The Food Environment Atlas tells you if you are in a food desert, or an oasis

Perhaps in the last year you’ve heard mention of the term “food desert” to describe an area with a dearth of grocery and fresh food options.  There are plenty of towns in the […]

Science Says High-Fructose Corn Syrup Is Pretty Much The Worst Thing Ever

Science attempts to de-mystify orange drink

Science attempts to de-mystify orange drink

The title pretty much says it all.

In addition to causing significant weight gain in lab animals, long-term consumption of high-fructose corn syrup also led to abnormal increases in body fat, especially […]

The Story of Bottled Water

From the animators who brought us The Meatrix, Store Wars, and The Story of Stuff, comes a new chapter in The Story of Stuff saga: The Story of Bottled Water.

If you haven’t already watched the 20-minute long “Story of Stuff” you should.  It’s pretty good, and the payoff in the end is that the […]

What I’m into: today

It’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from today.

50cycles bike accessories – Spooklight USB rechargable Wireless Bicycle Safety Indicator, brake light and iPod recharge –

The ultimate in touch-sensitive, USB-compatible, iPhone-friendly, rechargeable, bike safety. Kinda cool, i want it in a way that annoys me.

Did Cooking Give Humans An […]

UPDATE: Cooperation Enters the National Discussion on Healthcare

coop-healthcare

Good idea?  Bad idea?

Heck, i’m just excited to see this being seriously considered on the national stage.  Adopting a cooperative health care system in this country isn’t exactly taking baby-steps, but it is introducing the concept, and the […]

What I’m Into: lately

It’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from June 9th through June 11th:

Ecotrust Food & Farms – Farm to School –

Want to know what kinds of amazing food policies are being considered in the Oregon legislature? Ecotrust breaks it all down for you. Let's hear it for […]

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