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Walgreens adding fresh, prepared food

Walgreen Co. is looking to drive more shoppers to its more than 7,000 stores nationwide by offering fresh foods and prepared meals. The drugstore chain, which has 24 Birmingham-area locations, is in talks with food manufacturers including Unilever NV, Nestle SA and Sara Lee Corp. about creating private-label and branded products, said a report by … Continue reading

The 9 Most Terrifying Attempts To Improve Popular Foods

The 9 Most Terrifying Attempts To Improve Popular Foods Remember the days when cheeseburgers didn’t come in cans and hardboiled eggs weren’t available in a handy, easy-to-slice log? You probably do, and in fact…

Potatoes And Tomatoes: Born Enemies

Potatoes And Tomatoes: Born Enemies Don’t you love it when potatoes are depicted as mallet wielding murderers? Oh you’ve never seen that? Don’t worry. We hadn’t either until we saw…

Wal-Mart, unions form rock, hard place for Daley. ANALYSIS | Daley caught in big squeeze

The City Council’s failure to resolve the stalemate that has prevented Wal-Mart from building as many as five Chicago Supercenters has put Mayor Daley in a political box he has desperately tried to avoid. He can either grant administrative approval for a Chatham Wal-Mart and risk alienating union leaders who opposed his 2007 re-election and … Continue reading

‘Hanger Tea,’ T-Shirt Teabags

[Yanko Design] Is this the best design for a teabag? I can think of a few problems—if the hook holds to the top of the mug, the teabag only can float so far down as the water drains, and they tend to float upwards as it is. Still, this “Hanger Tea,” designed by Soon Mo … Continue reading

– Keep the doctor away with this cool apple calendar

Check out this cool AOK Apple Calendar which keeps you on top of the days as well as on your health. As you eat one apple a day, the row moves down to review the day of the month. The day reminds you to eat an apple—and vice versa. More cool design products. Permalink | … Continue reading

Floor collapses at Weight Watchers clinic

Floor collapses at Weight Watchers clinic Thursday, January 14 2010 Sweden – The floor of a Weight Watchers clinic in Vaxjo in south central Sweden collapsed on Wednesday night beneath a group of about 20 participants in the weight-loss programme. The Weight Watchers participants had gathered in the groups facilities to see how much weight … Continue reading

NYTimes: Healthy Aging, With Nary a Supplement

From The New York Times: PERSONAL HEALTH: Healthy Aging, With Nary a Supplement Though the goal is to live long and live well, only a minority of Americans incorporate into their lives what will give them the biggest bang for their buck: diet and exercise. http://s.nyt.com/u/rWg

Look! I Can Cook.

I have a passion. Or rather an obsession. It’s shopping and cooking. I have no idea when all of this began but it certainly provides a lot of comfort to this single woman. Perhaps it’s my way of nurturing the nurturer in me. Or this necessity allows me to get my fix of spending lots … Continue reading

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