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“Chanukah Glutton” & Latkes

Nothing signals Chanukah like latkes, those sometime addicting, sometime leaden potato pancakes fried in oil. A new book, edited by Emily Franklin titled, How To Spell Chanukah…And Other Holiday Dilemmas, contains a chapter: Chanukah Glutton by Tova Mirvis that captures the essence of the ruitual food. From How To Spell Chanukah…And Other Holiday Dilemmas: Chanukah Glutton by Tova […]

December 11th

The Superhero Diet

Superheroes–humans with powers beyond what any ordinary man or woman possesses–have the weight of the world on their shoulders. Surely they have an extensive fitness regimen to keep them in tip top shape but what do our favorite men of might eat that gives them the fuel they need to keep the world safe?

Since we’ll be meeting a slew of crime fighting hunks this summer, let’s break down what these comic book kings most likely feast on for overall health and fitness!

Vegan World Pie Chart

This is something I ran across awhile back and then ran across again and have wanted to cover for awhile but have put off — a pie chart on what would happen if the whole world became vegan. It’s pretty simple, but definitely fun and worth a quick look and share.

May 31st

Monsanto on MST3K

What does riffing on bad sci-fi films have to do with Monsanto? Usually, not much, which is why I was surprised to hear a reference to the biotech giant in an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K).

May 29th

Video: Ask Your Doctor About Meat™

Our food system is serious business and seriously broken, and it’s easy to get pretty doom and gloom about that. This video takes the heavy subjects of meat production, animal cruelty, and meat’s environmental impacts and sums it up with a little bit of a wink. OK, more like a big wink.

March 3rd