Land of the brave – fattening them to death

(America’s) Farm policies have made low-nutritional commodities exceptionally cheap, providing the food industry with enormous incentive to market processed foods comprised mainly of refined grains and added sugars. In contrast, vegetables, whole fruits, legumes, nuts and high-quality proteins are much more expensive and, in “food deserts,” often unavailable.

—NYT: ‘Opinion | America’s Obesity Budget
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Smartphones – an invention I don’t like

I hate my mum’s phone and I wish she never had one. That is a invention that I don’t like.

A second grade student, Reported by BBC News

Me too, kid. It’s a sad comment on our generation, and our mass addiction.