Alisa Marin

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This Adorable Newborn Puppy Photo Shoot Will Make Your Heart Melt

That's one proud mama!<p>Maternity photo shoots are a great way to help parents capture their little ones at their absolute cutest, and this dachshund's photo shoot is no exception. The proud new mother recently went viral with these gorgeous photos of her six newborn puppies, leaving plenty of melted …

Cute

Need Help Going Vegan? We've Got You

We get a lot of emails and messages from those of you who have watched <i>Cowspiracy</i> and want to make a dietary change, but are at a loss of where to …

Who Needs Meat and Seafood? These 15 Recipes Are Packed With Plant-Based Zinc!

You’ve probably seen a bottle of zinc supplements in the drugstore, but have you ever wondered what it is and what it does for your body? Zinc is a …

Recipes

We’ve Got Great Stews! 32 Warming Vegan Stew Recipes

By Lora O’Brien We all know the routine – as the evenings get colder, our food gets hotter. There’s nothing more comforting than a hearty meal to …

Curries

Why This Multimillion Dollar Pet Food Company Won't Sell to PetSmart or Petco

The Honest Kitchen has achieved a 30 percent year-over-year revenue growth rate in 14 years in the pet food market.<p>4 min read<p><i>The Honest Kitchen was ranked in the 2016 Entrepreneur 360™, our annual list of the best entrepreneurial companies in the U.S. Founder and CEO Lucy Postins will make an</i> …

Profit

Why A Woman Trump Supporter Left Me Breathless At Walmart

The other day a woman in the checkout line at the store (oh fine -- it was Walmart) asked me if I was voting in the upcoming election.<p>I nodded eagerly. "Oh yes," I said.<p>Finally. Here was a woman, let's just call her Helen, encouraging other women to vote. Together we could shut down a sexual …

If you've got nervous pets these videos will help calm them down during fireworks — really!

If you’re a pet parent, you know that most beloved, fluffy companions hate loud noises caused by storms and fireworks. Luckily, there is help in …

Vegan Thanksgiving Menu

• Thanksgiving• <b><br>Vegan Thanksgiving Menu</b><p>Skipping out on animal products doesn't mean skimping on comforting, carb-y dishes—it actually means you can focus on bolder flavors brimming with spice and explore textures beyond the usual seven kinds of creamy. Give this menu a peek and tell us you're not …

Make an Indoor Water Garden in a Jar for Carefree Greenery

If you don’t have a green thumb but want to liven up your home or office with some plants, it might be time to get aquatic. Aquatic plants can offer …

Who lives longer – meat eaters or vegetarians?

Our ability to live a long life is influenced by a combination of our genes and our environment. In studies that involve identical twins, scientists …

Holistic Medicine

I’m with stupid: The entire 2016 election has been an insult to our intelligence

Donald Trump isn’t the only one to lie with impunity. Logic, facts and intelligence are the losers in this election<p>Back in 2008 only weeks away from the election of Barack Obama as president, British journalist George Monbiot wondered how U.S. politics had come to be “dominated by people who make a …

Dogs Mentally Understand How Much We Love Them, Canine Cognition Expert Assures

We recently learned that your dog most likely lovingly dreams of you, so it should be no surprise that you are on their mind almost all of the …

Top 10 Best Travel Backpack for Women [Reviews 2018]

A backpack is one of an essential element for travelers. They need to use a backpack to carry their travel and daily essentials. As most of the …

Harambe Isn’t The Perfect Meme—It’s A Racist One

Last week, <i>The Atlantic</i> ran a piece titled, “How Harambe Became the Perfect Meme.” The subtitle read: “The slain gorilla signifies nothing — except …

Italian High-School Students Create Vending Machine That Turns Plastic Trash into Phone Cases

A group of high-school students from Italy have invented an awesome vending machine that grinds used plastic bottles into pellets which are then …

The 'tampon tax' is not a marginal issue – it's the force of structural sexism at work

I’m sick of conversations about the tax on tampons being shut down by claims that there are more important issues to worry about. Of course there are. There are always more important “things” to worry about. But this is – despite what you’ve been told – an issue of vital importance. An issue that …

Feminism

Top-performing Asian countries use the 'mastery approach' to teach math in schools — and now it's spreading

For example, half of primary schools in England are getting £41 million (roughly $54 million) over the next four years to teach the method, according to the UK government.<p>It's a vast departure for the UK, that, like the US, has embraced a different method for teaching math: the "mindset …

10 Tips for Hiking and Backpacking with Your Dog

The Best Hiking Partners Have Four Legs!<p>Most dog breeds love to get outside for a hike, almost as much as they love treats. My dog instantly goes …

17 book recommendations from 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson

Actress Emma Watson and Hermione Granger, the "Harry Potter" character she played for a decade, have at least one thing in common: They <i>love</i> to read.<p>After starring in the billion-dollar franchise — which she did from 11 to 21 — Watson attended Brown University and graduated in 2014 with a bachelor's …

4-legged healers soothe hospital's stressed-out docs, nurses

CHICAGO (AP) — Patients who delay getting treatment and insurers who balk at paying for it are among job stresses that Chicago nurse Ben Gerling faces on a semi-regular basis. So there was no tail-dragging when his employer offered a few four-legged workplace remedies.<p>Gerling and dozens of other …

Pets

This $99 Device Transforms Any Smartphone Into a 3D Printer

This is seriously cool.<p>We keep hearing about the awesome applications of 3D printers, such as home-made braces (don’t actually try at home), toys, …

Gear & Gadgets

Record global temperatures are shocking — and yet we don't respond seriously

We treat climate change records as we treat new fashions, phones or films. But we seem unable to understand that we are driving such changes<p>And another one bites the dust. The year 2014 was the warmest ever recorded by humans. Then 2015 was warmer still. January 2016 broke the record for the …

Global Warming

Earth - Dogs can tell if you're untrustworthy

Dogs may not seem terribly bright when they're chasing their own tails, but in many ways they are clever creatures. In particular, they are very socially aware, both of humans and of each other.<p>Many studies have reported that they can sense human emotions. Recent research has found that they can …

Did You Know You Can Perform CPR On Dogs? Here's How

We all love our pets and do our best to take care of them. We take them to the vet, buy them tasty dog food, give them medicine when they’re sick, …

18 Things You'll Only Understand If Your Pet Is The Light Of Your Life

Loving your pet isn't a competition, but if it was you would definitely win.

When a woman's body at work is seen as a liability, everyone loses

For millions of women, a job is an opportunity to work hard and provide for their families. But once in a workplace, women may find it a complicated …

Girl and her stylish service dog wear matching dresses for high school dance

A lot of teenagers worry about showing up to a high school dance in the same dress as someone else. But matching can be pretty cool, like if you're …

10 crazy concepts for homes of the future

1/<p>We're already starting to see many options for tiny homes, like the Ecocapsule that is meant to support you living entirely off the grid.<p>It is …

The FBI has a new plan to spy on high school kids across the country

New surveillance program urges teachers to report students critical of government policies and “Western corruption”<p>Under new guidelines, the FBI is instructing high schools across the country to report students who criticize government policies and “western corruption” as potential future …