March 7, 2014 // 4:14 pm
Using just a paintbrush and an eye for the elusive, Tokyo-born artist Hikaru Cho disguises fruits and vegetables as other foods. Sounds simple enough? Hardly. Her ability to transform produce requires a meticulous sense of skill.
The result: a series of work that is so convincing it forces us to…
January 17, 2014 // 12:19 pm
There was a funny tumblr post I read recently that goes a little something like this:
“My doctor just told me to eat more Taco Bell. Well, actually he said ‘less McDonald’s,’ but I’m pretty sure I know what he meant.”
Healthy-eating loopholes make the world go-round, and according…
October 30, 2013 // 1:09 pm
Tomorrow night, hoards of ravenous trick-or-treaters will descend upon neighborhoods across the nation. A terrifying amount of candy corn will be devoured, the streets will be covered in spilled rainbow Skittles, and a sugar high epidemic will take over the country. Oh, Halloween, how we’ve missed you so.
October 1, 2013 // 6:00 am
Newsflash: Sugar is bad for you. In case you didn’t catch it the first time, here it is again: Sugar is bad for you, as in awful, terrible stuff. For those of you not yet sick of hearing it, I’ll say it one more time: Sugar is bad, bad,…
August 22, 2013 // 2:27 pm
Once in a while, we come across something powerful and compelling enough to change our perspective on reality. This clip from a 2011 documentary titled Samsara, “the ever turning wheel of life,” is one of those moments.
Devoid of dialogue, the six minute video takes viewers on…
July 18, 2013 // 4:43 pm
Food consumption is constant. Unfortunately, so is food waste. We toss out valuable produce both consciously and unconsciously, whether it’s ordering a meal we can’t finish at a restaurant or discarding out week-old bananas. In the US, many of us have the mindset that food waste is, yes, “unfortuante,”…
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