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Edible tape invented to stop your burrito from falling apart

London (CNN) — Four US engineering students were brainstorming the perfect invention for their product design course, when lunch inspiration — literally — fell into their laps.

“Erin was eating a burrito and the tortilla opened all over her,” one of the four, Tyler Guarino tells CNN. “It hit her then — this is a problem that we can solve.”

Guarino, Erin Walsh, Marie Eric and Rachel Nie were seniors at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore when they embarked on their mission to create an edible tape that could hold wraps and burritos together last year.

Today, they are proud

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Edible tape invented to stop your burrito from falling apart

London (CNN) — Four US engineering students were brainstorming the perfect invention for their product design course, when lunch inspiration — literally — fell into their laps.

“Erin was eating a burrito and the tortilla opened all over her,” one of the four, Tyler Guarino tells CNN. “It hit her then — this is a problem that we can solve.”

Guarino, Erin Walsh, Marie Eric and Rachel Nie were seniors at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore when they embarked on their mission to create an edible tape that could hold wraps and burritos together last year.

Today, they are proud

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‘Dr. Beach’ names the top 10 US beaches for 2022

(CNN) — A wild expanse on North Carolina’s Outer Banks has earned the top spot on an annual list of America’s best beaches.

Ocracoke Island’s Lifeguarded Beach is the No. 1 stretch of sand for 2022, according to coastal scientist Stephen Leatherman, also known as “Dr. Beach.”

Leatherman, a professor and director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University, has been ranking America’s best beaches since 1991.

He uses 50 criteria to evaluate 650 public beaches in the US. The criteria include beach width, sand softness, water temperature and color, wildlife and more.

Ocracoke is only accessible

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‘Firewater’ for dessert? Chinese spirit brand Moutai creates baijiu-infused ice cream

(CNN) — Moutai, a clear and potent spirit famed its incredibly strong taste, is known for being the drink-of-choice amongst many Chinese politicians and businesspeople looking to impress their colleagues.

And now, the prestigious brand is hoping it can tap into a younger market by launching its very first Moutai ice cream store, selling sweet treats infused with the notoriously strong spirit that’s 53% alcohol.

The first ever Moutai Ice Cream shop opened on May 19 in the lobby of the Moutai International Hotel in the city of Zunyi in southwest Guizhou province. The Kweichow Moutai group, which produces the

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How airline ticket scalpers took over the Chinese travel market

Editor’s Note — A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here.

(CNN) — When I made up my mind to travel outside of Hong Kong in early March, the city’s daily Covid-19 case count had just passed 50,000, with the highest fatality rate in the world.

But I was trying to go to Shanghai, my hometown, for the first time in more than two years.

I knew traveling from a Covid hotspot to an

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