31 Dec '15, 11pm

The food writing that set my brain on fire this year

The food writing that set my brain on fire this year

Haspel makes a persuasive case that calories-per-acre is a truly vital metric for gauging environmental impact. It can’t be the only metric, but even if you focus on cutting food waste and eating less meat, it seems that we really should also care about yields. And nothing yields like corn. The food movement has worked hard to move the focus away from increasing yields — and that’s healthy, because we need to be looking much more closely at pollution, erosion, greenhouse gases, and soil health. But we can’t forget calories-per-acre. The association between improving yields and improving lives is too robust to ignore

Full article: http://grist.org/food/the-food-writing-that-set-my-brain-...

Tweets

Fire engulfs Dubai hotel near world's tallest b...

channelnewsasia.com 31 Dec '15, 6pm

DUBAI: Fire engulfed a 63-storey skyscraper in downtown Dubai near the world's tallest building on Thursday night (Dec 31)...

Fire engulfs Dubai hotel near world's tallest b...

sg.news.yahoo.com 31 Dec '15, 6pm

DUBAI (Reuters) - Fire engulfed a 63-storey skyscraper in downtown Dubai on Thursday night, but there appeared to be no in...

Fire at Address Downtown Hotel Dubai

Fire at Address Downtown Hotel Dubai

luxuo.com 01 Jan '16, 10am

The new year got off to an unfortunately fiery start in Dubai as the Address Downtown Hotel went up in flames. The hotel i...

Dubai lit by spectacular New Year fireworks des...

straitstimes.com 31 Dec '15, 9pm

DUBAI (AFP) - A spectacular fireworks display lit up the sky above Dubai Thursday, centred on the iconic Burj Khalifa towe...

Climate change is showing up in blockbusters an...

grist.org 31 Dec '15, 8pm

At one point midway through the first episode, the camera pans past the skyline of New York. It’s both familiar and uncann...

Survivor of Dubai hotel fire spends New Year ha...

straitstimes.com 01 Jan '16, 3am

DUBAI (AFP) - Grasping the edge of a balcony 48 stories from the ground, just metres away from a raging fire, the photogra...

Keeping street food alive in Singapore

edition.cnn.com 31 Dec '15, 7am

After one-and-a-half years working this space with many 12-hour days, Ng takes home just about S$1,000 ($712) each month. ...

Singapore's hawker food tradition is not dead:

edition.cnn.com 31 Dec '15, 5am

After one-and-a-half years working this space with many 12-hour days, Ng takes home just about S$1,000 ($712) each month. ...

Keeping Singapore's hawker food tradition alive

edition.cnn.com 31 Dec '15, 3am

After one-and-a-half years working this space with many 12-hour days, Ng takes home just about S$1,000 ($712) each month. ...

via @grist

grist.org 29 Dec '15, 9pm

As Earth completes another rotation around the sun, we’ve got a lot to reflect on. The past 12 months have been big ones, ...

Jumbo Seafood Chilli Crab - Singapore via /r/fo...

reddit.com 01 Jan '16, 7am

Be nice to each other. We enforce reddiquete as a rule here. Please learn it and follow it. Reddiquette Only food-related ...

The running resolutions to set for 2016

The running resolutions to set for 2016

runningmagazine.ca 31 Dec '15, 12pm

Runners are already well known for setting ambitious training and racing-related goals pretty much year-round so the idea ...

Greenhouses: The Solution for Year-Round Local ...

ecowatch.com 30 Dec '15, 10pm

has featured all sorts of innovative solutions for year-round sustainable agriculture . Some of these include two young en...

SG Food on Foot Best Eat 2015

SG Food on Foot Best Eat 2015

sgfoodonfoot.com 30 Dec '15, 11pm

Another year is coming to an end and is the time to reflect what I have eaten and done in the year 2015. I am glad that be...

Writing the constructor ijn PHP: The constructo...

seomastering.com 28 Dec '15, 7am

The constructor is a special method that is executed when an object is created using the class as a pattern. A constructor...