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Iran Winning The Ice Cream Cold War

on Tuesday, Apr. 2nd

Because sometimes the oddest news that manages to have the most insight into the state of world affairs is a Foreign Policy blog post about ice cream world records:

On Monday, the Iranian ice cream company Choopan appeared to unseat Baskin-Robbins as the reigning Guinness World Record holder for the largest tub of ice cream. In celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, Choopan made a five-ton batch of chocolate ice cream in a carton more than six feet wide and five feet tall. Representatives from the Guinness Book of World Records were on hand to observe the occasion but have yet to announce whether the Iranian company officially beat Baskin-Robbins’s 2005 record of four tons of vanilla.

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