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Are you a fussy egg handler, quickly washing your hands after touching raw eggs and never, never licking batter from a spoon or bowl if a raw egg has been mixed with it (for fear of salmonella)? In terms of … Continue reading
Including for your children. At least according to Dr. A. E. Carrol: __________ As for me, I’m a big consumer of Diet Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice–I probably drink about a liter or two of it a day. It has Splenda … Continue reading
This piece of advice comes from Matthew Walker, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at UC Berkeley, as reported at The Atlantic Monthly website: “I think you have about 16 hours of optimal functioning before the brain needs to go offline … Continue reading
Thanks, McDonald’s: Obesity is Killing America’s Economic Competitiveness by Ballooning Health Care Costs
So says Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup and author of The Coming Jobs War. In an interview at Gallup’s Management Journal, he tags obesity and fruitless late-life interventions as the two chief reasons that Americans spend so much more than … Continue reading
At her Twitter feed, the brave Saudi feminist, Eman Al Nafjan, who blogs at SaudiWoman, linked to International Have a Meal with a Muslim Day, which I take as an endorsement. And I’ve also been informed that an imam in Baltimore … Continue reading
In response to the Florida pastor who recently called people to an “International Burn a Koran Day,” I thought I’d set my own International event, a siren call, not to hate, but to love and dialogue: September 17, 2010: International Have … Continue reading
In response to the “Burn the Quran Day” Florida pastor, I’ve decided to promote a counter day: The First International Have a Meal with a Muslim Day Or coffee. Initiate dialogues, not bonfires. And so The First International Have a Meal with a Muslim … Continue reading
Though it never went viral, I thought this guy’s response to Republican arugula outrage was amusing: And I found arugula being sold at Walmart and posted a picture of it:
This according to Bloomberg: Demand for seasonal-flu vaccinations has soared because of public awareness of the H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, Cohn said. Walgreen administered twice as many doses in September as in the entire 2008 flu season, he … Continue reading
A spinach, egg, and cheese burrito, as well as some eggs and ketchup on the side. What? And I ate them on this cool Japanese Zen-looking plate I got at Target a couple of days ago. My wife doesn’t think … Continue reading
Did cooking play a big role in making us human? A new book discusses the evolutionary pressure that cooking placed on the human body, brain, and social instincts, and Slate just reviewed it. Money quote: Cooked food, by contrast [with … Continue reading
Metaphorically, so to speak. My wife (who is British) and I love to watch Ramsey’s Kitchen Nightmares, and it turns out that The BBC’s uber-chef was in our town (in California) trying to shape up one of our local restaurants. This … Continue reading
At dusk, above the heads of two hundred movie goers standing bored and perhaps too politely in line, two-thousand egg-shaped leaves cupping ten-thousand unbuttered white blossoms, salting in the ocean air
fat black bee with bitty bee face burrowing a blood red rose buzzing