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Glow-in-the-Dark Popsicles: Talk about a light dessert: The next wave of glow-in-the-dark products are edible frozen snacks.

A dessert that glows like nuclear waste might not seem like a bright idea. But glow-in-the-dark necklaces have become such a sensation at carnivals and outdoor concerts that carnies are looking for the next craze.

"When you put a glowing object in your mouth there's bound to be worry at first," says Jim Clark of manufacturer Poppin' Glow. "Once you prove it's safe, it's the thing every kid has to try."

Poppin' Glow's fruity ices are no different from other frozen treats. It's the stick that actually glows. When it's in your girlfriend's mouth, don't forget to mention that she looks radiant tonight.

Caffeinated Doughnut: Not since that historic moment when someone's chocolate got mixed with someone else's peanut butter has American cuisine seen something like this — the caffeinated doughnut.

The Voodoo Doughnut shop in Portland, Ore., offers patrons the only pastry that effectively dunks itself in coffee.

The "Sasquatch claw" is filled with 100 mg of caffeine — about a cup-and-a-half of coffee — for people on the run, mostly late in the evenings, according to store owner Kenneth Pogson.

"Everyone asks if it's popular with cops and it just isn't," says Pogson. "I guess they don't want to be stereotyped."

Espresso Steak: For a caffeine sensation that's a little more meaty, Rippe's steak house in Seattle is offering a coffee-encrusted filet mignon — and, yes, you can order your meat decaffeinated.

Chef Allison Jester experimented with the dish while her manager was away. Now, the $30 entrée is made with Starbucks Espresso grounds, and it's one of the restaurant's most popular dishes.