Police Arrest Grease Thieves

Police in Nebraska said they pulled over a pickup truck believed to have been used in a series of used cooking grease thefts and arrested two suspects. A string of thefts have involved a total of 4,000 pounds of used cooking grease.


Decoding the Price of Beer

One must look to changes in international trade in grain and hops to undertand the economic forces behind the cost of beer.


Coffee and Prostate Cancer

According to a new study, men who drink at least six or more cups of coffee a day could be reducing their risk for advanced prostate cancer by 60 percent.


Gadget Keeps Wine Glasses Dishwasher-Safe

Quirky's silicone "Tether" is designed to keep wine glasses from rattling (and breaking) in the dishwasher.


Nigel Slater's Classic Lemonade

Just add unwaxed lemons, sugar, filtered water, elderflower cordial, and "the shade of a leafy tree."


Gilt Groupe Launches Luxe Food Site

Gilt Taste, a combination luxury food shopping destination and online food magazine helmed by Ruth Reichl, went live today.


Exploding Watermelons

Watermelon farmers in China are are perplexed by the occurrence of exploding fruit. Some blame use of a type of growth chemical.


In Praise of Iced Coffee

Contemplating iced coffee and its regional variants, from Vietnamese cà phê to Greek frappé.


On Late-Night Eating and Weight Gain

Recent studies suggest that eating at night may lead to weight gain. However it’s not clear why.


Suspects Arrested in Bacon Heist

Two men and a teenager were arrested for steeling three boxes of bacon from an Anderson, Indiana store.