Psychotherapist Philip Chard discusses the dehumanization of overweight people in our society. Read more

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Most middle-class Americans grew up thinking that hunger happens elsewhere, in India or Ethiopia or some other famished land on the far side of the world. But hunger, which had been driven to the margins of American life after Read more

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Major food corporations face a quandary. They are under Wall Street's constant profit-growth pressure, but they can't substantially raise product prices because the food market is so cost... Read more

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With the economy still struggling and the debates over how to fix the problem more intense than ever... Read more

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The future unfolds in West Bend on the banks of the Milwaukee River for the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MWA). New plans for their modern home enticed a crowd at the present museum on a Sunday, May 23  afternoon as the town looked over the render.. Read more

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With a prolific history spanning 25 years and a great many works of musical theatre, W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan have their place in theatre history firmly established. Countless productions of The Pirates of Panzance, The H.M.S. Pinafore an.. Read more


The steam punk, almost Charles Fort world of floating islands near the stratosphere, robots that fall to earth and great, complicated flying machines is the setting for Castle in the Sky. The animated film by Oscar-winning director Hayao Miyazak.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Says the narrator of the History Channel documentary: “Bruce Lee influenced popular culture more than anyone before or since.” Really? More than Elvis and the Beatles, or any number of Hollywood stars that made considerably more movies than the s.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

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When the McDonald’s Corp. choseRome’s treasured Piazza di Spagna as a site fo Slow Food International Manifesto ,Eat/Drink Read more

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We hear it all the time, especiallyaround the start of each new year: Many What’s your take? Write: or comment on this story online at www.ex ,Cover Story Read more

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Obesity’snot something that has one simple “cause.” It’s influenced by a numberof factors, from the foods you eat to the type and amount of exerciseyou do to your ,News Features Read more

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Legendary banjo player EddieAdcock, 70, had been suffering from hand tremors that failed New York Post ,Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird Read more

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