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After a dozen or so diets, I came to the obvious conclusion. The easy answers that I wanted to hear weren't the real answers at all. (The Telegraph)
Lay off the almond milk, you ignorant hipsters! (Mother Jones)
CK readers, you were right all along! "The more informed you are, the more likely you choose store brands." (Bloomberg, via Addicted to Canning)
"Food prices have soared." "No they haven't." Worthwhile in part to show how data can be hilariously easy to spin. (Carpe Diem)
Related: Guess What? We Spend Less Than Ever On Food.
Even the ancient Romans avoided local foods. (Rachel Lauden, via Jayson Lusk)
Related: Sometimes, it's more ethical to buy your food from far away.
"...almost no humans are able to force themselves to see honestly and without substantial bias on all topics." (Overcoming Bias)
Statistically significant studies... aren't significant. (Pacific Standard)
Now, I don't begrudge people the opportunity to make mistakes. (Lacking Ambition)
20 recommended books that will make you smarter. And richer. (Farnam Street)
Had this been illegal in 1972, every mother in America would be in jail. (Bloomberg)
When I found out that every single one of my neighbors for the past 10 years didn't have to pay a cent for their house, my reaction was, why bother trying so hard? (Financial Samurai)
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