Reading While Eating for Jan. 30: Make Today a Carrot Day

In today's must-read links for your lunch break: carrots, cupcakes and cute lil' dog sneezes.

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A vendor throws water on a pile of carrots as he waits for customers on outskirts of Jalalabad city, January 29, 2013.

Vitamin C: Are you eating carrots right now? I know, right, HOW DID WE KNOW?! Because carrots are one of the most famous vegetables in the world, according to @RealCarrotFacts. Follow along for a real carrot fact every day; you’ll be glad you did. (And remember: “Baby carrots is still carrots.”) (Twitter)

If you’ve been eating carrot cake instead: Rebel Wilson has a new T-shirt line for people who eat cupcakes and donuts. She’s betting these people also want them all over their bods. (She’s right). (BuzzFeed)

Give ’em the scraps: An architect named Bow-Wow designs teeny tiny buildings for the “leftovers” of urban space. It’s called pet architecture because it’s so dang cute. (And no, he’s no relation to the rapper formerly known as Lil’ Bow Wow. Who has a kid now, by the way.) (FlavorWire)

So organized it’s scary: This wall of stuff is just daring you to mess it up and lose a real-life game of Tetris. (The Daily

Fourth, fifth and sixth meals: The best Doritos flavor is getting the TB treatment. Cool Ranch Doritos tacos at Taco Bell, guys! Our childhood (or let’s be real, late-night munchie) dreams are coming true. (

Time for a dinner party: Jane Austen apparently invented this term, and she’s not the only author who made up these totally wacky words people use all the time. Like “runcible spoon.” Thanks, Edward Lear! (The Week)

Or we can dust the furniture: In the topsy-turvy world of children’s book hero Amelia Bedelia, that means throw dust all over the furniture. Amelia Bedelia is 50 years old, and she’s still stealing bases. (Mental Floss)

Forget biscuits: Dog sneezes are the cutest, ammirite? This time we’re not even talking about Bow Wow. (The Today Show)

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