There’s Meat in that Marketing Taco

There’s Meat in that Marketing Taco

Taco Bell ad pros at DraftFCB have always been known for their creativity. But will the agency’s most recent idea, a completely immersive Taco Bell experience, give the company the boost it needs to appease concerns over its financial future? In 2011, Taco Bell was...
Domo Arigato, Nurse Roboto

Domo Arigato, Nurse Roboto

We talk about “seeing the doctor.” But it’s really the nurse we spend most of our face-to-face health care time with. These are the unsung heroes most likely to greet you, take your vitals, listen to your medical complaints and ask all of those embarrassing questions....
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...