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Food For Thought

There is a restaurant in Pittsburgh whose mission is to serve food only from countries the United States are in conflict with,it is called “Conflict Kitchen”. The idea behind it is to expose Pittsburgh’s palates to an unusual mean of understanding of other traditions. The seduction of food does the …

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Ethics of Photography

The debate on the ethical limits of art and all its mediums such as photography has always been a controversial topic that has not found a definitive answer yet. March 16th, 1978: Aldo Moro, then president of Christian Democracy (Italy’s relative majority party at the time) is kidnapped by a …

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Moto
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Moto: Food & Wow Factors

There is a place called Moto , more precisely a molecular gastronomy restaurant in the Fulton River District of Chicago where the tasting menu starts with you eating the menu. Moto’s Michelin starred chef Homaro Cantu is looking to create a shocking yet tasty experience with a WOW factor that …

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Eggs
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Eggs & Prisoner’s Dilemma

Easter is approaching; it’s a time for family, food and of course eggs. All children know the trade-off they constantly face: if they don’t behave well, their craved Easter eggs are at risk and the more naughty they are, the more they will have to forget about their sought chocolate …

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Simulation of Reality

What if the world we live in were a simulation of reality? Many of you will probably have seen or heard of “the Truman Show”. In any case, I’ll refresh your memory: the film protagonist, Truman, lives in a simulation of reality where people he interacts with are actors and …

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