Author Archives: Sarah Chess

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How to Solve Global Conflict Like Kendall Jenner

Pepsi’s latest ad made two things very clear: we all want Kendall Jenner’s ability to rock two tone skinny jeans and her ability to quickly solve political conflict stemming from centuries of socio-economic inequality and institutionalized racism. Here’s how you…

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Trail Mix Without Raisins Sells Out Immediately

WHOLE FOODS MARKETS EVERYWHERE — Whole Foods announced this week that they would not be getting their new best-selling product, ‘Raisin-Free Trail Mix,’ back in stock for another two weeks. The product flew off shelves in mere hours after its…

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Man Takes Wham! Song Literally, Regifts Human Heart

  LOS ANGELES—Matthew Kilmer, diagnosed with coronary heart disease, woke up Thursday morning to an exciting early Christmas present—a heart that could potentially save his life. The life-saving heart did not come from Santa Clause but instead from 27-year-old organ…

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Through Thick-Rimmed Glasses: A Gluten Tale

It’s no secret that the world has suffered an epidemic. Starting in the mid-to-late 2000s, a staggering number of people, seemingly out of nowhere, became allergic to gluten, an affliction formally known as Celiac disease. Sadly, no population suffered more…

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Charles Shaw Wine Review

It’s Wine Thursday folks, and today I am going to be reviewing the 2015 Charles Shaw Valdiguié (in the Beaujolais nouveau style, of course). Deep red in color, I immediately knew this was a full-bodied wine with high tannin. Aromas…