Cookbooks for the Hard-to-Shop-For

December 17, 2014

You’re down to the last few on the holiday shopping list, and this is when […]


Read It and You’ll Never Buy a Mexican Tomato Again

December 15, 2014

  This weekend the Los Angles Times wrapped up an explosive 4-part investigative series exposing […]

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Holiday Weight Gain: The Unwanted, Un-returnable Gift of the Season

December 12, 2014

  The holidays are fattening. That’s true. We pack on the pounds. That’s a myth. […]


Top Food Inventions of 2014

December 10, 2014

It wasn’t just cronut-inspired pastry hybrids. 2014 brought the doughssant, the doughscuit, and the crookie. You […]


Nothing Says Merry Christmas Like Custom, Edible, and Anatomically Correct

December 8, 2014

Your name on a Christmas stocking is so old school. Custom gifts that use digital […]

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There Really is an ISIS Jihadi Cookbook- because even a Mujahideen marches on its stomach

December 3, 2014

  ISIS is actively recruiting women to help with the domestic side of holy war.  The jihadists are […]

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The Holiday Diet Detox

November 25, 2014

  The typical Thanksgiving meal is a whopping 4,500 calories. That’s two days’ worth of food for […]


Give Just 18 Minutes to Our Most Critical Food Issues

November 21, 2014

  It’s nearly Thanksgiving; the whole country already has food on the brain. Why not […]


And You Thought Tofurkey was as Weird as Thanksgiving Could Get

November 17, 2014

Just when we’re recovering from the fall onslaught of pumpkin spice flavored everything, here come the […]


Are You a Music-Nerd-Slash-Foodie?

November 14, 2014

  If you’re a music-nerd/foodie, it’s your golden age. Restaurants are adding music directors who create musical pairings […]


Detroit, Michigan: The New Back Forty

November 10, 2014

There aren’t enough jobs, enough people, or enough tax revenue, but one thing Detroit has plenty […]


A Device that Distills Coca-Cola into Clean Drinking Water

November 5, 2014

  The Real Thing is a Dutch art installation that challenges us to think about […]

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Made With Conviction

November 3, 2014

  Forget about license plates. Prison labor has been used to make everything from IKEA furniture […]


Fast Food in the Age of Transparency

October 30, 2014

    It’s not as nasty as you think. That’s the message of McDonald’s latest ad campaign. McDonald’s […]

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You probably encountered a dozen pig by-products before you even left your house this morning

October 27, 2014

  Your world is awash in pig parts. Pig-derived ingredients add color to soap, a […]

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