organic food is no healthier
Organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over ordinary food, according to a major study published [today].read more here.
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine said consumers were paying higher prices for organic food because of its perceived health benefits, creating a global organic market worth an estimated US$48 billion in 2007.
A systematic review of 162 scientific papers published in the scientific literature over the last 50 years, however, found there was no significant difference.
Labels: Cookery, Delusion, Nature, Science
quotation of the week
bearing in mind all the horrors expected in china and india on account of the total solar eclipse experienced over these regions [yesterday]...
«The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.»
Labels: Atheism, quotations, Science
Australia town bans bottled water
A rural town in Australia has voted overwhelmingly to ban the sale of bottled water over concerns about its environmental impact. And it sounds like a rather brilliant idea.
Read more here
Labels: Law, Nature
Happy Birthday to ME!
Text from Much Ado About Nothing
, attributed to a certain William Shakespeare
.Graphic Design by Cari Ferraro, 2001