How Yesterday's Feminists Invented the Food of the Future

These days, foodie messiahs like Mark Bittman and Michael Pollan preach the gospel of whole foods and get quite a lot of ink and airtime for their ideas about a more healthy way of eating. But the most progressive idea in food from a hundred years ago would likely shock the slow fooders of today: the meal pill. » 6/01/13 6:00pm 6/01/13 6:00pm

In The Future, Meat Will Be Grown In A Lab

While it sounds like the plot of something Kurt Vonnegut might write after reading Upton Sinclair and then dropping acid, biologists claim that it's not far fetched to assume that in the future, our meat won't come from animals that we kill; it will be grown in petri dishes in giant labs by mad scientists who drive… » 2/20/11 5:44pm 2/20/11 5:44pm