What We Read This Week


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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


HEALTH

Kraft is making its SpongeBob SquarePants mac & cheese slightly more natural

The neon sheen of Kraft’s macaroni and cheese is kind of iconic, but it’s also just as artificial as it looks — the sauce gets its color from Yellow 5 and Yellow 6, dyes that have been banned in some countries due to health effects. Starting early next year, though, the familiar “cheez” color will be a little more muted, achieved with colorful spices like paprika and turmeric…Read Full Article

From Grist


TECHNOLOGY

3D-printed artificial reefs bring back sea life in Persian Gulf

The technology behind 3D printing can be used for more than just making tiny plastic objects. Scientists are applying the concept to everything from printing tools from moon rock to now creating artificial reefs…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


SPIRITUALITY

Meatless Monday Movement

The Meatless Monday campaign was started in 2003 by an advertising whiz and the John Hopkins School of Public Health to market dietary change. The idea is to cut out meat one day a week to improve health and the environment…Read Full Article

From Spirituality & Practice


POLITICS

Toronto Mayor: ‘Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine’

“Yes I have smoked crack cocaine… Probably in one of my drunken stupors.” That’s what embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford just dropped on the media during a surprise press conference just after noon ET on Tuesday…Read Full Article

From NPR: The Two-Way


ENVIRONMENT

Trash as far as the eye can see: Worldwide waste production could increase 3X by 2100

Every day, we generate over 3.5 million tons of solid waste—a tenfold increase over the past century. That figure will likely double again by 2025. On our current path, it could balloon to over 11 million tons per day by 2100, a tripling of today’s rate, with sub-Saharan Africa fueling most of the growth…Read Full Article

From Treehugger


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Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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