The 7 Most Mind-Boggling Things About Bottled Water

The 7 Most Mind-Boggling Things About Bottled Water

Why is bottled water so expensive? That’s the question business editor Derek Thompson of The Atlantic started with. His answer points repeatedly to how much more efficient tap water is, both for our wallets and the environment. Check out the stunning facts he revealed below, and the video from The Atlantic’s “Economics in Plain English”… Read more »

Story of Electronics

Story of Electronics

This November, Americans are expected to spend over $8.5 billion on consumer electronics, motivated by enticements to buy gizmos we don’t really need, or to replace gadgets that are still working with slightly newer versions. Earlier this month, Story of Stuff released their newest video – The Story of Electronics – in an effort to… Read more »

Alice Waters’ Culinary Tour Ends at the Berkeley Farmers’ Market

Alice Waters’ Culinary Tour Ends at the Berkeley Farmers’ Market

Alice Waters — chef, author and proprietor of Berkeley restaurant Chez Panisse — shares with the Lonely Planet Blog her itinerary for savoring some of the best the Bay Area has to offer. Her culinary journey starts at Green String Farm end Petaluma, winds though Point Reyes and San Francisco, and ends at the Berkeley… Read more »