Vegans love to claim that their “movement” is growing by leaps and bounds. They say that this time, the “logic” of veganism—which may kill more animals than eating a diet of grass-finished beef—will break through and that finally Americans will … Continue reading
Since at least 1998, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has operated a pet “shelter” — more than the misnamed Humane Society of the United States can claim. Unfortunately the dogs and cats that are taken into PETA’s shelter are usually killed. … Continue reading
The Consumers Union of the United States — the group that does the household appliance comparison tests and publishes the results in Consumer Reports — might know something about refrigerators, but its record and most recent foray into the food inside leaves … Continue reading
We saw a story last week that brought us good cheer: Eating meat helped humanity develop the brains that powered us to the top of the world. According to a researcher from Complutense University in Madrid, the evidence from prehistoric archaeological … Continue reading
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps must be fat. His teammate Ryan Lochte? Morbidly obese. At least that’s what one might think if we took a slew of questionable studies as gospel. That’s because Phelps and Lochte eat 6,000 to 12,000 calories per day when training for the Olympics. You … Continue reading
We’ve made fun of “The Latest Study” for a decade, and today, the mockery rings truer than ever. The newest “latest study” may take the cake. A UCLA press release screams: “Sugar makes you stupid” — and in case that … Continue reading
The New York Times recently posed a challenge to meat eaters: Defend eating animals. In typical Times fashion, the odds were stacked firmly against the forces of common sense and bacon grease: The judges included the godfather of the animal … Continue reading
Patrick Moore, the co-founder of Greenpeace
who later saw the light
, continues to keep a watchful eye
on his former comrades. In yesterday’s Vancouver Sun
, Moore argues that Greenpeace may be endangering forest conservation in Indonesia by trying to convince public and private entities that...
There may already be overwhelming scientific evidence
the health benefits from eating fish (all those omega-3s) outweigh the concerns about minor mercury exposure
(the EPA’s Reference Dose includes a ten-fold safety cushion
against levels of mercury consumption that will cause possible health risks), but scientists...
PETA is known for many things, but good taste? Not one of them. The latest case in point: a billboard slated to go up in Sarasota that mocks a local man who was severely bitten in the thigh by a bull shark
this week, landing him in intensive...