An article in the German newspaper Der Spiegel discusses the dubious efficacy of homeopathic remedies, which are under increased scrutiny in Europe as healthcare costs rise.
The Masticator was started by two Minneapolis-area visionaries as a zine in the summer of 2004. Issue two was never realized, and half of its founding force moved to Brooklyn. Three years later, the electronic version of The Masticator has far eclipsed its single print-bound predecessor. Today, The Masticator posts art reviews, random urban snapshots, gentle political mockery, and other short articles on subjects like cars, fashion, and books.