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Apple of My Eye

19 May

“I just want an apple,” the lanky teen confessed as he trailed me through the grocery store’s alley.

“You know what they say: An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” he recited flirtatiously.

I couldn’t help but shudder. The innocuous apple, the fruit famous for wooing teachers and warding away physicians, has been forever sullied in my mind thanks to a series of articles stumbled across while researching organic food. That discovery has made all apples the equivalent of Snow White’s to me: Poisonous. Dripping with venom. Deadly. Okay, so perhaps I’m exaggerating a bit. But studies show that the average apple has more pesticide residue than other fruit and veggies. Continue reading

The Wrath of Jobs: Can he single-handedly kill Flash?

10 May

Today when I logged into Twitter, the following words were scrolling down the home page: “Apple killed the floppy disk, the trackball, the stylus and the Walkman. Flash will be dead within a year.” A bit obnoxious, don’t you think? Continue reading