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When Luxury and Trashy Collide: Inside One Man's Dumpster House

Would you live in a dumpster? Probably not, but this guy in Berkeley is making it look pretty sweet.

Trash can-dweller Oscar the Grouch is no longer alone in his choice of digs. A Berkeley, California man has erected a one-person house in a dumpster, of all places. While the art of dumpster swimming pools and dumpster diving are already ways of life for the thrifty or adventuresome, Gregory Kloehn is elevating the dumpster-centric movement to new levels with his dumpster house, complete with amenities that rival some luxury condos.

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How Do Couples Decide Who Takes Out the Trash?

In heterosexual relationships, if the guy always takes out the trash, is the couple just repeating gender stereotypes?

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Food for Thinkers: Shooting Sustainably Sourced Fish in a Barrel

Lisa Bramen has some fun asking whether contemporary food fetishization has "Gone Too Far."

With a name like Food & Think, the Smithsonian's food and culture blog was a no-brainer for inclusion in Food for Thinkers week. Fortunately, it's also one of my favorite food blogs—well written, well researched, and enjoyably eclectic. Recent posts have included a look at the people food is named after (who were Sara Lee and Dr. Pepper, anyway?) as well as the history of the soup kitchen (it was invented in Munich by Count Rumford, as part of a scheme to rid the city of beggars).

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