Megan Flowers

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Roasted Cauliflower and Lentil Tacos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Pop quiz! What is a “pulse,” in food terms? Pulses are the edible seeds of legumes, including lentils, chickpeas, dry peas and beans. I’ve been a big …

Food

There is no Bernie Sanders movement.

He’d just been declared the winner in the Wisconsin Democratic primary, and now Bernie Sanders, speaking from a stage in Laramie, Wyoming, was …

Middle-class

Sorry To Bother You Could Revolutionise Comedic Filmmaking

First-time director Boots Riley's fantastical satire descends into the ludicrous, and it goes way deeper than anyone could imagine<p>With his incendiary debut <i>Sorry to Bother You</i>, rapper-turned-director Boots Riley brings an incredible and idiosyncratic vision to the screen with a genre-bending satire …

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline

A Harvard professor says his company should be able to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, at industrial scales, by 2021.<p>A team of scientists from Harvard University and the company Carbon Engineering announced on Thursday that they have found a method to cheaply and directly pull …

Carbon Dioxide

Sextinction? How Big Genitals Can Wipe Out a Species

Is bigger really better?<p>Did you know that having large genitals can actually cause extinction? <i>Inverse</i> science editor Yasmin Tayag explains how a …

A Physicist Has Proposed a Grim Explanation For Why We Never See Aliens

The fault in our stars.<p>The Universe is so unimaginably big, and it's positively teeming with an almost infinite supply of potentially life-giving …

Feminists Rejoice! Illinois Wants to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, 36 Years Too Late

For over a decade, Democrats, women’s groups, and some Republicans fought to pass the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which sought …

Civil Rights

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Graphic Design

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

Quantum Mechanics

Google’s Free App Analyzes Your Selfie and Then Finds Your Doppelganger in Museum Portraits

Having the ability to virtually explore the history, back stories, and cultural significance of artworks from over a thousand museums generates …

What If Women Had The Power?

A stunning new speculative-fiction book by Naomi Alderman couldn’t be more timely.<p>One of the most succinct definitions of sexual harassment I’ve read over the past few weeks goes like this: For men, it’s anything they might say to a woman that would make them uncomfortable if it were said to them, …

Feminism

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Donald Trump

The most offensive curse word in English has powerful feminist origins

Cursing is a good way to be bad. It’s mostly harmless and signals authenticity to listeners. For the linguistically bold, vulgarity is just one element of a rich vocabulary, a spice for speech. Yet even those of us who curse like sailors shirk the word “cunt.”<p>Breathe deep, because we’re about to …

A 21st-century form of indentured servitude has already penetrated deep into the American heartland

<b>(Reuters/Chris Keane)</b><p>Corporations want to make sure that laborers never again have the power to tell big business how to treat them<p>Thom Hartmann<p>July 24, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet<p>Indentured servitude is back in a big way in the United States, and conservative …

Income Inequality

The Mothers Being Deported by Trump

On June 28th, President Trump convened a roundtable at the White House that included victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants. The event was part of the Administration’s push to pass several new immigration bills designed to, in Trump’s words, “close the dangerous loopholes exploited …

Ridley Scott may use CGI to add Ellen Ripley into his Alien prequels

Although the disappointing box office returns for <b>Alien: Covenant</b> may have harmed Ridley Scott’s hopes of a further four entries in his <b>Alien</b> saga. …

Octavia Butler: Writing Herself Into The Story

Octavia Butler used to say she remembers exactly when she decided to become a science fiction writer. She was 9 years old and saw a 1954 B-movie called <i>Devil Girl from Mars,</i> and two things struck her. First: "Geez, I can write a better story than that!" And second: "Somebody got <i>paid</i> for writing that …

You May Be Holding Your Daughter Back With This Common Practice. Here's How to Raise a Confident Leader

It may not be the easiest thing to do now, but she'll thank you for it later. So will we.<p>A while ago, I saw a little girl wearing a cheeky shirt that said <i>"Good girls go to heaven. Bad girls go places."</i><p>It made me smile. I liked the thought of this little girl being a rebel (or at least being …

In Hunger, Roxane Gay Says What No One Else Will About Being Fat in America

Roxane Gay has a knack for turning uncomfortable truths into necessary reading. The author, whose much-celebrated works, <i>Bad Feminist</i> (2014) and <i>Difficult Women</i> (2017) made her a hero for millennial feminists, has never shied away from getting personal, but her latest project, a memoir called <i>Hunger</i>, …

The 7-Step Instagram Ad Campaign Blueprint

These seven steps will help you create an effective ad campaign on Instagram whenever you need it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Kim Walsh Phillips’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | …

Social Media

Criminal-Justice Reformers Pin Their Hopes on Jared Kushner

On the Hill, the president’s adviser and son-in-law is seen as the best chance to get support from the White House.<p>You know a policy’s prospects are shaky when lawmakers on both teams are praying for Jared Kushner to ride in and save the day.<p>Not that Kushner isn’t a swell guy. But Trump’s …

Donald Trump

Graphic Design: Exotic Destinations On Earth Illustrations

Exotic Destinations On Earth is a graphic design project created and shared by JIMMI TUAN and Bratus ™. The idea was to create a calendar and gift …

Graphic Design

Want to Create a Trail-Blazing Social Media Campaign? Here Are 13 Tips From Brands like Airbnb, Coca-Cola, and Starbucks

Running social media campaigns can be quite different from managing your social media profiles on an ongoing basis.<p>Unlike your ongoing social media …

Texas lawmaker ridicules anti-abortion measures by filing anti-masturbation bill

Jessica Farrar’s satirical Man’s Right to Know Act would set $100 fine for ‘emissions outside a woman’s vagina’ and require unnecessary medical tests<p>A Texas lawmaker has filed a satirical bill to regulate “masturbatory emissions” as a riposte to a slew of anti-abortion measures advocated by the …

Pro-life Movement

Watch a 5-Part Animated Primer on Afrofuturism, the Black Sci-Fi Phenomenon Inspired by Sun Ra

We recognize its hallmarks in music especially. It is the province of Sun Ra, George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic, Afrika Bambaataa, and, in …

Science Fiction

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What Obama’s Dallas speech missed: Police brutality is rooted in race-based housing segregation and economic inequality

<b>Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service following the police shootings in Dallas, July 12, 2016. (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)</b><p>Physical separation makes white Americans unable to empathize with the fear people of color experience every day<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>July 20, 2016 4:27pm (UTC)<p>The president of the …

Baton Rouge

Dallas and Baton Rouge shooters: A reminder of the troubled history of black veterans in America

The recent shooting deaths of eight police officers in two separate incidents has shocked the nation and left us searching for answers.<p>On Sunday …

The presidential election polls agree on one thing: Voters rue their choices

The GOP convention has brought a surfeit of new polls, and although they differ slightly on the standing of the two major candidates, they concur that voters don't like their choices.<p>A Washington Post/ABC News poll released over the weekend, for example, found 58% of voters were dissatisfied with …

Government