We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created...– Albert Einstein (via veganexperience)
Congress Declares Pizza a Vegetable →
- Health Community Confused but Secretly Ecstatic Haha, I jest. “Secretly Cringing” is probably more accurate. Now if you want to order a thin-wheat-crust, light cheese, heavy veggie pizza and say you got some vegetable servings, I’m on board. But I remember those lunch room pizzas and there’s not a recognizable vegetable in sight. It seems the argument is that the tomato...
14 "Diet" Foods that Make You Fat! →
Diet Foods That Make You Fat Thanks to confusing labels and unearned reputations, it’s difficult to know what’s good for you If you’re reading Prevention.com, you’re probably interested in buying the healthiest foods. Just like us, you may even reach automatically for items with a “health halo,” such as spaghetti sauce (love that lycopene!), or labels like...
A Gentle Push for Bikers, Not a Shove →
So New York City is trying to encourage people to ride bikes more often by offering up a community bike share. Great idea! And as much as I won’t even look at a bike without a helmet on and think anyone who doesn’t wear one is a moron of the highest degree, I don’t think the law should require you to wear one. If you get your brain splattered across the pavement because a helmet...
Ask Michael Pollan: →
These questions for Mr. Pollan were submitted by New York Times readers. The first 10 questions below were the most popular among those we received. They were answered by Mr. Pollan on Oct. 6, 2011, after the Food Issue was originally published. This is great stuff from Mr. Food Expert himself. He covers everything from how to eat organic on a budget, to the farm bill, soy and beyond....
10 Golden Lessons from Steve Jobs
His accomplishments and character helped define a generation and change the world. He is co-founder of the fairytale company we now know as Apple Computers. And he is the visionary of the personal computers world that led the entire computer hardware and software industry to restructure itself. This man with boundless energy and charisma is also a master of hype, hyperbole and the catchy...