What exactly is a “natural foods” store? When did food become “natural”? We are in the heart of what is defined as a GMO epidemic. We have more fast food restaurants than grocery stores by a large margin, in the United States. Read more
If you’ve turned on the television, read a magazine, picked up a newspaper, or even logged into Facebook within recent years, chances are high that you’ve seen or heard the term “Keystone Pipeline” mentioned a time or two. For casual observers to read about delayed constructions and environmentalist protests on the “crawl” of their favorite news channel, it’s easy for the stereotypical imagery of the unwashed granola consumer impeding industrial innovation to leave lasting impressions on their minds.
Is there anything more timeless in the modern jungle culture of the toys industry than the humble LEGO brick? As a child, they were the cornerstone of my rainy Saturday afternoons. Hours would while away as I constructed plastic multi-coloured kingdoms around me. They were the breath of fresh air in the toy shop, luring me away from the aisles of pink frilly tutus, Barbie dolls and Polly Pockets. They encouraged problem-solving, collaboration, creativity and competition. Who could build the tallest tower? Who could make the strongest LEGO castle? Epic battles were waged with my brother and sister to find the answers. Read more