Anastasia Constantinou

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Human Rights

John Oliver on Trump's election win: 'What the f--- do we do now?'

John Oliver used the year’s final episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i> to recap Donald Trump’s shocking win in last week’s presidential election. “It’s true. …

5 Pictures: Zion National Park

Southwestern Utah is home of the dramatic and amazing Zion National Park. Zion Canyon sits between enormous mastiffs which make for absolutely …

National Parks

How Farmers in Mexico Are Turning an Aztec Grain Into Sustainable Modern Gold

<i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the relationships that build and sustain the food industry. This year, we’re traveling the country to look at how sustainability has become a rapidly growing movement within the food world. Chefs at the forefront of this trend are</i> …

Agriculture

A Bowl of Sweet Potato Chili Is What You Need to Make Your Winter Cozy

Here's one more reason to eat sweet potatoes (aside from all of their wonderful health benefits): they make classic dishes that could be, dare we say, boring so much more interesting. Their starchy-yet-sweet taste adds depth and flavor to plain anything — think fries, smoothies, burgers, and even …

Chewy Ginger Cookies Recipe

"These are delicious crispy, chewy ginger cookies that will disappear before your eyes! These are best kept in an airtight container."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Dessert

Amelia Freer: What to eat to boost your immune system for winter

As the weather turns colder and the nights draw in, the season of coughs and colds begins. Now is the perfect time to build up your body’s natural defences, by following my simple tips:<p>Are you eating enough food? Under-nutrition (often a result of juice fasts and crash diets) suppresses normal …

15 Lazy AF Halloween Costumes You're Already Wearing

Sometimes the best costume is a snappy comback.<p>Got a Halloween party to go to but no costume? No problem! Wear what you normally do, and if anyone gets shady and asks you what you’re supposed to be, just clap back with one of these witty retorts and you’ll be winning the night, no face paint or …

The 4 rules to follow if you’re eating a late-night meal

It’s the refrain of nutritionists everywhere: <i>Don’t eat after 9 p.m.</i> And late dinners can, indeed, be pretty darn bad for your body, correlated with …

Here's what 8 weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain

What are the neural correlates of these effects? A new systematic review in <i>Brain and Cognition</i> has looked at all studies published prior to July this year that investigated brain changes associated with eight weeks of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction or Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.<p>The …

Mindfulness