Superior Frenchness, Veggie Dating & Never-Edible Foods

Curating the very best reads weekly from our daily recommendation engine, We Heart This.

Why French Women Are Superior
from Paul Rudnick at the New Yorker

How to Date a Vegetarian
from Lauren Passell at The Frisky

Being Bilingual Makes You Smarter
from Yudhijit Bhattacharjee at the New York Times

Tennessee Stops Agenda 21 and Sustainable Development
by Lloyd Alter at Treehugger

7 Foods You Should Never Eat
by Lacy Boggs Renner at Organic Authority

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Mike Sowden

Mike Sowden is a freelance writer based in the north of England, obsessed with travel, storytelling and terrifyingly strong coffee. He has written for online & offline publications including Mashable, Matador Network and the San Francisco Chronicle, and his work has been linked to by Lonely Planet, World Hum and Lifehacker. If all the world is a stage, he keeps tripping over scenery & getting tangled in the curtain - but he's just fine with that.