How far away from work do you live? How much of your pay gets used up to get you to and from work, get you around town, and pay for where you live? As gas and food prices continue to rise, "affordability
" has become a more critical notion for everyday Americans. The Center for Neighborhood Technology
developed their Housing + Transportation Affordability Index
, which aims to help better inform renters and owners about the relationship of transportation options to where one lives.
The Near-Fame Experience
: A fascinating interview with former contestants of Bravo
reality television shows Project Runway
and Top Chef
, presenting the fickle nature of fame and how it can come at significant professional and personal cost, if at all.
A sampling of the range of medieval and 18th C. European diets from Michael de Leone's Ein Buch von Guter Speise
and Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
's Physiologie du goût (The Physiology of Taste)