When it comes to food, each state has something they crave more than anything else. New York City is considered by many as the food...
Americans Love to Snack on Chocolate and Chips: What Are The Most Innovative Brands?
Out of all the candies and snacks that were launched in 2014, which were the most innovative? At the National Confectioners Association’s annual Sweets and... Read more
Use of Video Visits for Inmates Grows, Along With Concerns
RICHMOND, Texas—Four-year-old William Cole saw his father’s face and reached out to touch it during a jail visit. But he could only feel a video... Read more
We Have No Idea How Much Antibiotics Are in Our Meat, but the FDA Wants to Find Out
Under a newly proposed rule by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the public may finally have a better idea of how much antibiotics... Read more
Should Consumers Have the Right to Know Where Their Meat Comes From?
Recent developments in an ongoing trade dispute between the United States, Mexico, and Canada may have lasting consequences for grocery shoppers: the disappearance of food... Read more
California’s Water Paradox: Why Enough Will Never Be Enough
These days, it seems everyone is looking for a silver bullet solution to California’s drought. Some advocate increasing supply through more storage, desalination or water... Read more
Constitution Violated ‘Thousands of Times Every Day’
WASHINGTON—Courts routinely violate the constitutional rights of millions of Americans by discouraging or denying the right to a lawyer when criminally accused of a misdemeanor... Read more
The Implications of the Death Sentence for the Boston Marathon Bomber
The jury has spoken. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev now faces execution for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings. The sentence was announced on the afternoon of... Read more
Eagle Kills a Controversial Consequence of America’s Rush to Wind Energy
The realization that greenhouse gases may be responsible for our warming earth is a fairly modern concern. It was just over 35 years ago during... Read more
Nestle Plants in California Will Extract Water from Milk to Clean Factories
The food and beverage company Nestlé is investing $7 million on water-conservation projects in an effort to reduce water usage at its California factories. The... Read more
Preschool to High School: Criminalization of Black Students
WASHINGTON—In a speech on May 4 at Lehman College, West Bronx, New York, President Barack Obama said that long after he has left the office... Read more
Close Encounters of the Black Bear Kind
Doc Bayne has had his fair share of black bear encounters. Black bears (Ursus americanus) that roam around in Orange County are the mostly vegetarian... Read more
Do Sugary Drinks Make You Get the Munchies?
Drinking sugary beverages sweetened with fructose will have you craving high-calorie foods, according to a newly published study. Fructose is a sugar that is naturally... Read more
This Man Understands Why People Become Terrorists. It Almost Happened to Him
NEW YORK—It was possible that A’amash, a Pakistani-American man in New Jersey with two master’s degrees, would have left the United States to fight for... Read more
Grocery Shopping for the 21st Century: Man Versus Machine
Digital technology is about to take over a new territory: grocery shopping. Or rather, a new global survey shows the extent to which the domination’s already... Read more
Baltimore Riots Have Complicated Background, Cure
The deeper issues involved in the death of Freddie Gray, and the protests, riots, looting, and arson in Baltimore that Gray’s death sparked, go back... Read more
McDonald’s Has a New Strategy: Make Its Food Taste Good
McDonald’s is struggling to capture its former glory. Although it is still the world’s largest restaurant chain, the company has seen falling sales during the... Read more