Taylor Berman

Taylor Berman is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to The Fresh Toast, he worked as an editor and writer at Gawker.com, an editor and writer at MentalFloss.com, a staff writer at Fuse, a fact-checker at New York Magazine, an editorial assistant at a medical publisher, a community organizer in Baltimore, and an English teacher in South Korea. He is also a contributing editor at Spin.com and a co-host of the hit podcast Food on Franklin.

Recent articles

5 Ways To Become More Empathetic

Empathy is a vital trait for maintaining all sorts of relationships, ranging from friendships to marriages. It's a trait that takes time, practice and personal growth in order to flourish.

Prince Harry Reportedly Fell For Jennifer Aniston After Seeing Her In This

Apparently Prince Harry has a thing for actresses who play characters named "Rachel". Meghan Markle is famous for her role as Rachel Zane on "Suits", but she's not the first Rachel to steal Harry's heart.

First LSD ‘Microdosing’ Study Demonstrates Silicon Valley Bro Trend Isn’t All Positive

A new study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry demonstrates empirical proof that microdosing is not merely a placebo effect, although it disputes the level of benefits that microdosing provides users.

Dogs Have ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’ Because They Spend So Much Time With Humans

This seemingly simple movement of eyebrows is proof of canine evolution and is due to their constant cohabitation with humans.

Congress Lays Out Expectations For FDA On Hemp-CBD In Budget Report

The report is kind of a big deal because it outlines Congress’ expectations for the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) when it comes to Hemp-CBD.

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Pet Marijuana Overdoses Are Up 145 Percent in New York

The A.S.P.C.A.’s national animal poison control center says it’s seen a 144 percent increase in pet marijuana overdoses from 2010 to 2015.

Texas Lawmaker Wants To End Driving Suspensions For Drug Convictions

Dem. Rep. Beto O’Rourke has introduced a bill to repeal a federal law to suspend or remove the driver’s licenses of people convicted of drug offenses.

Oakland Company Donates Free Cannabis Products To Cancer Patients

Oakland-based Jetty Extracts has established the Shelter Project which gives free cannabis oils to cancer patients if they are in need.

Uruguay Will Become First Country To Allow Pharmacies To Sell Weed Over The Counter

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1486668957285-0'); });On Thursday, Uruguay announced that it will become the first country in the world to sell marijuana over the counter in pharmacies. As High Times notes, the move comes four years after...

Man Fined $190 for “Walking” His Snake in Park Without a Leash

If you take your pet to a park in South Dakota, you better put a leash on it…even it can't technically run. Otherwise you might end up like Jerry Kimball, who was ticketed on April 1 for...

Spaghetti Doughnuts Are Now A Thing In NYC

A company called Pop Pasta is debuting spaghetti doughnuts at a food market and we are dying because we love them so very much.