A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.
Bring on the beans, cabbage, kale, and broccoli! Turns out, eating gas-producing foods may help your gut get the nutrients it needs. (According to a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic, "a healthy individual can have up to 18 flatulences per day and be perfectly normal.") [NPR]
A bill introduced in Congress this week could ban exotic or wild animals from performing in traveling circuses, where living conditions are often dangerous and distressing. [The Dodo]
Remember how we told you last week about NYC's Cinnamon Snail raising money for new wheels? We're relieved to hear the beloved food truck met its $82,000 goal and is already back on the streets hawking BBQ tempeh sandwiches and vegan raspberry cheesecake donuts. [Kickstarter]