There are over 500 million hungry people in the world—but that number only tells part of the story. The other part of it is the amount of the actual food shortfall. So how much food would we need to make up the gap? There’s now an exact number.
In America, we throw out more than a third of our food, an insane 730 football stadiums worth every year. That’s up by about 50 percent since the ‘70s. Meanwhile, 50 million Americans are hungry. John Oliver spent last night’s Last Week Tonight looking into the causes of this ugly state of affairs.
Researchers at the University of California in Merced recently put together a look at where in the country you could survive on only local foods and concluded that 90% of the U.S. could make it. So should you be taking your grocery list out to your local fields? Nope, and here’s why.
The world has over 200 million fewer hungry people than it did 25 years ago. So does that mean hunger is decreasing around the world? The answer is yes — but sadly, not everywhere.
Hunger is a problem all around the world, but in some places,that problem is getting better, and in some places it isn’t. So what are the improvers doing differently than the rest of the world? There’s one big difference.
A great cult movie is like a weird underground discovery, that feels so strange and wonderful, you suspect that you're the first person ever to appreciate it properly. But certain cult films have acquired fame and influence to rival any blockbuster, and have become part of our shared vocabulary. Here are 30 essential…
A new interactive graphic from Oxfam takes a look at the overall food quality in every country. Find out why the Netherlands came in first and Chad came in last.
As revealed at Comic-Con, Marvel’s Ultimate Universe is in fior some tough times, but its troubles begin tomorrow when the original 616-universe Galactus stops by for a bite. Plus new Mass Effect, new Fathom, and new Army of Darkness comics
Anyone who has ever put off their lunch break just a little too long knows how much hunger can mess with your head. But hunger doesn't just change how we think. It can fundamentally alter how we perceive the world.