Book review: The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science by J. Kenji López-Alt pays obsessive attention to details. (New Yorker)

Quote of the Day

"So who does own a company? The answer is that no one does, any more than anyone owns the river Thames, the National Gallery, the streets of London, or the air we breathe. "

(John Kay)

Chart of the Day

Why are commodity prices are still falling?