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I wish every week was Sandwich Week

Article: I wish every week was Sandwich Week

In celebration of GOOD Magazine’s Sandwich Week, they’re rolling out the sandwhich porn on their site, and for someone who dreams up drool-worthy sandwich combinations on a regular basis, that’s dangerous rabbit hole to go down. But I can’t resist. And really, why should I? What’s the worst that could happen – I wake up in a pile of pastrami after a rye/mustard/pickle-induced coma? Bring it on. Check out the carb-heavy coverage…

A kiss can be ten times more effective than morphine in reducing pain

Article: A kiss can be ten times more effective than morphine in reducing pain

GOOD put together this fantastic supercut of famous kiss scenes from cinema history along with pop-up scientific facts about one of our favorite activities.

March Madness by the numbers

Article: March Madness by the numbers

Aside from Chat Roulette, most of the country right now is obsessed with March Madness, the annual NCAA basketball tournament. GOOD Magazine shares this interesting infographic from Fast Company that explains how this tournament pays it forward.

Evolution of the Squirt Gun

Article: Evolution of the Squirt Gun

Jason Polan illustrated for GOOD Magazine a great infographic, a comprehensive graphic depicting the evolution of the preferred nonlethal playground weapon of the summer: the squirt or water gun. It’s amazing how much the Super Soakers dominated the Nineties. For good reason because they absolutely dominated. Click here to enlarge. Relatedly, check out this guy’s…

Farmers' marketing and markets

Article: Farmers' marketing and markets

Living in both San Francisco and New York the past decade has allowed me to take advantage of some fantastic farmers’ markets. So it came as a surprise for me to learn that only 1% of the total food produced in the U.S. comes from farmers’ markets. (Perrin seemed just as confounded in her post about the New Amsterdam Market.) Why aren’t more people enjoying these bounties?

Burgernomics: The Big Mac index

Article: Burgernomics: The Big Mac index

The Economist recently published their popular “Big Mac Index,” a semi-annual “lighthearted guide to valuing currencies” that “is based on the theory of purchasing-power parity (PPP), which says that exchange rates should equalise the price of a basket of goods in each country.” The single baseline product for comparison is McDonald’s Big Mac which can…

GOOD Magazine graphics archive

Article: GOOD Magazine graphics archive

Click here for larger view. With a tagline (“For people who give a damn”) that activist millennials can relate to, GOOD Magazine, which was founded in 2006 by Brown graduate Ben Goldhirsh, has gained a reputation for its informative and unique graphic visualizations or “Transparencies” as they are called. These are now archived and available…