Summer brings its own set of challenges to the quantified world: sun, air quality, allergies, even relationships. And now, moving beyond basic fitness trackers, the next generation of wearables promises to let you measure everything from the sun's rays to the quality of the air you breathe.
When you can order mass-produced lemons, picked months earlier, chilled, gassed and then waxed to a high polish to arrive in refrigerated trucks at the click of a button, I'd rather get my fruit hand-packed in a box and savor what Steinbeck knew had allured the imagination of a great nation in its bleakest hour.
Starting on November 1, everyone who food stamps will be getting less. Families of two, like mine, will get $20 less. My husband and I took what we called the SNAPcut Challenge to see what the cut will be like and to see if my thrifty cooking skills could help others make the transition with less suffering.
This unseasonably cool spring -- a by-product of global weirding -- is a perverse gift for those of us who didn't get around to planting our gardens yet. The soil's only just beginning to warm up, so now is actually a great time to get some seeds in the ground!
At this year's 2013 International CES, there will be approximately 3,000 new product introductions. But, how many of them will make it to market and become household names?
Of the many multi-Michelin-starred meccas of molecular gastronomy that call San Sebastian home, Mugaritz is the playful one
Like a lot of other countries in the developing world, Senegal is under pressure to modernize, adopt new cash crops and conform to what everyone else is doing. In the process, much that is valuable is being forgotten and a whole culinary heritage is in danger of being lost.
I hope it will remain widely understood that 'Made in NYC,' when it comes to apparel, emphasizes a clear values decision, not to mention an adjustment in a fashion company's financials. Decidedly producing product domestically creates inefficiencies for the company and costs explode.