Start Stockpiling Maple Syrup

Adrian Chen · 03/29/12 09:18AM

While we were all frolicking, naked, in our kiddie pools during last week's crazy heat wave, the nation's maple farmers were shedding tears of sweet sadness: This year's tropical temperatures are devastating maple production. For the love of all things breakfast: start stockpiling maple syrup.

Selling Fake Maple Syrup Could Soon Be a Federal Felony

Adrian Chen · 10/25/11 05:08PM

Wait! Before you pour maple syrup on your evening pancake stack: Are you sure that's real maple syrup and not some poisonous impostor? A Vermont senator wants to make selling fake syrup a felony, punishable by hard prison time.