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Vending Machines: What’s Your Favorite Number/Letter Combination?

Sooner or later you will likely have your next sharing moment with a vending machine: You share your money and the machine shares its calories. Vending machines actually have a holy history. Around 215 BC the mathematician Hero invented a type of vending device that accepted bronze coins to dispense holy water. Vending eventually became […]

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Vending Machines: What Are Your Favorite Letter/Number Combinations?

Sooner or later you’ll have your next sharing moment with a vending machine – you share your money and the machine shares its calories. Vending machines are everywhere – down the hall from your office or around the corner from your hotel room, in hospital waiting rooms, in train stations, and calling your name on […]

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Road Trip? Why Not Roadmap Your Miles And Your Meals?

Planning a road trip?  You know that you’re going to have to stop for a snack or a meal along the way.  Do you leave your food choices to chance? I drive a lot.  I have three long road trips coming up in the next month. I know that I’m going to stop for a […]

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Food As Medicine?

Hippocrates (460 -377 BC) said our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food. This photo is of the vending machine in the family/guest waiting room on the ambulatory surgery floor of a major New York City hospital. Wouldn’t Hippocrates be horrified?

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