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The Food Pyramid Is Dead, Meet MyPlate

Today Michelle Obama unveiled MyPlate, a new symbol for what Americans should be eating. For the first time the government is presenting nutritional information in a shape that people can easily visualize, rather than an image of a rainbow emanating from a disco ball next to a dude with no extremities. That's what we… » 6/02/11 11:06pm 6/02/11 11:06pm

The Problem With Google's New Recipe Search

"As it stands, Google's recipe search gives undue advantage to the "quick & easy" recipe sites, encourages dishonesty, and sets up people to be dissuaded from cooking, as they will soon learn that recipes always end up taking more time than they expected. Alas, the search algorithm fundamentally misunderstands what… » 3/29/11 3:48pm 3/29/11 3:48pm