Your Giant American Refrigerator Is Making You Fat And Poor

There is a fair chance that if you're reading this post, your fridge—the most-used and largest appliance in your house—is screwing you. The refrigerator is as potent a symbol of American consumerist culture as you're likely to find, which is to say, it only makes sense if you don't really look at it very hard. It is,… » 7/29/14 10:17am 7/29/14 10:17am

Did You Take Home Ec? Did You Learn Anything?

A few days ago, the Times » 8/19/08 3:30pm 8/19/08 3:30pm of London had a story about . There's a place in the UK called the Women's Institute, which educates ladies in skills such as cooking, needlework and knitting. These days, with many people strapped for cash, the interest in home economics comes with the emphasis on the . Sue Bridger, a WI…