Man cannot live on bread alone, but can he live on nothing but potatoes? The chief of the Washington State Potato Commission is finding out firsthand by eating nothing but 20 potatoes a day for two months. [BONUS: Watch him make mashed potatoes with a potato gun!]
America, ever obsessed with diet and health, is stumped by the problem of obesity. Figuring out what to eat really isn't that hard, says author and food systems researcher Marion Nestle. If this basic human instinct seems more complicated than that, it's the effect of food marketing.
This Halloween, thousands of little boys and ghouls are expected to be roaming the streets, handing candy back to houses they visit. Are they confused? Not really. It's just part of a choc-and-awe campaign designed to turn trick-or-treaters into trick-or-fair-traders.
A pair of Swedish designers have been banging their heads against the wall to come to the aid of discriminating cyclists who want to avoid mussing their manes without cracking their heads. They've finally hit their target.
The fight to keep California's global-warming law intact takes a turn for the musical. Here's a little ditty clean-energy advocates are hoping California voters will be whistling on their way to the polls.
If you "just want to get away" from Earth for a while by indulging your new hobby of space exploration, you may find the planet pretty steamed when you get back.
Stanford professor Roz Naylor lays out how a global ramp-up of ethanol and biodiesel production means land speculation and rising food prices for the world's poor. Can the world stomach such a fuel-ish transition?
Lady Gaga can be an inspiration in some cases, but when it comes to Halloween costumes, it pays to listen to your mom's advice on this one and not show so much flesh. According to this news video, however, some people might go for it anyway.
You've probably heard that recycling can help you "save the planet," but did you know that it could also save your life? That's the lesson two Canadian teens learned after they fell off the roof of their apartment building and into some good luck.
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