You’ve seen many, many Web posts claiming to deliver the secret of losing weight fast and keeping it off. And the vast majority are based either on urban legends or wishful thinking. Or outright hokum. But here’s a method approved by no less an authority than Cambridge University…

Carrot Jacket - © 2015 maggiejs.ca

Okay. Here’s an issue that majestically spans the equally quirky but (usually) widely-separated realms of Food and Fashion. I’ve just stumbled across a premiere reference to something called ‘Vegan leather’. I’m looking into it – and I’m afraid I’m not gonna like what I find out…

Restaurant For Singles - © walkerplanet.com

You’ve read, in these posts, about novelty restaurant themes.But now there’s an eatery that caters to the most neglected dining demographic on the face of the earth: Singles. But… Should the operators of this establishment remain passive purveyors, or actively try putting solo diners together?

McWhopper Prototype - Key - © 2015 Burger King

Burger King has kicked off a new promotional campaign – a partnership with arch-rival McDonald’s – designed to promote World Peace rather than either company’s wares. It’s a bit of a long story, and it even involves the United Nations. But it’s a good one and I’m going to tell it anyway…