter words” in soldiers’ letters that caused his lab to abandon its “father knows best mentality” about MREs [meals ready to eat]. “It was the intriguing combination of four-letter words.” [via Metafilter]

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