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Snail Pie Is Tastier, More Nutritious Than Beef
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture )

- 1950 days ago -
Malnutrition and iron deficiency among schoolchildren in developing countries could be reduced by serving up generous portions of delicious, bargain-priced snail pie and other handy beef alternatives.
CO2, Methane Ousted as Worst Global Climate Change Chemicals
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics )

- 1951 days ago -
Move over CO2--you've been ousted, along with methane, as the biggest offenders of global climate change. The majority of "greenhouse gases" are created by humans.
Change, They Say, Is Good. But Is It?
Society & Culture  (tags: education, culture )

- 1951 days ago -
It's said that Alexander the Great wept when he realised there were no more lands left for him to conquer. In other words, there was nothing new to challenge him; there was no raison d'être. It's a laughable thought today, isn't it?
Tax Those Carbon Gluttons
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, education )

- 1951 days ago -
LEMME TELL YOU about a carbon tax you're gonna love. Two such taxes, actually. I tell you, kid, Stephane Dion had the right idea, but the wrong sales pitch. The fun starts with the government giving you maybe $2,000 as a carbon dividend.
Teacher Breaks 4th Grader's Arm for 'Forgetting Iqbal'
Society & Culture  (tags: education )

- 1952 days ago -
LAHORE: A female teacher of a private school thrashed Muhammad Jahanzeb, a fourth grade student when he was unable to explain a poem by Allama Iqbal, causing multiple fractures in his arm.
Why Do We Hate? Academics Seek Answer in New Field
Society & Culture  (tags: education )

- 1953 days ago -
Hate is everywhere, but the fundamental question of why one person can hate another has never been adequately studied, contends Jim Mohr of Gonzaga University, who is developing a new academic field of hate studies.
'Fat for Cosmetics' Murder Suspects Arrested in Peru
Society & Culture  (tags: education )

- 1953 days ago -
Four people have been arrested in Peru on suspicion of killing dozens of people in order to sell their fat and tissue for cosmetic uses in Europe.
Will Whole Foods' New Mobile Slaughterhouses Squeeze Small Farmers?
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics, society )

- 1953 days ago -
Massachusetts poultry farmer Jennifer Hashley has a problem. From the moment she started raising pastured chickens outside Concord, Mass. in 2002, there was, as she put it "nowhere to go to get them processed." While she had the option of slaughtering her
6 Ways Agriculture Impacts Global Warming
Society & Culture  (tags: education )

- 1954 days ago -
Sure, agriculture provides us with the food we all eat every day. But do you know how those agricultural practices impact global warming? Turns out there's some pretty big impacts, on both the sustainable and industrial sides of the equation; employing su
We Love Butchers
Society & Culture  (tags: education )

- 1954 days ago -
Former chef Josh Applestone and his wife, Jessica Applestone, are typical of the new butcher breed. He was a vegan, she was a one-time vegetarian when they founded Fleisher's Grass-fed and Organic Meats in Kingston, N.Y., in 2004
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