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10 Food Facts That Will Make You Question Everything You Believe In

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Have you ever wondered how figs are grown? I always assumed they were just like any other fruit, until I learned the truth about fig wasps, and I was so intrigued . . . and a little grossed out. If you've ever heard that you're eating dead wasps when you eat figs, don't panic! That's not exactly true. But the process of female and male fig wasps mating inside of figs, which are technically inverted flowers, is beyond interesting. You can read the full fig-growing process for yourself.

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