Lissa Small

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Here's how to turn your kitchen scraps into clean energy

Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food ends up lost or wasted — 46 percent of the world’s garbage. While the global food waste situation is what you’d …

Sustainability

14 City Squares You Totally Have To Visit

Out of all the nice places of a touristic city, the main squares are probably the most visited ones. Lovely, medieval, mesmerizing and crowded most …

European Travel

Starting April You Can Travel by Train from London to Amsterdam in Under 4 Hours

The United Kingdom doesn't exactly have a large land mass when you compare it to the likes of North America, but you may be surprised to hear that a …

Trains

‘Resist White Supremacy’: A sign. A farm. And the fury that followed.

It had been a week since the road sign had gone up near the entrance of their 116-acre farm in Northern Virginia, and the furious emails, calls and Facebook messages were still pouring in. The responses didn’t surprise the owners of Cox Farms, who had long taken politically charged stands on their …

Rights & Freedoms

Does the Illuminati control the world? Maybe it’s not such a mad idea

Questioning the hidden power of elites – whether big pharma or secret societies – is really quite sane<p>If the Illuminati is real, it’s got to be the least secret secret society in the universe. It’s so bad at keeping itself hidden that its existence is proclaimed all over the internet by people …

American Philosophy

Seville Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Seville’s subtropical Mediterranean climate means wet winters and long, dry summers. The best time to visit is from late March, when …

Barcelona

Ancient Olympians ate this honey cheesecake as a post-workout snack, and we have the recipe

Some may say that cheesecake is food of the gods—those people include the ancient Greek Olympians, who feasted on a flour cake filled with cheese and honey after their pentathlon competitions. The ancient Greeks were already aware of the connections between physical aptitude and lifestyle …

Baking

This Simple, Fragrant Cake Is Half Flour, Half Nuts (But That's Not Its Only Secret)

The simplest desserts are often the best ones to come out of my kitchen. When baking, I'm endlessly fascinated by the alchemy of transforming a few humble ingredients—flour, eggs, sugar, and so on—into something golden-crusted and moist-crumbed and utterly addictive.<p>Today's cake recipe is a perfect …

Dessert

Here's an Easy Lunch with Turmeric Chickpeas and Brown Rice

Until I was 30-something, I am ashamed to say that I didn't "get" chickpeas outside of their use as hummus. I had tried roasting them as snacks, but …

Healthy Eating

27 Underrated U.S. Destinations Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

If you’re traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big …

National Parks

What Is Labneh? What to Know About This Middle Eastern Dish

Move over, Greek yogurt.<p>February 06, 2018<p>If you've read any of my articles before, then you'll know I'm a proud Middle Eastern girl. And that I …

Breakfast

Two Book Tango: The Gone World and The Worm at the Core

When a book is described as a “mind-blowing fusion of science fiction, thriller, existential horror, and apocalyptic fiction”, you can be assured …

Barnes & Noble

Calling the Trump Era by Its Proper Name

Four terms that may capture the moment, each implying a different danger<p>Donald Trump’s first official State of the Union address—which seems as if it happened back in the 19th century, but in reality is five days in the past—highlighted something that was implicit in his campaign and increasingly …

Political Science

How rich are the rich? If only you knew

“If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.”<p>Actor and comedian Chris Rock made this astute statement during a …

Income Inequality

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in Washington State

Among the many recreational opportunities found in Washington, the state is perhaps best known for some of the top hiking trails in the world. Trails …

Hiking

Quotes on Atheism

February 3, 2018 by Bert Bigelow<p>I collected these quotes a few years ago, and I often go back to re-read and enjoy them. Some are well known, and you …

Faith

8 Amazing Places to Visit in Portugal

8 Amazing Places to Visit in Portugal From the tourist hotspots to the hidden gems, these are the most amazing places to visit in Portugal...

European Travel

How to give yourself a salon-style face massage for free

Beauty experts share the amazing way you can benefit your face and body - minus pricey salon prices.<p>Your face is your calling card but the best …

Skin Care

Hookworms: the most common travel health risk no one warns Americans about

Even though the parasites were widespread in the U.S. not too long ago.<p>No one <i>wants</i> worms in their feet. But unfortunately, hookworms don’t respect personal boundaries. They will take any chance you give them to burrow into your flesh, enter your bloodstream, and wend their way to your intestines, …

Public Health

Why is the Bible so poorly written?

Millions of evangelicals and other Christian fundamentalists believe that the Bible was dictated by God to men who acted essentially as human …

Theology

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.<p>It ranked cities in categories across food, drink, culture, friendliness, affordability, happiness, and liveability.<p>It also "found the key factors that make residents find their city exciting," …

Cost of Living

21 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at The Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, …

Healthy Eating

The idea that everything from spoons to stones are conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

A Professional Baker's Insider Tips for Making the Best Macarons

<i>All this month, the Food52 Baking Club is baking through Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel’s</i> Bouchon Bakery. <i>Today, Club member and professional baker Timmy Gibbons shares why the book's recipe for macarons is his favorite and reveals his secrets for making perfect macarons, every time.</i><p>When I first …

Baking

The female price of male pleasure

The world is disturbingly comfortable with the fact that women sometimes leave a sexual encounter in tears.<p>When <i>Babe.net</i> published a pseudonymous …

Feminism

50 Top Small Towns to Visit in 2018

Explore enchanting towns across the globe.<p>If you're looking for an escape from the thick crowds, bustling blocks and frenetic sights and sounds of …

Europe

Sick? Try these Restorative Yoga Poses | Life of Liberté | Liberté Chan KTLA 5 | Los Angeles Fashion Influencer

While I made it through the holidays without getting the flu, I was slammed by sickness over the weekend. The first sign of the horrible cold that is …

Yoga

The Phenomenal Impact of Race on Poor and Working-Class Whites.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) There is little room to debate that of all the sins British citizens settling the Jamestown colony committed, the most …

Income Inequality

7 Mysteries That Hint At Forgotten Advanced Civilizations

Prehistory literally means the time “before we had written records” (roughly the time before the 4th Century BC) and ancient history is the time …

Archaeology