Scott Pham http://nhpr.org en Booches' Famous Burgers Seek New Buns After Hostess Plant Closes http://nhpr.org/post/booches-famous-burgers-seek-new-buns-after-hostess-plant-closes Twinkie hoarders, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/11/16/165272623/twinkies-hostess-brand-may-die-but-the-iconic-snack-cakes-never-will">artists</a>, and Ding Dong enthusiasts weren't the only consumers affected when Hostess started <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/hostess-wins-judges-final-approval-to-wind-down-twinkie-maker/2012/11/30/b98148f0-3aae-11e2-9258-ac7c78d5c680_story.html">shutting down</a> plants across America just a few weeks ago. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 17:32:00 +0000 Scott Pham 17719 at http://nhpr.org Booches' Famous Burgers Seek New Buns After Hostess Plant Closes McRib Fans May Have To Wait Till Christmas For Their Sandwich Fix http://nhpr.org/post/mcrib-fans-may-have-wait-till-christmas-their-sandwich-fix It's not quite as iconic as falling leaves, crisp air, and football, but the McDonald's McRib is usually something folks look forward to enjoying in the autumn months. Not happening this year, according to a company memo <a href="http://adage.com/article/news/mcrib-save-christmas/237233/">obtained</a> by <em>Advertising Age</em>.<br /> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:10:00 +0000 Scott Pham 13195 at http://nhpr.org McRib Fans May Have To Wait Till Christmas For Their Sandwich Fix New Moo-Bile App Helps Keep Cows Cool And Farmers Updated http://nhpr.org/post/new-moo-bile-app-helps-keep-cows-cool-and-farmers-updated When it's hot and humid, you probably don't want to move much and aren't very hungry. The same goes for cows; but when they don't eat, farmers lose money.<p>Researchers at the University of Missouri think they can help avoid those losses. They've produced a <a href="http://thermalnet.missouri.edu/ThermalAid/index.html" target="_blank">new mobile app</a> that can detect the threat of heat stress in cows using nothing more than a smartphone.<p>Heat stress can persist for three days before an animal starts eating less. Mon, 06 Aug 2012 21:34:00 +0000 Scott Pham 10247 at http://nhpr.org New Moo-Bile App Helps Keep Cows Cool And Farmers Updated