Meet the new meat

Meet the new meat

Bad news for carnivores In January the National Institutes of Health reported that eating red meat daily can triple the presence of a chemical linked to heart disease, which affects nearly 610,000 people in the US each year and remains the number-one cause of death....
Lettuce May Not Be As Green As You Thought

Lettuce May Not Be As Green As You Thought

That wilted roughage that sits atop your burger, at best of dubious nutritious value, may leave a disproportionately large carbon footprint. Consider the work it took to chop, chill, and transport lettuce to your favorite burger joint. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon...
The heartbreaking Saga of Valentine’s Day candy

The heartbreaking Saga of Valentine’s Day candy

More than 120 years before a clucking rabbit made their chocolate synonymous with Easter, Richard and George Cadbury had taken over their father’s ailing tea business. Shifting their product line, they pitched cocoa and chocolate drinks to Victorian England’s most...
See You Later, Alligator

See You Later, Alligator

If you played tennis in the 1920s alongside French superstar René Lacoste, you would have been required to wear “tennis whites” consisting of a white, long-sleeved button-down shirt, long pants, and a tie. That’s a far cry from the radical colors Andre Agassi sported...
Let’s B2B this Popsicle Stand

Let’s B2B this Popsicle Stand

For some of us, Dream Pops once described music like The Church’s “Under The Milky Way” or Mazzy Star’s “Fade Into You.” But for Apple or Starbucks folks, Dream Pops is something completely different: a non-dairy, gluten-free sugary business-to-business deal targeting...