Steve Abrams wouldn’t advise dropping out of college, though it seemed to work for him. He got out of there a semester in, and is now successfully the owner of New York City’s famous cupcake spot, Magnolia Bakery. Does Abrams regret missing those four years of higher education?
Abrams also talked to Big Think about what it's like to own a popular food joint in the city that never sleeps, while his brother Danny is doing the same thing on the Upper West Side. Is there ever strife between the two siblings as they navigate the fickle waters of New York?
Abrams delves into the push-pull between retaining the integrity of a brand and expanding it. Will we soon be able to buy Magnolia cupcakes in Whole Foods?
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Is it "perverseness," the "death drive," or something else?
A growing body of research shows promising signs that the keto diet might be able to improve mental health.
- The keto diet is known to be an effective tool for weight loss, however its effects on mental health remain largely unclear.
- Recent studies suggests that the keto diet might be an effective tool for treating depression, and clearing up so-called "brain fog," though scientists caution more research is necessary before it can be recommended as a treatment.
- Any experiments with the keto diet are best done in conjunction with a doctor, considering some people face problems when transitioning to the low-carb diet.
- It's an all-hands-on-deck moment in the arc of civilization.
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