Post Profile






How Meat Science (And Marketing) Gave the World the Flat Iron Steak

Scientists have been involved in the discovery of some cuts of beef, such as flat iron steak. (Photo: Internet Archive/Public Domain) A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. You may not like meat, but even if you do, you may not think of it in terms of innovation. It sounds like a concept incompatible with the idea of meat—we do so many things with cows, chicken, fish, and pigs that it's difficult to consider these animals in terms of reinvention.
read more

share

Related Posts


The Surprisingly Resilient History of IGA, Which Gave Small Towns Groceries

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

An old sign for an IGA in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo: Joel Kramer/CC BY 2.0) A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. While I don't hold the simple, e...

The Slow Demise of Asbestos, the Carcinogen that Gave 'The Wizard of Oz' Snow

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

Asbestos removal. (Photo: microlors/shutterstock.com) A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. Throughout our history as a country, we've quickly turned...

A Short History of Rakes, and Why You Should Think Twice About Using Them

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

But what do you do with leaves once they're on the ground? (Photo: Cristian Bortes/CC BY 2.0) A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. People are unheal...

A Brief History of Rock Stars Destroying Guitars

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

A damaged guitar. (Photo: Jmann7702/Public Domain) A version of this post originally appeared on the Tedium newsletter. It's not often that we get to say, "Poor Bryan Adams," but a recent experience he dealt with at an Egyptian airp...

The Biochemist Behind Light Beer, the Greatest Marketing Gimmick the World Has Ever Seen

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

Bud light taps. (Photo: Michael Dorausch/CC BY-SA 2.0) A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. When it comes to products we eat or drink, we love our g...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC