If there is any indication of the cultural import and effect of the "millennials" - a term I dislike for reasons I will explain later - look no further than America's malls. The Baby Boomer hubris and NIMBYism that sent malls into further and further orbits from city c
In the late 1980s I spent a year in the US as an exchange student. The exchange organisation allocated me a local support person named Emily. Emily was white and loud and the fattest person I had ever seen outside a caravan park. She looked different from the rare very fat people I'd seen in Australia. She smelt good and her climate-controlled house meant she did not sweat. She was very well dressed. Her husband was some kind of professional; I didn't know they even made suits that big.
We all know what Bad Fast Food looks like. Millions of Americans eat the stuff. But can there be such a thing as "Good Fast Food"?
In 2009, artist and scientist Stephen Von Worley created a data visualization of
The Hidden Cost of Hamburgers, the latest animated short from the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)-the folks who brought you last summer's The Price of Gas-takes a big-picture look at the web of problems associated with industrial beef production. The video hits all the most important points, but what's most noteworthy is the actual number the
So you're boycotting KFC because you think its extra-meaty Double Down sandwich (two chicken breasts, hold the buns) is nasty. But you're running late and need food now. You opt for a h