Page 3.14

Melinda Wenner

Organic foods from your supermarket may comply with the requirements of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program, but are you really buying what you think you’re buying? Many people “go organic” because they want to buy family-farmed, locally-operated produce. But as Steven Shapin points out in the New Yorker, most organic food sold…

Is This the Beer of Tomorrow?

What would you do if someone told you it was possible to get merrily drunk with none of the unsavory consequences? No hangovers, no unidentifiable party injuries, no “where-did-this-tattoo-come-from” screams the following morning? What if you also heard that there was a pill you could pop to sober you up quickly, giving you the option…