How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
If you've been having a harder time trying to find a random stranger at the club with an extra bump, there might be a good reason for it. There's been a staggering 40 percent drop in the number of Americans who use cocaine since 2006. "I've never seen such a rapid decline for such an addictive dru ... More >>
According to the Christian Science Monitor, "kosher" is the new "artisan." Jews and non-Jews alike are flocking to kosher bakeries, delis, and markets to take part in what has become the latest food trend. What qualifies as kosher? Meat and dairy items must be kept apart, and animals are slaughtered ... More >>
Single-serve pod coffee machines are all the rage in America these days. Single-serve coffee is now the second most popular means of making a cup (after drip brewers). Last year, 7 percent of coffee consumed in the U.S. was made with a single-serve brewer; in 2010 it was 4 percent.The current pod cr ... More >>
Last week, I wrote about a coalition of scientists trying to stop the next dangerous exotic invader from taking over the Everglades. via Wikimedia CommonsAt this point, it's probably just best to run and scream.Dennis Giardina, a botanist who co-chairs the group, took me on a hunt for nile monito ... More >>
Forget TV commercials (not that there's anything wrong with them); for that matter forget TV shows too (ditto; sometimes). I mean, they're all so 20th century. And you may as well also forget movie soundtracks. Because despite their potential enormity, few truly do go huge, let alone get big enough ... More >>
A Miami radio station makes waves short waves, that is
When your country is bristling with weapons, peace and democracy begin to look like targets, not dreams
How could one possibly describe Miami's fiscal meltdown without mentioning Don Johnson?
The fight may be about houses in the Everglades, but the battle is about Miccosukee independence by paula park