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California's Classic Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Highway

California's Classic Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Highway

David Code  06.24.2016
Most of my family's travel is international, but when my son suggested driving the Pacific Coast Highway from San Francisco down to Los...

Guns, Butter, and The Burden of Proof

David Katz, M.D.  06.22.2016
In all of biomedicine, spanning clinical care, medical research, and public health practice, we subscribe to the "precautionary principle."...
Grisly Chicken Farm Footage Just Business As Usual, Activists Say

Grisly Chicken Farm Footage Just Business As Usual, Activists Say

Hilary Hanson  05.26.2016
An undercover investigation at a farm contracted with meat giant Tyson Foods shows horrific treatment of chickens, but what’s...
6 Research-Based Tips That Will Help You Cut Down on Meat

6 Research-Based Tips That Will Help You Cut Down on Meat

Marta Zaraska  05.24.2016
For most people, reducing meat consumption is simply not that easy. Luckily, though, if you'd like to reduce your meat consumption -- and...
Meat Hunger Is Real For Some People, But You're Probably Not One Of Them

Meat Hunger Is Real For Some People, But You're Probably Not One Of Them

Marta Zaraska  05.10.2016
Is your craving for a steak or for a rasher of crisply fried bacon a real physiological need? Not exactly. There is one thing that many...

"Humane" Meat Does Not Exist

Anna Pippus  04.22.2016
o many of us stash our discomfort with what's happening to animals in the theoretical possibility of humane meat. If we are ever to relieve...
Get Your Locally Sourced, Sustainably Raised Meats -- At A Vending Machine!

Get Your Locally Sourced, Sustainably Raised Meats -- At A Vending Machine!

Modern Farmer  04.20.2016
Photo by Andrew Amelinckx Joshua Applestone likes to point out how the automatic teller machine, what we typically refer to as an ATM,...
The Most Overrated And Underrated Cuts Of Beef

The Most Overrated And Underrated Cuts Of Beef

Thrillist  04.19.2016
By: Dan Gentile Credit: Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock (edited) Although most every beef cut has its time and place, some have wrongly...

Lisbon's Food Circus for Foodies

Rick Steves  04.18.2016
My favorite new eating place in Lisbon is a market turned into a food circus for foodies. The venerable Mercado da Ribeira hosts the Time...

Climate Change This Week: Big Savings Via Family Planning, Zooming Emissions, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte  04. 5.2016
The Black Holes of Greenland are cryoconites are created when a deposited mass of soot, consisting of glued amalgums created by bacteria,...
Ending the Vegetarian Debate Before It Starts

Ending the Vegetarian Debate Before It Starts

Mike Sheridan  03.31.2016
We grew a bigger brain and became human when we started eating meat. And looking at the animal-to-plant ratios in the hunter-gatherer tribes...
Ostrich ... It's What's For Dinner

Ostrich ... It's What's For Dinner

Modern Farmer  03.29.2016
Ostrich farming in the United States has never had a lot of staying power. But with the ever-increasing focus on climate change and greenhouse...
The Carnivore Castrophe - Eating Our Way Into Oblivion

The Carnivore Castrophe - Eating Our Way Into Oblivion

AJ Hartnett  03.22.2016
"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." --Michael Pollan I am going to talk hard science, but sometimes I like to use metaphors to tell...