August 20, 2019

What do we REALLY know about which diet works best?

When diet advice changes by the day and some of the biggest vegans on YouTube are now racking up clicks as “ex-vegans,” where does this leave us? I went looking for common ground in the low-fat vs. low-carb/keto wars and found at least three points that top nutritionists agree on. Fully story.

July 9, 2019

Jaws, the sequel

Amity 2019: Inside the race to understand sharks, before they spoil summer for us all. Underlying all the current fear is the shark that has been lodged in our consciousness for almost half a century. Full story.

April 3, 2019

The Democrats’ choice problem

Fifteen hopefuls (so far) are vying for the chance to face President Trump in 2020. If the field remains big for too long, though, it could benefit the same candidate who shook up the system in 2016. Full story.

December 24, 2018

The appeal of Cuba, post-thaw

Just a couple years ago, the frozen-in-time quality of Havana seemed poised for an abrupt thaw. “Hurry up and get to Havana,” the travel pros started squawking, before it becomes another Fort Lauderdale.” As it turns out, there’s still plenty of ice left in the box.

August 28, 2018

Come back to cash (before it’s too late)

We have ceded massive amounts of control to the big financial institutions in exchange for minor convenience on our march to credit card servitude. That’s why it makes sense — economic, practical, even moral — to use cash more.

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