Carolyn Montoya

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Vegan Caesar salad recipe

Need a blast of vitamin C? This twist on a Caesar salad, with spinach, caperberries, and avocado, should do the trick<p><b>SERVES</b><br>2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b> <b><br>For the Caesar dressing (makes a generous cup):</b><br>½ cup cashews<br>2 tbsp pine nuts<br>¼ tsp mustard powder<br>1 clove of garlic<br>juice of ½ lemon<br>1 tbsp capers<br>generous pinch of …

Pull Quote

In Focus<p>Treasure hunters' coins and bracelets shed light on ancient Romanian culture.<p>The first of what archaeologist Barbara Deppert-Lippitz calls the "most sensational finds of the last century" surfaced not in a museum but at Christie's in New York. Among more than a hundred pieces of ancient …

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

June 3, 2013<p><i>Loaded with protein, veggies and healthy grains, these stuffed bell peppers will provide the nutrition that you need for a healthy,</i> …

A decade of observing Earth from space has given us these breathtaking views

The ESA's Envistat satellite was the largest Earth observation satellite ever built.<p>Since 2002, it has circled the Earth, collecting invaluable information on our environment and the advancing danger of climate change. Contact with Envistat was suddenly lost in April 2012, but the wealth of …

European Space Agency

Large, Rare Statue Portraying the Death of Buddha Unearthed at Ancient Bahmala Stupa Site

Two rare and ancient Buddha statues have been unearthed at the Bhamala Stupa site in Pakistan. The largest ever statue found at the site depicts the …

Mindfulness at Work: It's Not as Hard as You Think

Adopting some simple elements of a meditation practice can make you more effective at your job.<p>If you've never thought of meditation as a competitive advantage, consider the case of the Zen athlete.<p>"Mindfulness, when practiced diligently, makes us incredibly focused on the present moment. In …

11 Sneaky Ways to Use Adhesive Hooks

They're great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door.<p>These organizing super stars are great for so much more than hanging your keys by the door. This piece originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.

Secret Places to Store Things

Expert tips for finding extra space.<p>What's a great place to store things that nobody ever thinks of? Experts spill their advice on finding space you never even knew you had.

SpaceX launches images into public domain

Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company SpaceX has conceded to pressure to free its images, and released a batch of more than 100 photos under the “copyleft” Creative Commons license.<p>As the first private spaceflight firm to win a contract to resupply the International Space Station, SpaceX is a …

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Neapolitan Bishop Claims Half Miracle While Pope Is in Town

NAPLES, Italy — The archbishop of Naples claimed that the dried blood of the city's patron saint began to turn liquid in an ampoule on Saturday while Pope Francis was in the cathedral where the relic is stored.<p>Faithful believe the "miracle" of St. Gennaro can occur three times a year on certain …

Pope Francis

Meet Brent Ray Fraser, the Artist Who Uses His Dick As a Paintbrush

The self-described "artsexual" has painted President Obama, Marilyn Monroe, and his balls.<p>In the late 1940s, Jackson Pollock faced extensive criticism from the art establishment after presenting his now-famous drip paintings, where his paintbrush never touched the surface of the canvas.<p>"It doesn't …

Spotify must change its free music service, says Universal records

First it was Taylor Swift, now the music label giant Universal is joining the chorus of those who fear Spotify's free music service is damaging the industry<p>A major new row has broken out over the Spotify music streaming service which some musicians accuse of devaluing their product by allowing …

A secret Facebook doesn't want you to know

Did you know that Facebook users in the U.S. spend an average of 40 minutes a day catching up on their friends and families, reading the latest news and watching fun videos? If you use Facebook on your smartphone or tablet, that means you're probably looking at it an average of 14 times a day – …

Tesla Is Bringing "Autopilot" Mode to the Model S

Elon Musk has announced that Tesla’s update 7.0 will introduce the groundwork for its autopilot,<p>Elon Musk has announced that Tesla‘s update 7.0 will …

