A few weeks ago, we were sitting around the office arguing over this simple question: Who had richer parents, journalists or people working in finance? Doctors or artists? More generally: What’s the link between household income during childhood and job choice during adulthood?
One of the best segments I’ve heard on Fresh Air in a long time. He may oversimplify the conflict to some extent, but he still makes a lot of damn good points.
A team of scientists (really) has determined that a toast sandwich (really) is the UK’s cheapest meal. It’s a slice of toast, seasoned with salt and pepper, between two pieces of bread with butter. It’s a great way for people on a budget to get their recommended daily allowance of vitamins and sadness.