Restaurant Industry’s Dirty Secret: Why I’m Mostly Going to Stop Eating Out

There is a growing list of things I won’t miss about this gig as a restaurant critic. By Ari LeVaux In a few weeks I will write my final restaurant review for Weekly Alibi in Albuquerque and head home to Montana. I’ll miss restaurant criticism, but I will also feel some relief to leave it behind. When I cook at home, I fuss over my ingredients, and don’t mind paying extra for a more desirable version of the same ingredient. Food production can be back-breaking and underpaid work, so I’m cool with spending good money for good product. In most … Continue reading Restaurant Industry’s Dirty Secret: Why I’m Mostly Going to Stop Eating Out

The Happiness Industry

It’s Not Me, It’s You Corporate culture gets its Zen on. by Curtis White It is no secret to readers of Tricycle that the current craze for all things mindful is controversial. It is especially controversial where representatives of corporate culture—like Google’s Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI)—lead the way. Corporate apologists claim that their programs are not about Buddhism; they’re about employee wellness. This position would be more plausible if so many programs and publications didn’t feature the iconography, language, and spokespersons of Buddhism, such as one finds, for example, at the Wisdom 2.0 conference held annually in Silicon Valley. … Continue reading The Happiness Industry

A Disinformation Compendium: The Prophecies on the Antichrist, End of the World, and the Apocalypse of the Abbot Joachim

A Disinformation Compendium: The Prophecies on the Antichrist, End of the World, and the Apocalypse of the Abbot Joachim By 5T1V Vaticinia, sive, Prophetiae Abbatis Ioachimi, [and] Anselmi Episcopi Marsicani; cum imaginibus aere incisis, correctione, et pulcritudine, plurium manuscriptorum exemplari ope, et variar imagin tabulis, et delineationibù, aliis antehac impressis longè praestantiora; quibus Rota, et Oraculum Turcicum maxime considerationis adiecta sunt; una cum praefatione et adnotationibus Paschalini Regiselmi Translation: The predictions of , or, the Abbot Joachim of prophecy , [and] the Bishop Anselm Marsicani ; with statues of the air muscles are cut, his amendment, and beauty, it by means of … Continue reading A Disinformation Compendium: The Prophecies on the Antichrist, End of the World, and the Apocalypse of the Abbot Joachim

Natural police

New York City. 1979. Photo by Leonard Freed/Magnum Seen through game theory, cancer and police corruption are pretty much the same thing. And for one of them, there’s a cure by Suzanne Sadedin (Suzanne Sadedin is an evolutionary biologist who has worked at Monash University, University of Tennessee, Harvard University, and KU Leuven.) Edited by Ed Lake Naturalists have long regarded ants and bees as a sort of living parable on the benefits of universal virtue. ‘Karl Marx was right, socialism works,’ said the great ant specialist Edward O Wilson; ‘it’s just that he had the wrong species.’ Certainly, the eusocial insects (from … Continue reading Natural police

In the beginning

Illustration by Claire Scully Cosmology has been on a long, hot streak, racking up one imaginative and scientific triumph after another. Is it over? by Ross Andersen (Ross Andersen is deputy editor at Aeon Magazine. He has written extensively about science and philosophy for several publications, including The Atlanticand The Economist.) Edited by Brigid Hains One crisp day last March, Harvard professor John Kovac walked out of his office and into a taxicab that whisked him across town, to a building on the edge of the MIT campus. People were paying attention to Kovac’s comings and goings that week. He … Continue reading In the beginning

The World to Come – From Vision to Reality

by Julian Rose, Contributor, Waking Times If the dark-siders are so cock-sure about installing their ‘New World Order’ – they may be in for a bit of a shock – for we are sure to trump them with our ‘Great World to Come’. These are the battle lines of the 21st century – and engagement is already well under way. The birthing of The World to Come involves a long maturation period – and, right now, we are pregnant with expectation. The disparate energetic pixels of a great vision are coalescing towards each other; and as they do, the picture is … Continue reading The World to Come – From Vision to Reality

Narrow miss: Kilometer-wide asteroid to brush close to Earth

AFP Photo/Image copyright Mark A. Garlick An asteroid up to 1.3 kilometers across will come very close to Earth on May 14, according to NASA’s Near Earth Object watch. While a space rock of this size could be devastating if it hits our planet, this one is expected to hurtle safely by. The asteroid, designated 1999 FN53, is the largest object currently on NASA’s near Earth radar. It was first discovered in March 1999 and is currently set to fly past Earth at a speed of almost 14 kilometers per second (about twice the speed of a space rocket at … Continue reading Narrow miss: Kilometer-wide asteroid to brush close to Earth

Depopulation test run? 75% of children who received vaccines in Mexican town now dead or hospitalized

GERAINT ROWLAND/FLICKR DESPITE THE INSIDIOUS ATTEMPTS OF THE CORPORATE-CONTROLLED U.S. MEDIA TO CENSOR THE STORIES ABOUT THE DEADLY SIDE EFFECTS OF VACCINES, THE TRUTH KEEPS SURFACING By Mike Adams | Natural News The latest vaccine tragedy to strike has killed two babies in Mexico and sent 37 more to the hospital with serious reactions to toxic vaccine additives. “…14 children are in serious condition, 22 are stable and one is in critical condition,” the Chiapas Health Secretariat said in a statement via Latino.FoxNews.com. What’s especially alarming is that only 52 children were vaccinated in all, meaning that 75% of those … Continue reading Depopulation test run? 75% of children who received vaccines in Mexican town now dead or hospitalized