Category Archives: food

David Solway on the feminist enthusiasm for fatness | Are they Trying to Die Early?

In a speech on the topic of “radical fat liberation” jointly sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Department and the Centre for Equity and Inclusion at St. Olaf College in Minnesota, the prodigiously overweight Sonalee Rashatwar, a self-proclaimed Fat … Continue reading

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Snakes on a Stick, Yum.

Source: Maggie’s Farm

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Valley of Tears | Now You Know

His voice may still have been in fine shape, but the rest of him clearly wasn’t: For many years Burke struggled with his health, with his “weight estimated somewhere between 300 and 400 pounds” in 2006. New York Times writer Ben … Continue reading

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The Venezuelan Exodus

The Venezuelan exodus continues. These photos were taken in the Berlin highlands, between the cities of Cucuta to Bucaramanga. This stretch of the road is particularly tough, as it crosses an inclement tundra at nearly 3,500 meters above sea level. … Continue reading

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FarmWise’s giant robots are death machines for weeds

“We offer farmers a way to kill the weeds in the field using absolutely no chemicals,” says Sébastien Boyer, cofounder & CEO of FarmWise, the Silicon Valley startup that designed the robot. It’s a way to solve a growing problem: Farmers … Continue reading

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Photos: The Strange Beauty of Salt Mines – The Atlantic

Source: Photos: The Strange Beauty of Salt Mines – The Atlantic

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How to Make 29 Handmade Pasta Shapes With 4 Types of Dough 

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