grocery-shopping

Why Men Feel Like They Have to Carry All Their Groceries Inside in One Trip

“The fewer trips to and fro the better,” answers Frank. “I’d say it’s stubbornness,” says G.J. “It’s a ‘macho’ thing,” adds Carlton. “Mostly, I think it’s laziness,” admits Douglas….

The Awkward Science of Designing Packaging For Embarrassing Products

If you’ve ever stood in a long line at the supermarket with a box of hemorrhoid cream, penile ointment or maybe a morning-after pill, you’ve…

Yes, There’s A National Award for Bagging Groceries. And I’m Your Reigning Champ

The inaugural National Grocers Association “Best Bagger Championship” in 1987 — aka “The Texas/Oklahoma Checkout Shootout” — featured two contestants and Terry Bradshaw as the master of ceremonies. The…

‘Sell by’ Dates Are a (Mostly) a Bunch of Bullshit

Americans waste a fuckton of food: Roughly 50 percent of all produce in the U.S. is thrown away. That’s about 60 million tons (or $160…