Our modern moralizing about sugars destructive nutritional emptiness takes on meaning only in a culture where appetite has been disconnected from physical labor, most consumption is surplus to our needs, and sweetness is segregated into a separate world of danger, indulgence and anxiety.
Fifteen years later, the cast, crew and creators for Varsity Blues sat down to chat about how it all happened: the script that was stuck in bankruptcy, the epic race with Friday Night Lights to get to the theaters first, the auditions, the on-set shenanigans, the injuries and the tales only the making of a Hollywood film can provide.
How our increasingly closed-off lives are poisoning our politics and endangering our health.
For the FBI, not even the most technically adept member of Anonymous can stay anonymous forever.
The Russian Presidents anti-Western, conservative creed is making him a hero at home.
Does a murder still count when the assailant unconsciously and involuntarily kills?
Rand Paul and the libertarians could win young voters for the GOP if the party doesnt shut them down.
Syrians who knew Moner Mohammad Abusalha recall when the American first arrived: When we received him, we were shocked. He didnt look like a fighter at all.
The offspring of the failed assassins endured generations of persecution.
The summer of 1799 saw a new fad take hold in certain circles of London society: the inhalation of Laughing Gas. The overseer and pioneer of these experiments was a young Humphry Davy, future President of the Royal Society. Davys extreme and near-fatal regime of self-experimentation with the gas not only marked a new era in the history of science but a turn toward the philosophical and literary romanticism of the century to come.