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Another Charles Has a Birthday

This time, it's Charles Darwin, born on February 12, 203 years ago. You may celebrate by having a Phylum Feast.

According to MMN, "Darwin enthusiasts have been holding yearly Phylum Feasts on Feb. 12 since at least the 1970s. A Phylum Feast is a potluck dinner in which all the dishes are as biodiverse as possible — ideally, each should come from a different phylum. Darwin reportedly enjoyed eating "birds and beasts ... unknown to human palate," and many people still see this as a way to embrace our evolutionary past. "

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