CK Friday Links--Friday May 27, 2011

Here's yet another selection of interesting links from around the internet. As always, I welcome your thoughts and your feedback.

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The tactics being used to “help” obese individuals inadvertently promote obesity. (Nourishing the Soul)

When a concerned mother complains about a liquor billboard near her son's school, an ironic controversy erupts. What's your take? (Appetite for Profit)

Is it a good sign--or a really bad sign--to see Gwyneth Paltrow leering from the cover of Bon Appetit's latest issue? (Bon Appetit)

Have you hugged a Malthusian today? Corn yields per acre have increased sixfold since the 1940s--and corn prices have fallen. (Carpe Diem)

Recipe Links:
A hilariously easy and incredibly healthy snack: Tamari Almonds. (Andrea's Recipes)

Easy, healthy and unusual: Muhammara-Style Shakshouka. (Eats Well With Others)

One word: Whoa. Chocolate Chicken Curry. (A Life of Spice)

Off-Topic Links:
Five intriguing ways to maximize your intelligence. (Scientific American)

The author of The No Asshole Rule explains why "small wins" and small goals are better than big ones. (Work Matters)

One of my favorite finance reporters explains exactly how to self-publish your own book, and mercilessly trashes the traditional publishing industry in the process. (James Altucher)

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