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New Yorker reporter ponders a future where fast food is healthy, tasty and convenient

New Yorker reporter ponders a future where fast food is healthy, tasty and convenient
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Chipotle restaurant workers fill orders for customers on the day that the company announced it will only use non-GMO ingredients in its food on April 27, 2015 in Miami, Florida.; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Fast food of tomorrow will look nothing like your daddy’s McDonald’s, says the New Yorker’s health and science writer Michael Specter. […]

Poll: Should SNL dump Trump?

Poll: Should SNL dump Trump?

Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump (R) and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker participate in the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images NBC’s has scheduled Republican candidate Donald Trump as the host for the Nov. 7th edition of […]

Helicopter operators, noise reduction advocates discuss FAA petitions for stricter noise regulations

Helicopter operators, noise reduction advocates discuss FAA petitions for stricter noise regulations

A helicopter of the Mexican state Police fly over during a raid in a house at Floresta neighbourhood in Veracruz after explosions on October 10, 2011.; Credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images The Los Angeles Area Helicopter Noise Coalition filed four petitions last week with the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) seeking stricter regulations on helicopter noise. The […]

What Democrats and Republicans are saying about the Benghazi hearings

What Democrats and Republicans are saying about the Benghazi hearings

Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi October 22, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Democrats on the House Benghazi committee say they may quit the panel after Hillary Clinton endured a grueling interrogation by Republican lawmakers at a […]

Broom closets, tents in the park, and backyard RVs: The best (and worst) of SoCal rentals

Broom closets, tents in the park, and backyard RVs: The best (and worst) of SoCal rentals

Just an example of a “weird rental” that could be featured on Craig’s List.; Credit: joe_no_say via Flickr Apartment hunters who have used Craigslist to search for a place to stay know that when it comes to rental posts, it’s feast or famine. While there are plenty of legitimate, normal landlords and homeowners looking to […]

Making the case for and against statutes of limitations on sex crimes

Making the case for and against statutes of limitations on sex crimes

Bill Cosby speaks with a student at Selma High School as part of the Black Belt Community Foundation’s March for Education on May 15, 2015 in Selma, Alabama. (Photo by David A. Smith/Getty Images); Credit: David A. Smith/Getty Images Statutes of limitations set limits on how long a person has after an event to take […]

What New York Times, Google Collaboration on VR journalism means for how we consume news

What New York Times, Google Collaboration on VR journalism means for how we consume news

A Google employee presents a Google Cardboard virtual reality headset for android smartphones during a Google promotion event at the City of Fashion and Design (Cite de la mode et du design) in Paris on November 4, 2014.; Credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images “All the news that’s fit to print” may soon become “all the news […]

New sleep study suggests you may not need eight hours after all

New sleep study suggests you may not need eight hours after all

CIRCA 1950s: Woman sleeping in bed; Credit: George Marks/Getty Images According to a new sleep study published in Current Biology, our hunter-gatherer ancestors may not have needed the typical eight hours of shut-eye we’ve long believed contributes to good health. When researching three of the last remaining hunter-gatherer tribes, the study found that they slept […]

With the question of will Joe Biden run still up in the air, AirTalk asks: Should he?

With the question of will Joe Biden run still up in the air, AirTalk asks: Should he?

US Vice President Joseph Biden listens to US President Barack Obama and German President Joachim Gauck speak during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House October 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images In early August, AirTalk debated whether Joe Biden would make a run for the presidency in […]

With the question of will Joe Biden run still up in the air, AirTalk asks: Should he?

With the question of will Joe Biden run still up in the air, AirTalk asks: Should he?

US Vice President Joseph Biden listens to US President Barack Obama and German President Joachim Gauck speak during a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House October 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images In early August, AirTalk debated whether Joe Biden would make a run for the presidency in […]