Michael Jacobson

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    It Looks Like People Are Eating a Lot of Wood Pulp These Days

    Ella's Dad/Flickr​Perhaps in part because we're usually too busy worrying about whether there's shit in our meat, most of us have never really paid attention to cellulose. But apparently, we should, because it's in a whole host of things we stuff down our gullets.

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    August 6, 2010

    Cheetos Have No Friend in the Senate

    Nikolas Muray, FlickrPoliticians against crap for a change.​Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which will commit $4.5 billion to federal child nutrition programs, including school lunch, over the next decade, The Washington Post reports.

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    GreenBox to Revolutionize Pizza; Bill Owens Hasn't 'Got Milk'

    ​The GreenBox is a new pizza box that allows you to rip off the top and separate it into four plates, while the bottom folds in half and becomes a container for leftovers. The GreenBox was invented by William Walsh, who came up with the idea in college. [NY Daily News] Certain "Smart Choices" ... More >>

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    October 29, 2008
  • News

    May 9, 2006

    Fire Storms

    An inferno in Greenpoint highlights a drop in the number of fire investigators

  • News

    November 9, 2004

    Million-Dollar Blocks

    The neighborhood costs of America's prison boom

  • News

    September 7, 2004

    Playing Trumps

    The Donald returns in magazine form, with Trump World—it's a glossy—set to hit the stands

  • News

    December 12, 2000

    Roaming Rikers

    Stun Shields, Stray Cats, Buck-Fifties, Boofing: The Top Brass’s Tour of America’s Largest Penal Colony

  • News

    April 20, 1999

    Cipher Safir

    Forget About It! His Cop Record Is Worse Than His Capers