"After two to three hours, the body is transformed into a sterile coffee-colored liquid the consistency of motor oil that can be safely poured down the drain, alongside a dry bone residue similar in appearance to cremated remains."
GOOD magazine: The emergence of the sustainable death industry.
Food for Thinkers
is a week-long, distributed, online conversation looking at food writing from as wide and unusual a variety of perspectives as possible. Between January 18 and January 23, 2011, more than 40 food and non-food writers will respond to a question posed by GOOD's newly-launched Food hub
: What does—or could, or even should—it mean to write about food today?
Is the rise of automation from computers software
and web-fueled outsourcing
leading to a shrinking middle class
? MIT Economist David Autor
thinks so. Good Magazine speculates
on the implications for America's future.
Some amusing stuff here. Eg, right now the home page has "An Interview with Neal Pollack
Using Questions Intended for Mark Kingwell
that Refer to His New Book."