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Junk Food Blog has a bunch of new bits that made our eyebrows dance around: coffee flavor enhancers, ScottC-endorsed breakfast cereals, ninja chewing gum, a new Chinese energy drink, the latest candy to be zapped with white chocolate, the combination of two great evils: cookies and Cinnabon, and lastly, gum for the drama queen(s) in your life.

Why the ISS was the place to be for New Year's Eve. Must have been a killer party.