Chasing That Bacon

The reward of great tasting food is a strong motivator, for better or worse. For my part, crushing a delicious meal after logging a few extra miles is one of life’s simple pleasures. I could pound chips and guacamole every day until forever. Not to mention Brazilian steak with rice and beans, banana pancakes or my specialty, homemade BBQ chicken pizza. So good. The American Chemical Society dug into why food is so motivating and produced a slick edit on why bacon smells so good. Sarah Gray reports for Salon. 

In Other News

From The Windup

Chart: the best and worst ceremonial first pitchesThe Washington Post

The Not-So Short End of The Sticks

A Japanese man built a gorgeous canoe made entirely of disposable wooden chopsticksThe Scuttlefish

Push Notifications

Why golfers never hear the end of it for using push cartsThe Wall Street Journal


The entertaining saga of Spurs forward Matt Bonner’s shoe deal – ESPN

A Beautiful Tribute

UC Santa Barbara students paddled out to honor the victims of the Isla Vista shootings – The Los Angeles Times