Why is vanilla so expensive? | The Economist

In recent years, natural vanilla has sometimes been more expensive than silver by weight. Vanilla farmers in Madagascar are cashing in—but violence, theft and volatile markets are threatening their prospects. … Read More

Self-Proclaimed ‘Fat Guy’ Who Attempted To Bike Across America Returns To ‘Dr. Phil’

June 2016 “was the lowest point in my life,” says self-proclaimed “fat guy” Eric. At the time, he weighed 560 lbs. and his wife, Angie, had just left him. Then, … Read More

Study: Human Body Rejects “Biggest Loser” Weight Loss Techniques

The contestants on “The Biggest Loser” lose dozens, if not hundreds of pounds in some cases. Researchers have studied several of the contestants to learn more about the human body. … Read More