It’s Tuesday. Why work when you could chow down on some of last week's most substantial headlines?
Fun with drunk people: at a bar in France, researchers asked drunk people to answer philosophical questions. Turns out the drunker we are, the more utilitarian we are. (The Atlantic)
A mediation on cronuts, competition, and the future of the art of pastry. (The New Yorker)
Anxiety-producing thing-of-the-week: BPAs, greasy food, and receipts. (Civil Eats)
U.C. Berkley announces a new initiative – the Global Food Initiative – which seeks to address the question of "how to sustainably feed a world population expected to reach eight billion people by 2025." (U.C. Berkley)
Ditch the fun-sized, chemical-laden candy bars this Halloween and make your own candy corn, caramel apple caramels, or even ‘chocolate ghostly’ Halloween bark. (Epicurious.)
The Ebola epidemic is causing a massive food crisis in West Africa— 40% of farmers in Sierra Leone have reportedly abandoned their fields. (Jezebel’s Kitchenette)
Consider beer’s gender politics with this article on hipster masculinity and the so-called “Miller High Life Man”. (Punch)