Did you know that each year food companies use 5 billion pounds of salt, or that scientists in the food industry have used brain scans to determine that our brains respond to sugar in much the same way they respond to cocaine, or that one in every three adults and one in five children are… View more
Gummy Bears Should Not Be Organic (and other opinions I can’t back up with facts) by Stefanie Wilder-Taylor.
I came upon this book while roving through the new adult non-fiction on the second floor and picked it up because of the giant gummy teddy on the front (it was almost break time and I was looking forward to a sugar fix and this seemed to at least temporarily appease my cravings). I immediately… View more
I was immediately drawn to the cover of The Flea because I don’t recall ever seeing such an adorable, minimalist interpretation of a parasite. The story begins with our protagonist (the flea) showing us exactly how teeny he is (1mm) but as we turn the page, we see him moving from lofty to loftier vantage… View more