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(New Scientist)   Cabbage may blue your future food and that's a good thing   (newscientist.com) divider line
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2021-04-07 8:58:16 PM  
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2021-04-07 11:21:18 PM  
Yeah, cabbage blew something when I eat it, if you know what I mean.
 
2021-04-07 11:55:34 PM  
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2021-04-07 11:58:39 PM  
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2021-04-07 11:59:26 PM  
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2021-04-08 12:03:20 AM  
Cabbages are fine in any color, but where are the kings?
 
2021-04-08 12:34:32 AM  
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2021-04-08 2:06:12 AM  
George Carlin - Where's the Blue Food?
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2021-04-08 3:23:34 AM  
Was anyone really craving blue food? Even blueberries aren't blue.
 
2021-04-08 3:26:49 AM  
sugar-coated lentils??!?
 
2021-04-08 4:51:08 AM  
No natural blue eyes? Is indigo toxic or something?
 
2021-04-08 8:12:42 AM  
Could it be used to make some sort of....

..waffle?
 
2021-04-08 9:04:47 AM  
Indigo, which comes from the indigo plant (Indigofera), has been used for probably at least 4,000 years. ... Indigo appears to be licensed for use as a food dye in the U.S. ...

When psilocybin mushrooms are bruised or oxidized by exposure, Indol, a base chemical, turns blue.
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2021-04-08 11:35:26 AM  

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Approves.
 
2021-04-08 11:41:16 AM  
Now, Pamela Denish at the University of California,


When I read this line, I thought Pamela Denish was the name of the dye.

/cause dyes can have some pretty outlandish names
 
2021-04-08 4:04:43 PM  
Just what I've been waiting for.
 
2021-04-08 4:27:29 PM  
What is the blue stuff they stamp meat inspections made from?
 
2021-04-08 6:58:33 PM  
I like adding a little cabbage to my ramen. Other than making my farts smellier and more voluminous it seems to do a body good.
 
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