The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 02.21.12


| 2/21/2012 1:31:45 PM


Tags: The Crockpot, romance novels, Picasso, Jackson Pollack, refrigerators, taste of smog, streets, card counters, Canadian whiskey fungus, think tanks, Ralph Nader, tortured writer, ,

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Romance novels are the least stuck-up books in the world, almost never reviewed or discussed at a dinner party. One is supposed to be embarrassed to have a taste for them. And yet, The Awl reminds us, so many of us do….

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Don’t be scared of Picasso and Pollock. New research shows that fear heightens your appreciation of abstract art.

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Would food taste better if you kept it on the kitchen counter? The project Save Food from the Refrigerator finds alternative ways to keep food fresh.