Daily Archives: June 26, 2012

Why are we so fat?

“Three decades ago, 15% of American adults were obese. Today 35% are. Obesity has increased in many other rich nations too. Why?” Is rising obesity a product of income inequality and economic insecurity?, by Lane Kenworthy, Consider the Evidence, June … Continue reading

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“After a yearlong field test in five regions, United Parcel Service has ordered the production of 150 delivery trucks with bodies built of composite plastic panels. The company said that relative to the aluminum-bodied P70 package car, as the company’s … Continue reading

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