When it comes to culture, we’re interested in lots of it… music, art, sport, and most of all, food. Here’s what we’re into this week:


1. The simple labeling update that could prevent millions of tons of food from going in the trash | Washington Post

Aren’t we all guilty of throwing away food on its “Sell-By” date? New proposed Food Labeling Act will change labels to “Best if Used By” which will prevent many consumers from misreading labels and throwing out still edible and safe food. The Act will also allow manufacturers to donate products past the quality period, meaning more food will end up in homeless shelters and food pantries.

2. The 8 Best Bike Rides in Los Angeles | LAist

With constant beautiful weather, flat terrain, and plenty of places to ride, LA is the perfect city to spin your wheels. So we found this roundup of rides that’s mostly car-free — helping you avoid all of the stressful traffic — and includes links to the routes in Google Maps.

3. Nice Six-Pack | Tasting Table

Florida-based beer company Saltwater Brewery and New York ad agency We Believers developed edible and biodegradable six pack rings to hold its beer cans together without harming the environment, and at the same time recycling waste from the brewery. Summer plans: saving our ocean, one beer at a time.

4. The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year | Travel + Leisure

Want to know the cheapest places to travel each month of the year? This roundup gives you the inside scoop on the best deals you can get for both domestic and international travel each month, detailing both hotels and airfare. From Melbourne to Chicago, Beijing to New Orleans, there’s a destination here for everyone.

5. 5 Unconventional Traits All Successful People Have | Inc

We hear again and again that successful people are confident, persistent, patient, and so on. But what about the other traits no one talks about that move successful people forward in their careers? Humor isn’t the first thing that comes to mind, but natural leaders do often have the same contagious energy as our comedic friends…