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Supermarkets Are The Problem
Feb. 24, 2015
Most people do not recognize the risks they face from marketing strategies that promote decision fatigue and impulse buying.

The Elusive History of New Orleans Russian Cake
Feb. 16, 2015
This week, as the Crescent City descends into Carnival madness, we're bringing you the history of the King Cake's delicious and mysterious cousin.


Scent of a City
When I was a kid we used to play a lot of games with blindfolds on. Pin the tail on the donkey, blind man’s bluff, robot and controller, and blind artist –…
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Good, Better, Best
Kenneth and Judy Anderle grow sorghum on their 114 acre family farm in the community of Mt. Olive just outside of Yoakum, Texas. Much like previous generations…
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Seaweed Man
Sometimes a few words can capture the essence of what makes up a person better than an extended interview. Such is the case with Larch Hanson, a Maine seaweed…
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