Allie Novess

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What It's Like to Self-Medicate with Illegal Drugs

According to a number of studies, around two-thirds of problematic drug users report childhood physical or sexual abuse. These figures need to be taken seriously.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>The war on drugs is, to some extent, a war on the survivors of childhood physical and sexual …

6 Unreal Chocolate Cake Recipes

Holidays are a funny thing. You spend weeks indulging in decadent desserts and seasonal lattes, and then — BOOM! — it's January, and the season of …

Dessert

Full Moon: Darren Almond’s Nocturnal Nature Series

BRIGHTLY SHINING<p>Full Moon: Darren Almond’s Nocturnal Nature Series<p>British photographer Darren Almond follows in the footsteps of history’s great …

Nature

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

Eating healthy should never leave you hungry.<p><b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautᅢᄅed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET</b> …

Recipes

Architecture Design: Nettleton 198 House by SAOTA

Modern architecture for your inspiration.<p>The luxury Nettleton 198 house in Clifton, Cape Town (South Africa) designed by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl …

Nutella Pumpkin Slow Cooker Granola

Grease the slow cooker with a non stick baking spray or canola or vegetable oil.<p>In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together maple syrup, pumpkin puree, …

How to Make Perfect Fudge in the Slow Cooker

I started reading about Intermittent Fasting this week which naturally got me to find a way to make fudge. <br>I know. <br>I don't understand me, either. …

18 Easy Slow Cooker Snacks That Will Feed A Crowd

Bites in bulk.

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The Best Films of 2014 According to the Indie Film Community

Every year, Indiewire turns to its faithful community in the independent film world to share their top 10 lists (and in some cases, top 11 lists), …

Best Indian indie albums of 2014: from stories in a song to human rights anthems

Susheela Raman, Indian Ocean and Imphal Talkies and the Howlers, and more.<p>At last count, over 125 Indian indie music albums and EPs were released in …

Six music artists to watch in Montreal in 2015

<b>Heat:</b> This young quartet is treading on familiar turf, starting with Velvet Underground’s groundbreaking songbook and ending somewhere around the …

26 Foods You Should Learn To Cook In Your Twenties

And the recipes to use to learn the best versions.<p>This is the most common way restaurants cook vegetables; it can be done to nearly any vegetable. Do not be scared by this. It is easy and awesome. To blanch means to put a vegetable in rapidly boiling salted water until it's <i>just</i> cooked, usually only …

Recipes

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

Balanced Green Juice Recipe

Green juice should taste as good as it makes you feel. This recipe strikes a pleasing chord with well-balanced sweet, tart, spicy, and hearty flavors.<p><b>Notes</b>: Here are a few insider tips to really make the most of your juicing:<p>With the exception of the lime, you don't need to peel any of the …

Take the stress out of dinner: 5 easy, healthy weeknight recipes

Is one of your goals of 2015 to take the stress out of cooking weeknight dinners? These meals from Cooking Light magazine will help you reach it. Here, they share their recipes for maple-glazed chicken with apple-Brussels sprout slaw, Cantonese-style shrimp and Napa-style cabbage and</b> …