Author: Josh Baum

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Down In The Dumps

The blue bins are for recycling; everyone knows that. Everything in those bins gets melted down and reused for manufacturing paper or plastics in the future. Except that this isn’t happening anymore. In Philadelphia, for example, the municipality i...

Down In The Dumps

The blue bins are for recycling; everyone knows that. Everything in those bins gets melted down and reused for manufacturing paper or plastics in the future. Except that this isn’t happening anymore. In Philadelphia, for example, the municipality i...

The Polish Rebellion

What happens when the clergy are the ones kneeling in the confessional, begging for forgiveness? Well, the Poles may be about to find out. Anger and resentment toward the Catholic Church is reaching unprecedented levels in Poland. Late in February, i...

The Polish Rebellion

What happens when the clergy are the ones kneeling in the confessional, begging for forgiveness? Well, the Poles may be about to find out. Anger and resentment toward the Catholic Church is reaching unprecedented levels in Poland. Late in February, i...

Japan’s Baby Problem

Diapers may be Japan’s most pressing issue of 2019. The Japanese diaper industry is booming, so what is the problem? Japan sells more adult diapers than child ones! This disturbing revelation sits at the epicenter of an aging crisis in Japan. With ...

Japan’s Baby Problem

Diapers may be Japan’s most pressing issue of 2019. The Japanese diaper industry is booming, so what is the problem? Japan sells more adult diapers than child ones! This disturbing revelation sits at the epicenter of an aging crisis in Japan. With ...

Meat’s Modern Foes

An industry promoting its own scientific studies, denying existing and factual data, lobbying departments within the government, and funneling large sums of money into the pockets of congressmen and women–this sounds like Big Tobacco, right? Well, ...

Meat’s Modern Foes

An industry promoting its own scientific studies, denying existing and factual data, lobbying departments within the government, and funneling large sums of money into the pockets of congressmen and women–this sounds like Big Tobacco, right? Well, ...

All Aboard The Future

Trains aren’t sexy. They’re those lumbering, screaming steel cages billowing smoke as they rumble slowly along to their destination. Or are they those fun little toys that five-year-old children play with on the kitchen floor? Either way, they ar...

All Aboard The Future

Trains aren’t sexy. They’re those lumbering, screaming steel cages billowing smoke as they rumble slowly along to their destination. Or are they those fun little toys that five-year-old children play with on the kitchen floor? Either way, they ar...