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California Food Fight Pits Corporate Ads Against “Status Updates”

Genetically modified food promises to cheaply feed the world, but is it dangerous? The agriculture industry will tell you no, organic food advocates will tell you yes, and science won’t give you a firm answer because test results are inconclusive so far.<p>TechCrunch, meanwhile, won’t tell you much on …

A Silicon Valley-Style Incubator For Local Food

Scaling local food production is going to take more than more fertilizer and sweat. It’s going to take innovative business and tech ideas.<p>Even in the San Francisco Bay Area, the unofficial capital of the local food movement in the U.S, there is a shortage of local and sustainably sourced food. You …

Warm Showers, Friction, And Failure: Jonah Lehrer On The Keys To Creativity

Jonah Lehrer, author of the new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works, talks about cities, conceptual blending, and failure (but not brainstorming) as drivers of creativity.<p>From Bob Dylan writing “Like A Rolling Stone” and Wieden + Kennedy founder Dan Wieden conjuring “Just Do It” to sandpaper …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra1 day agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

The Benefits Of Coconut Oil

LONDON, Ont. - If you believe everything you read on the Internet, coconut oil is a panacea, recommended for everything from frying your chicken to …

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Brown rice protein could be the whey killer

<b>nbj:</b> Describe this new study for us.<b><br>David Janow:</b> It was double-blind and crossover, so no one knew what they were taking. There were 24 trained …

5 Ways to Lessen Your Exposure to GMOs