It’s a well known fact that childhood obesity is a growing epidemic in the US, yet many schools continue to serve lunches that have little to no nutritional value. And the problem isn’t a money one. According to the folks behind Fed Up, “There is no major cost difference between nutritious and not nutritious food at schools.” And yet, Fed Up reports, 71% of kids are unsatisfied with the lunches they’re served at school.
They wanted to do something about it, so they encouraged over 25K kids to participate in their “true state of school lunch,” a project that resulted in 7,025 photos being sent in that document school lunches from around the country.
Should you turn to coffee or beer for a boost of liquid creativity?
According to Mikael Cho a few months ago, beer helps us to spark new ideas, and coffee gives us the energy to develop and execute them. Turns out Hemingway was on to something when he said, “Write drunk; edit sober.”
In an effort to create awareness of the millions of cats and dogs killed in China each year, the animal rights organization AnimalsAsia commissioned over 279 ads to be posted in 14 cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Shenzhen.
According to the agency,
The posters aim to inform the public of the health risks of eating dog and cat meat and to prompt people to re-evaluate why they’d eat animals they might otherwise consider friends not food.
Besides being suspect for your health, it turns out a lot of the felines and canines captured and killed are stolen pets, which should leave a bitter taste in any diner’s mouth…
Cat and dog meat sold in restaurants is often sourced from stolen domestic animals and strays snatched from the street. Don’t pay for this cruel and dirty industry with your own health. Be healthy, say no to dog and cat meat.