eating

bad ideas

Experts Call This Mushroom-Identifying App 'Potentially Deadly'

Its creator says it's only meant to be used as a reference.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.25.17
Health

The Science of Sean Spicer’s Compulsive Gum Swallowing Habit

We wanted a second opinion about Spicer's gum consumption habit (he said he chews and swallows more than two packs a day), so we talked to a doctor about it.
Madison Margolin
1.23.17
christmas

What It’s Like To Lose Your Sense Of Taste And Smell

The holidays are all about food. So what happens when you can’t taste or smell?
Emily Senger
1.2.17
Health

Here’s More Evidence Americans Don’t Know What They Should Be Eating

From organic food to GM crops, we're pretty split...but when you consult the science, it's no wonder we're so confused.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.2.16
Food

Soylent's New Bar Is Giving People Diarrhea

The subreddit for the food replacement is filled with tales of misery and woe.
Samantha Cole
10.7.16
Health

The Cure for Gluten Intolerance Could Live Inside These Bug-Eating Plants

These carnivorous plants melt bugs with natural enzymes that could be harnessed to break down gluten.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.10.16
Health

A Hospital Is Changing Its Menu After Administrators Ate the Food for a Week

There’s an ongoing debate in health: can hospital food be both tasty and healthy?
Kaleigh Rogers
7.19.16
DIY

Vapers Are Using Flavored E-Cigs to Stop Eating Candy

Some even say it's helped them lose weight.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.16.16
THE FUTURE

This Necklace Counts Calories by Listening to You Chew

The future of fitness trackers might be a calorie-counting necklace
Kate Lunau
3.19.16
Features

We've Been Counting Calories All Wrong

Everything from the microbes in our bodies to the way our food is cooked can affect the number of calories we actually consume.
Cynthia Graber & Nicola Twilley
2.1.16
News

Why Triceratops Teeth Are Cooler Than Their Horns

Surprisingly enough, the fossils of those teeth still are capable of getting worn back into functional chompers.
Ben Richmond
6.6.15
Culture

Faking Taste With Electrical Shocks to the Tongue Is Our Dystopian Food Future

Taste+ promises to make something like Soylent as appetizing as foie gras without changing its nutritional content in the slightest.
Kyle Chayka
5.22.15
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