Michelle Obama Targets Military Obesity; The Inventor of Lemonheads Dies

• Michelle Obama is bringing her focus on nutrition to troops, since “obese Americans in the military are a national security hazard,” as this article says. Ouch. [Reuters]

• The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is suing major beer makers and even local beer stores for allegedly contributing to chronic alcoholism within the tribe. [AP via HuffPo]

• R.I.P. to the inventor of Atomic Fireballs and Lemonheads, Nello Ferrara; in addition to making our childhood sweet, the man was also evidently an “impulsive singer.” Aw. [USAT]

• Not only are single-cup brewers less than cost-effective, but if you own a Tassimo T-disc brewer, it’s being recalled for causing burns. [NYDN]

• Why did Hawthorne’s former mayor steal that commercial food mixer that got him in such hot water? He wanted to make pizza, of course! [CBS]

• Remembering Port’s, West Hollywood’s long-gone bar and restaurant, where a typical night may find Antonioni, Coppola, Kinky Friedman, and Oliver Stone having a meal. [The Daily Meal]

• Learn hot to make desserts from The Gothic age at The Getty in early March. [LAT]