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Entries by Joel Schwartzberg from 06/2008

New Secret Airline Fees

| Posted 06.17.2008 | Healthy Living

Say goodbye to the carefree days of free bag checking at the airport. More airliners are announcing they're going to be charging passengers for checki...

Calorie-ality Check in NYC

| Posted 06.19.2008 | Healthy Living

It's been two months since New York City restaurants with 15 or more nationwide outlets were compelled by law to publicly display calorie counts on all their products. This is particularly hard on Starbucks: Not only are the drinks outed, but those killer pastries as well.

New Discovery: More of the Worlds!

| Posted 06.25.2008 | Healthy Living

Last week, astronomers uncovered new planets in the celestial lounge: we'll wonder how quickly they'll take our jobs, then we'll build a border fence around the planet. That's just the kind of worldly neighbors we are.

The Circus: Saddest Show on Earth?

| Posted 06.27.2008 | Healthy Living

My kids and I recently went to the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey circus at New Jersey's Izod Center. One thing I didn't expect was a group of anti-circus protesters, shouting gory details of animal torture and holding crude signs.