Sandra Esteves

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10 Ghost Towns Around the World

Silent streets and derelict buildings offer a glimpse into the lives of once thriving communities.<p>With their silent streets, derelict buildings, and remnants of homes and workplaces, abandoned towns offer a haunting view into the lives of once thriving communities. Here’s a look at our top ten from …

25 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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5 Questions for MasterChef 's Graham Elliot

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>We talk to Graham Elliot of <i>MasterChef</i> and <i>MasterChef Junior</i> about his love of candy, whether he would leave Chicago and whether Joe Bastianich or Gordon Ramsey is a secret softie. He sits down at Porter House New York and answers our 5 …

Boost Nutrition, Save Money with Surprising "Veggie Hacks" | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Since man first discovered that he could domesticate plants, we’ve been trying to make them more palatable. Most edible wild plants are too bitter, …

Climate change to result in less nutritional food, report says

Climate change threatens to undermine not only how much food can be grown but also the quality of that food as altered weather patterns lead to a less desirable harvest, according to a new study.<p>Crops grown by many of the nation's farmers have a lower nutritional content than they once did, …

World's smallest nanomotor can pump drugs into cells at 18,000 RPM

Scientists at the Cockrell School of Engineering in Texas have created a nanomotor less than one micrometer in diameter, smaller even than a cell. Powered by electric fields, it consists of a nanowire, magnet and electrode and can spin at a terrifying-sounding 18,000 RPM for over 15 hours (see …

15 Historical Complaints About Young People Ruining Everything

Nothing is certain in this life but death, taxes, and the existence in every generation of fuddy-duddies who carp about things not being what they …

Dominique Ansel

Greeted every morning by 150+ pastry enthusiasts waiting eagerly for a taste of the renowned Cronut, Dominique Ansel Bakery of Soho has made quite a name for itself. We spoke with the bakery's head chef and owner, Dominique Ansel to see where his craze-inducing ideas come from. He explained some of …

Scientists create 'alien' life form with artificial genetic code

Scientists made a substantial breakthrough in understanding how to alter the fundamental nature of life, and they did so by creating for the first time a partially artificial life form that passes along lab-engineered DNA.<p>The work, published online in the journal Nature on Wednesday, came from the …

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6 Healthy Ideas for Aubergine (Eggplant)+ Spiced Eggplant with Yoghurt & Quinoa | Stonesoup

This week I thought I’d pull together another installment of our Stonesoup vegetable spotlight.<p>Last time it was all about kale, today we’re talking …

A vegan cheesecake that will wow non-vegans

I don’t make claims like that without knowing for certain they are the truth.<p>I searched high and low for the perfect cheesecake recipe. But in the …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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A Birthday Subscription to Vegan Cuts

• Simply Straws – a BPA-free glass drinking straw – looks like the perfect size for smoothies – will be interesting to see how long it takes for me to …

The 10 Best Things From May 2014

Fertility treatments 'threaten our humanity', warns Robert Winston

IVF pioneer Lord Winston has warned that a growing market for fertility treatments could "threaten our humanity", including if the rich were able to pay for so-called "designer babies".<p>The fertility expert who developed key advancements in IVF treatment told fellow academics at a conference "we …

Growing up poor makes kids' DNA look old

Children who grow up in underprivileged households show signs of premature chromosomal aging, reports <i>New Scientist.</i> Moreover, this form of genetic aging might explain why adults who grow up in poor or otherwise stressful environments are more likely to develop serious health problems, such as …

Six Bikini Friendly Burger Recipes

Serve up these surprisingly healthy, tasty burgers at your next barbecue

Baked Summer Vegetable Taquitos | Healthy. Delicious.

Baked taquitos are one of my absolute favorite things to make – and eat! Roll just about anything into a tortilla (chicken and spinach? buffalo …

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Fifteen Minute Pizza Dough

<i>This easy pizza dough recipe is weeknight-friendly and ready to bake in just fifteen minutes. The perfect quick pizza dough for busy evenings. Vegan,</i> …

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57 Reasons To Try Veganism

Did you know that when you join the Vegan Club, they give you a free T-shirt and a lifetime's supply of quinoa? OK, that's not true, but these other things are!<p>1. So you'll have something to talk about with Natalie Portman.<p>2. And Kristen Bell.<p>3. And Ellen.<p>4. So you can say, "Hail Seitan" and not …

How to Meal Prep for the Week

1.7K<p>SHARES<p>Eating a whole foods, plant-based diet is one of the greatest things you can do for your body. It can lower your risk of heart disease, …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Allow us to state the obvious: It's cold out there. So cold, in fact, that you're probably having trouble mustering the will to pull out your …

Dinner Tonight: Baked Eggs + Grilled Garlic Toast

This is the kind of dinner to have on a weeknight when you're tempted to make breakfast for dinner but really want dinner for dinner. Baked eggs and garlic toast falls somewhere right in the middle -- satisfying and hearty like brunch, but also well suited to a glass of wine or simple cocktail. …

9 Mushroom Recipes

It's easy to forget about mushrooms, especially in the winter. Nestled in an unassuming and often lacking section of the produce aisle, mushrooms don't exactly call out your name when bigger, more colorful things are having their moment. But mushrooms are magical. Adored by vegetarians, approved by …

6 Insanely Delicious Meatless Burgers

Feed your burger craving without the meat, with these suggestions from our friends at Meatless Mondays<p>1 of 7<p>Mouthwatering...and meat-free<p>Americans have a serious love affair with hamburgers. We eat 48 <i>billion</i> (with a big, fat B) of them a year. Burgers also clock in at the 11th most addictive food, …