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13 Amazing Headlines Involving Bacon

Extra, extra! Read all about it! Bacon is all over the news, and some of the stories about it are pretty crazy. What will people come up with next? Bacon-flavored Scope? Yes. It's happening.

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Food vendors battled it out for the title of "Best Bacon Item" at the Iowa State Fair. Some contenders were Double-Bacon Corn Dogs and Bacon-Wrapped Eggs.

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The price of bacon is steadily rising, so hold on to your BLTs a little tighter.

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Here's the kicker: This is the burglar's second time getting caught!

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They weren't as hard to get as Beyonce tickets, but you still had to be diligent. Bacon lovers mean business.

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Eating a BLT can help boost your metabolism after a long night drinking. Says researcher Elin Roberts, "Bread is high in carbohydrates and bacon is full of protein, which breaks down into amino acids. Your body needs these amino acids, so eating them will make you feel good." SCIENCE.

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It was a whopper! (And it won a Guinness World Record.)

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What? Is it covered in gold? (Yes. It actually has edible gold dust on it.)

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The winner? Dave "Coondog Dawg" O'Karma. He ate 40 pieces of bacon in five minutes.

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A study in the publication "Annals in Otology, Rhinology and Larynology" found that sticking strips of bacon up the nose stopped bleeding. You learn something new everyday.

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Instead of pretzels and chips, you get a BASKET OF BACON to eat while drinking.

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Yo dawg, I heard you love bacon, so I put bacon on a bacon burger and topped it with bacon cheddar cheese.

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There is such a thing as bacon cured with coffee! And you can learn how to do it in Portland. Now if only Portland State University had a Bacon major, then everything would be perfect.

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Someone's in trouble? Sounds like a job for bacon.