Archive for June, 2012

Sugar: Not as sweet as Coca-Cola would have you think

 In 1983, Steve Jobs tried to recruit John Sculley, President of PepsiCo, to jump ship and join the Apple Train instead. He offered the famous clincher: “Do you want to sell sugared water for the rest of your life? Or do you want to come with me and change the world?” I would have been […]


God Save the Queen — and hat fashion, too

One time as a little tyke I climbed on top of the washing machine in our laundry room and snooped in the cupboards above it. On one of the shelves under a bunch of rags I found an old copy of a Life Magazine. The cover was a photo of a pretty woman wearing a […]