Josh and Aaron Grilling Chicken and Vegetables at Night

Night Grilling and 11,869 Words of New Content at About.com on Trust Funds, Teaching Kids About Money, and Investing Wisely

It’s evening here and we are having dinner a bit late.  Aaron grilled skinless bone-in chicken along with fresh onions and Anaheim peppers (the latter of which my father-in-law grew in his garden, kindly supplying us with a cache that will take us quite awhile to get through) after he came back from a run while I’m working…

Crown Maple Syrup Colors Joshua Kennon

Crown Maple Syrup from Madava Farms Should Be In Your Pantry (and a Case Study for Your Entrepreneurial Files)

After my recent semi-annual rant on the sorry condition of the maple syrup industry in the United States, which began with our discussion of the food industry polluting its products last Autumn, it should come as no surprise that, lately, we’ve been on a quest to find the ideal luxury maple syrup; honest-to-goodness, real, from-the-Earth maple…

Center for Science in the Public Interest

The New York Times Shows What 2,000 Calories Looks Like: The Mental Models of Math Estimation

The average healthy adult should eat roughly 2,000 calories per day to maintain a recommended weight.  In the United States, all else equal, the average male, at 5’8″, should weigh between 140 pounds and 172 pounds.  The average female, at 5’4″, should weigh between 114 pounds and 151 pounds. In study after study, the typical person underestimates…