Does size matter? If you're going for a GuinnessWorld Record and you've got 18 hours to wait around for the payoff, lengthmeans everything. In this case, the tasty record-setter was the world's largest pizza—a nearly mile-long (5,234 feet) margheritapie baked for 18 hours at the Milan Expo 2015. According to Foxnews.com, the mothership of all pizzas was a labor of love for 60-plus Italian pizza-makers who worked through the night June 20.A Guinness judge certified that the cheesy behemothwas indeedthe world's longest pizza. Expo organizers said the margherita miler, created in honor of the margherita's 126th birthday, was constructed with1.7 tons of flour, 1.5 tons of mozzarella, 2 tons of tomato sauce, 5 whole onions and an unknowable supply of olive oil. The record-breaking pizza weighedin at about 5 tons.
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With transgender news front and center thanks to Caitlyn Jenner'smedia debut, an Olympia, Washington, organization is helping LGBTkids cope through the simple healing fellowship of a pizza party. The Olympian reports Pizza Klatch, which has been sharing pizza and support for local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgenderyouths and their allies for about eight years, has earned a $25,000 grant from State Farm Insurance Company. The group holds LGBT awareness and education sessions during pizza get-togethers at local high schools.With piespurchased fromlocal pizzerias likeBrewery City Pizza or Round Table Pizza, Pizza Klatchholds meetingsin ninedifferent local high schools, serving about 60 pizzas to between 175-250 students each week.Each meeting has two trained facilitators, and all students are welcome to come and talk. “It’s just a place where people can feel accepted and loved for exactly who they are,”says Jessica McKimmie, Pizza Klatch executive director.