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Paris Shooter Left A Trail Of Pizza Crumbs Leading Police Right To Him

The world has been thrust into a state of constant disarray lately, no thanks to the continual attacks by radical religious groups. Despite how tragic and awful the attack in Paris was, this constant barrage of brutality in the media is hardening us. It’s been happening so regularly that we view it as just another day in the life of an earthling. For Christ’s sake, there was a fucking terrorist attack today that left 31 dead and over one hundred injured in Brussels, Belgium.

Screen Shot 2016-03-22 at 3.14.02 PMAt the very least, we can celebrate when somebody who is responsible for the attack goes down for it. Even though our world is on fire, the one thing that we will never get complacent with is justice’s swift kick to the nuts. After all, the last member of the ISIS cell that bombed Paris was captured, and that’s one nut-tapping we can all get behind.

Salah Abdeslam, 26, was the last remaining piece of shit on the run until his particular stomach led to his arrest. After the initial bombing in Paris, police subsequently raided his hotel room and found several empty pizza boxes, among other things. After several months of tracking the slimy dickwaffle down, they finally narrowed his location to the vicinity of his old neighborhood in Brussels.

Police had been following leads that eventually led to the home of an unnamed female accomplice. According to their records, she was the only resident of the household. So when a particularly large order of pizza was delivered to one woman, suspicion was predictably aroused. Officers raided the home and shot Abdeslam in the leg as he charged him, apparently attempting suicide by cop. He was apprehended and arrested shortly thereafter. Looks like Abdeslam better start getting used to gruel, because that’s all he’ll be eating for the rest of his short, shitty life.

 

 

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Sources: Wikipedia, Grubstreet

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These ‘F*ck You Fries’ Are Being Used As A Sign Of Solidarity For Brussels

Here at Foodbeast, we try to keep you guys entertained and informed with food stories that, at least to some degree, matter to you. We don’t reach for angles during tragedy, and we usually steer clear of that vertical, but when people use food to make a strong statement, it cannot go unnoticed.

There was a tragic attack in Brussels, Belgium Tuesday morning, which affected hundreds of lives directly and millions of lives indirectly. With Brussels being known for its French Fries, several people on social media used the food as a symbol of strength, anger, and many other feelings that  are being produced at this time of mourning.

Most notably, this photo of a 2008 Burger King ad has surfaced, where the fries are shaped to look like a middle finger. The ad was originally in protest toward a toll booth in New Zealand, according to Mashable, but it is now being used in response to the attacks in Brussels.

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The “Fuck You Fries” aren’t the only form of fries being shared throughout the internet, as the food is also being used in less aggressive ways, but equally as impactful.

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We are free. Forever #belgium #brussels #free #frites #orval #belgianreddevils

A photo posted by Stephane Viroux (@s_viroux) on

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Nothing brings people together like food, but it’s a shame that it has to relate to such hardships we face in this world.

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The World’s Most Hipster Vegetable You Haven’t Heard About: Kale Brussels Sprouts

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When I first read that the tasty, meaty, and amazingly versatile Brussels sprout was basically a baby cabbage, I was crushed. Because cabbage is disgusting. Kale, on the other hand, is also pretty disgusting, but only if not steamed or sautéed or prepared in any way to make it palatable to humans instead of rabbits. Like Brussels sprouts, Kale is also trendy as F.

For one British vegetable breeding company, this similarity was reason enough to combine the two greens into perhaps the most hipster-beloved Frankenveggie of our times: a kale and Brussels sprouts hybrid called the Kalette (also, BrusselKale). Since 1995, Tozer Seeds has worked on perfecting the little mutant, at first in hopes of boosting Brussels sales in the U.K., but now in an effort to create green, leafy, kale-Brussels-AND-hybrid food gold.

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To be available in the U.S. come fall, Kalettes promise to provide “a fresh fusion of sweet and nutty” and “the best flavors of kale and Brussels sprouts” through their weirdly pretty miniature kale leaves on Brussels stalks. Slate’s L.V. Anderson did complain, though, that the vegetables’ flavors are not the draw, but their textures. We figure we’re good as long as we can still #hashtag the crap out of them.

H/T + PicThx Modern Farmer