I’ve been a reading machine lately. I’ve been devouring books (working on a post about some of them now) and reading news like crazy. Here are some of the good things I’ve read lately.
Good Blog Reads
10 Things Seafood Restaurants Won’t Tell You – Disappointing news, but informative. Good advice too: don’t order fish on Mondays; it’s probably been sitting around since Thursday!
Salad Bar Coming to Local Elementary School – Totally cool!
Starbucks Is Going to Stop Using Bug Food Dye, Okay? – So disgusting! “Starbucks is going to quit using cochineal extract AKA powdered beetles to color their food.”
10 Foods That Should Be Banned From Mall Food Courts – Gross. And mall sushi? Ick!
FDA Approves Food Additive Petition For Formaldehyde – So disheartening. Article from 1996, I’m wondering if it’s still accurate.
Discovery of Mad Cow in Calif. Was Stroke of Luck – Scary stuff! I remember when I was in my early teens I wasn’t allowed to donate blood because I had been to England within 5 years and Mad Cow Disease had been rampant there. Weird!
Group helps ducklings cross downtown Portland streets – This was too cute for words. I am not ashamed to admit that I watched the entire video!
And finally, this graphic is really cool and I just wanted to share:
Interesting stats, huh? I like the way it’s been broken down.
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