Saturday, August 03, 2013

Saturday Stories: White Men Talking, Hubris, Ants and Afghanistan

A great piece from Salon and Erika Nicole Kendall on how arguing about whole foods vs. processed forgets about poverty.

Cardiologist John Mandrola on how we doctors need to get over ourselves.

Do you love chocolate? Well get prepared to hate ants.
(by Ed Yong)

An astounding glimpse into what was Afghanistan in the 1960s, before the wars and before theocracies.

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[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, this week in US News and World Report I tackle night eating.]