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NYC Council Passes Ban On Foam Containers

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

New York City Council members passed legislation to clear the way for a ban on plastic foam containers Thursday. The approval came as a victory to May...

EXPLAINED: Science Behind Familiar Bar Trick

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.02.2013 | Science

Ever tried beer-tapping? No, not tapping a keg, but tapping the top of a bottle full of suds. If you've tried it, then you know that the bottle w...

Bubble Discovery May Boost Prosthetic Limb Research

| Posted 05.12.2013 | Science

by Lizzie Wade on 9 May 2013, 2:00 PM Another day, another groundbreaking physics experiment about bubbles. Although scientists have long unde...

Vintage Color Snapshots Of Russia

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts

It wasn't too long ago that we discovered the saturated beauty of early Russian photography, thanks to a compilation of images by 20th century artist ...

French Artist Michel Blazy Plays With Foam in a Monastery

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

Greeted with a sensation of grandeur amidst tall, stoic, vaulted archways and gothic pillars made of pale stone, Michel Blazy's work generates intrigue in the material presented.

David Chang: 'Alton Brown Sounds Like Boehner On Budget Deficit'

Posted 09.25.2011 | Food

Food Network star chef Alton Brown had some harsh words to say about molecular gastronomy to an "Alice Waters-loving back-to-basics" audience at the A...

In Defense Of Foam

The Washington Post | Posted 08.29.2011 | Food

Foam is to early-21st-century dining what balsamic vinegar was to the 1990s: It is everywhere, and often for no particular reason....

Diners Push Back Against Molecular, Trend-Chasing Food

Matthew Jacob | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Matthew Jacob

Have we moved beyond the era of "molecular gastronomy" and pomegranate pretentiousness? Can we speak in past tense of the Foam Decade? Let's hope so.