Rahul Ghosh

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Holding Big Food Accountable for False Claims of Responsible Marketing to Children

<b>By Michele Simon and Cara Wilking</b><p>Looking back at 2013, while the food movement made progress in certain areas (such as school food and GMO labeling), when it comes to exploitative food marketing to children meaningful change remains elusive. Let's Move director and White House chef Sam Kass …

'Not responsible marketing': Parents group lashes McDonald's for kids book giveaway

McDonald’s has come under fire from a parents’ group for a promotion it claims is encouraging children to eat more fast food to collect books.<p>Healthy …

McDonald's

ICON_SEARCH

Why Does it Matter?<p>Responsibly Grown was developed to address some of the serious challenges facing agriculture today.<p>Why Does it Matter?<p>What Do We …

Agriculture

Stock market shrugs off exposé of Amazon work culture

A press report detailing an allegedly soulless, dystopian workplace at the online retailer generated headlines but has had minimal impact on the bottom line<p>A dark and lengthy exposé of the work culture of Amazon, the world’s most powerful online retailer echoed round the world last week. The …

Jeff Bezos

The strange case of Santander and suspicious withdrawals

Spanish bank tipped customer off over fraud then refused to pay a refund<p><b>I’m in dispute with Santander over unauthorised withdrawals made from my current account.</b><p><b>At around midday on 28 June, I received an automated call from Santander informing me there was suspicious activity regarding my account.</b> …

Identity Theft

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

People with this personality type are more likely to become entrepreneurs — here's why

Science suggests there's one personality type that's more likely to ditch the corporate structure and work for themselves.<p>A new report from Truity Psychometrics, a provider of online personality and career assessments, found in its ranking of the personality types most likely to be self-employed …

Psychology

How New Jersey Tamed The Wild Blueberry For Global Production

Nearly every plant that we now depend on for food — from wheat to beans to tomatoes — comes from ancestors that once grew wild on hills and in forests.<p>In most cases, we don't know who, exactly, tamed those plants. We don't know which inventive farmer, thousands of years ago, first selected seeds …

New Jersey

German car giants pay £2bn for Nokia's Here mapping service

Audi, BMW and Daimler team up to acquire technology that could prove invaluable in race to develop driverless cars<p>Three German carmakers have put their rivalries aside by teaming up to acquire a €2.8bn (£2bn) mapping business from Nokia, as they attempt to avoid being outsmarted by technology …

San Francisco

The East India Company: The original corporate raiders

For a century, the East India Company conquered, subjugated and plundered vast tracts of south Asia. The lessons of its brutal reign have never been more relevant<p>One of the very first Indian words to enter the English language was the Hindustani slang for plunder: “loot”. According to the Oxford …

India

Why Bollywood and the rest of India’s film industry hate the budget

Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s maiden budget last year, almost a month after the Narendra Modi government came to power, did very little to please India’s film industry.<p>For one, Jaitley completely ignored the subject of the industry’s longstanding demand for a rationalised tax structure. And, he …

India

Migrants tell of deepening chaos in Libya: 'Everyone is armed now'

Migrants attempting to get to Europe are arriving with stories of brutality inside Libya, writes Nick Squires in Lampedusa<p>Sekou Balde is living testimony to the increasing chaos and brutality that is sweeping <b>Libya</b>, as fears grow that the Islamic State terrorist group is seeking to establish a …

Africa

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

Consciousness

Articles about psst follow us down these 5 secret passages on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dear Dwell Reader: Many thanks to all of you—we've hit a couple milestones recently, and we wanted to share them with you.<p>A cosmopolitan design mecca with a distinctive urban vibe—Tokyo is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and...<p>It's not all shoots and rounds: The creative …

Mid-Century modern

20 Habits Happy Couples Have (But Never Talk About)

<i>Nothing in this world is more difficult than love.<br>And nothing is more worth it.</i><p>A happy couple is not a ‘perfect couple’ that comes together, but an …

Happiness

‘We record all the killing of women by men. You see a pattern’

With neat rows of photographs of smiling women old and young, of all backgrounds, classes and creeds, it might be pages from a social media website or something from an advertising campaign. Hundreds of women, captured in a moment of vitality and life, at home, at parties, on holidays or with …

Sociology

Holocaust Denial Worries Historians And Religious Leaders As Survivors Dwindle

<i>On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember the</i> …

Street Art Shows Social Media Culture Through Graffiti

Vancouver street artist iHeart uses graffiti as a vehicle to voice his opinions on societal issues.<p>Vancouver street artist iHeart uses graffiti as a vehicle to voice his opinions on societal issues. The Canadian artist recently shared his views on a particular aspect of contemporary culture: a …

Social Media

Paris Is Filled With Secret Gardens, You Just Have To Know Where To Look

When you think of touring Paris, you likely think of the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame Cathedral or the Louvre. When you think of enjoying your time in Paris, you likely think about lounging in one of the city's famous parks with a croissant and a classic read to feel, you know, Parisian. And while …

Artist Paints With Cocaine To Bring His Winter Landscapes To Life

Switzerland is famous for its chocolate, cuckoo clocks, secretive banking system, ski slopes and finely crafted watches.<p>Speaking of powdery white …

Living Rooms

The Denim Dudes Guide to the World's Best Jeans

Amy Leverton’s passion for denim has seen her journey across the globe to find the latest, oldest and most unique denim looks around, be they vintage wonders or the very newest threads from Japan. Her upcoming book, "Denim Dudes" showcases a number of dudes working that ultimate American fabric, …

Clothing

The 19 Most Popular Dog Shaming Shenanigans In The Past Year

We decided to paw which dogs experienced the most shame in the past year…<p><b>19. Burglar deterrent? #FAIL.</b><p><i>Image via DogShaming</i><p><b>18. “Before you go to the</b> …

Pets

A History of the Most Coveted Accessories

<i>Spread the word and let your voice be heard: A new era of the It bag is upon us! In the name of democracy—and of course, fashion—we're holding an election to name the #ItBag2015. Meet the 10 powerful and chic purses campaigning to revolutionize your look this year and, vote for which one you think</i> …

Sex and the City

See How Much the "Perfect" Female Body Has Changed in 100 Years (It's Crazy!)

There's a reason magazine covers include lines like "5 Moves for Michelle Obama Arms" or "The Secret for a Booty Like Beyoncé." But if you’ve ever …

One Of These 21 Movies Will Probably Win Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th</i> …