Tag Archive for Food

Nassim Taleb On Modern Paleo-Living

Written in true Taleb style. Why I Do All This Walking, or How Systems Become Fragile – Nassim Nicholas Taleb (PDF, 107k): “After my Aha! flash, under guidance from Art de Vany, I embarked on an Extremistan barbell lifestyle: long,…

Just Say Your Raw Milk Is Pet Food

It’s unfortunate, but you do what you have to do. I have no interest in drinking raw milk, but I find it unconstitutional and immoral for the Feds to use force and threats of violence to prevent others from doing…

Indians Keep Italian Cheese Coming

Interesting story. (pic: Samuele Pellecchia for the International Herald Tribune ) In Italian Heartland, Indians Keep the Cheese Coming – NYTimes.com: “PESSINA CREMONESE, ITALY — Alongside common local last names like Ferrari and Galli, the telephone directories for the province…

100% of My Food Decisions Take Cost Into Account

LOVE this breakdown of an AP story by Dr. Rizzo. The entire thing is worth reading. [08.06.11: Some updates on this story] If flawed logic and half-assed journalism were criminal, this AP story would be capital offense. The Unbroken Window…

More Slaughtered Cattle Makes Beef More Expensive?

The headline here is a definite head-scratcher. But after you read the story it makes more sense. Another example of incentives working. Drought Creating Surplus Of Cattle At Auction, Beef Prices May Jump – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth: “With…