Cooking can be a valuable social connector for kids, teens and families -- more delicious than any web experience could ever hope to be. If families started cooking together, and then eating together, there's a good chance they could create healthy taste memories to last a lifetime.
Penguin and Random House got married and rode off into the sunset, but HarperCollins hasn't given up just yet. This week, HarperCollins' publishing promiscuity invited another player into the mix: Simon & Schuster.
One thing consistently puzzles me: there's a significant disconnect between policy makers and people who are working on actual problems in the grassroots. Wendy Kopp and Gerald Chertavian should not have to hire a lobbying firm.