Don't Throw that Rice! 7 Fun Alternatives

No one really knows where the urban myth came from, but around the 1980s there was this whisper passing through all wedding communities that throwing rice had disastrous consequences on opportunistic pigeons that flew in after the party. Someone somewhere convinced everyone that these poor birds' stomachs would explode due to undigested starch and so the tradition of throwing rice at the happily wedded couple as they exited the church/temple slowly died out. Recent evidence has...