There's a really interesting story in the Wall Street Journal about the work of Gary McMurray. The robot builder once built military robots to help locate terrorist bombs but has spent the last eight years building...robot chicken deboners. These robots are meant to precisely separate chicken meat ... More >>
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Despite intermittent heavy rains and bone-chilling cold, the Union Square Greenmarket was mobbed this afternoon with locavores and non-can-ovores seeking supplies for tomorrow's pig-out.
Rebecca Marx Consumers may not like the idea of spending more for healthy menu items, but studies have found they are willing to pay a bit more for eggs that come from chickens living in humane conditions. And that's a good thing, because thanks to a new agreement between the Humane Society o ... More >>
Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Vict ... More >>
Alabama's eggheads ponder how to protect their hens, roosters corporations mount a schmear campaign during the conventions