5 Types of Business Insurance You Never Knew Existed

Since launching my small business I have been constantly looking for different types of business insurance. There are so many options out there so I decided to write an article to help everyone out.<p>Insurance is one of those things that entrepreneurs hate to think about but know they need to have. …

I left my drunk friends behind: Sobriety made me turn a terrifying new page

<b>(gremlin via iStock)</b><p>It was time for the partying and drugs to stop. It was the right decision — but cost me everything I knew<p>Darla Carmichael<p>March 21, 2015 7:29pm (UTC)<p>I was 20 and 45 days sober.<p>When I walked back into the house, I was in shock. It had been a month and a half since I had crossed …

Living Rooms

“I’ve put condoms on hairbrush handles and used those”: 15 people share their masturbation rituals | Salon.com

Hate ads? Subscribe to Salon’s ad-free mobile app!<p>Get all of Salon’s articles, our groundbreaking video interview series Salon Talks, podcasts and exclusive documentaries on your streaming devices for $4.99/month. Start your free 1-week trial today!<p>Please consider disabling your ad blocker and …

Condoms

Monica Lewinsky and Why the Word 'Slut' Is Still So Potent

Slut.<p>​Tart.<p>​Whore.<p><i>That Woman.</i><p>​Those were the word​s​ used to describe Monica Lewinsky, the once 22-year-old intern who had an affair with the …

4 reasons I’m glad I came out as an atheist

<b>(Jiri Hera via Shutterstock)</b><p>I never expected I’d take such pleasure in shattering people’s assumptions about the nonreligious<p>Wendy Thomas Russell<p>March 21, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Coming out of any proverbial closet can be hard. For those of us who have hidden …

Religion

Prosecution: Suge Knight’s Long History of ‘Intimidation,’ From Dr. Dre to Sam Nazarian

On Friday, the DA filed a 300-page motion requesting the ex-Death Row Records mogul’s bail be raised to $25 million. Here are the motion’s most …

FOUND: Ferguson Mayor bragged about privatized law enforcement services months before Brown shooting

Ferguson mayor James Knowles is not happy with the Department of Justice's report about his city. Responding yesterday to the DOJ's claims of …

Rare 'Missing Link' Black Hole Apparently Found

A newfound cosmic object may be a long-sought missing link that could help flesh out the black hole family tree.<p>The object appears to be an …

Black Holes

Here’s what happens to your brain when you stop eating sugar

But Andrew is braver than I am.<p>Last year, he gave up sweets for Lent. I can't say that I'm following in his footsteps this year, but if you are abstaining from sweets for Lent this year, here's what you can expect over the next 40 days.<p>Sugar: natural reward, unnatural fix<p>In neuroscience, food is …

Neuroscience

How Do We Know What Other People Are Thinking?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Unknown Brain<p><b>About Rebecca Saxe's TED Talk</b><p>Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe explains how one region in the brain focuses on other people's thoughts.<p><b>About Rebecca …

One Brain Network for All Mental Illness

What do schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, addiction, obsessive compulsive disorder, and anxiety have in common? A loss of gray …

Neuroscience

What Makes The Human Brain Unique?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Unknown Brain<p><b>About Suzana Herculano-Houzel's TED Talk</b><p>Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel turns brains into soup so she can meticulously count the neurons and determine why human brains are unique.<p><b>About Suzana Herculano-Houzel</b><p>Suzana Herculano-Houzel, a …

Humanity

Advanced Ancient Knowledge: Brain Surgery 2,500 Years Ago

How did people in ancient times deal with the health complications that we use advanced techniques to treat today? Many think that ancient folk …

The Brain

How Can A Stroke Change Your Brain?

<i>Part 1 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Unknown Brain<p><b>About Jill Bolte-Taylor's TED Talk</b><p>When neuroanatomist Jill Bolte-Taylor felt her brain shut down during a stroke, she was more fascinated than panicked. Even though she spent eight years recovering, she's grateful for the stroke.<p><b>About Jill</b> …