From scorpions to maggot-infested cheese, these delicacies are only for the adventurous.
From garlic-sautéed garden snails in Paris, guinea pig in Ecuador or deep-fried scorpion in Beijing, there's a taboo snack for every taste bud. For wannabe "Fear Factor" contestants, or if you're just on the hunt for gross gastronomic delights, here's a list of icky delectables from around the world.
Before the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, humans got their food by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Scientists are turning to these ancient me... More Before the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, humans got their food by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Scientists are turning to these ancient methods of subsistence for insights into how we can feed our growing global population in years to come—without overwhelming the planet. In its September 2014 issue, National Geographic magazine explores the evolution of the human diet across a wide spectrum of cultures: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/evolution-of-diet/ By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet: http://food.nationalgeographic.com.
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