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5 Ways To Earn Money From Home Cooking

If you’re passionate about food and cooking, then there’s no reason why you shouldn’t use that passion to earn some extra cash. After all, everybody …

Kitchens

It's a 2-acre farm, packed into a shipping container that doubles as a farm building

<b>The Farm From A Box system is designed to feed 150 people per year, and includes drip irrigation, all of the tools, and its own renewable energy</b> …

5 True Stories Where If You Heard Them You'd Be Like "Nah"

Soap operas are like professional wrestling for housewives, full of outlandish characters and convoluted plots too crazy for real life. But not …

Banana and Blueberry Oat Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Food

How a Wine and Cocaine Cocktail became Coca Cola

<i>I</i> think by now most of us have heard the story about our world-famous soft drink, Coco-Cola, once containing a significant dose of cocaine until it …

Alcohol

What It's Like to Be Inside the Head of Someone Who's Losing His Mind

This powerful short film from Paul Trillo puts the camera behind a man named Terry as we follow him through the streets of New York City. We see …

New drugs for aggressive prostate cancer 'promising'

<b>A new type of drug could benefit men with aggressive prostate cancer that is no longer responding to treatment, researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research have said.</b><p>In a study on mice, Hsp90 inhibitors were found to strip cancer cells of defences against hormone treatments.<p>This makes the …

Cancer

This Cake Looks Like Outer Space

"Far out" is an understatement.<p>It's been a while since we've seen a cake that has truly wowed us as much as it enticed us to consume it, but dessert-lover Heather of Sprinkle Bakes has made the most magnificent cake we've ever seen.<p>Using black velvet cake for the inside, she even includes little …

10 Blow Your Mind Dipping Sauce Recipes That You Need To Try

A great dipping sauce can make or break your favorite recipe, or just take it to a whole new level. It’s also fun to use your favorite condiments and …

Cooking

10 Reasons Atheists Do It Better

Although the exact number is hard to pin down, an estimated 13% of the world identifies as atheist. While believing or not believing in a God is a …

Religion

5 Energizing Breakfast Recipes That Use Only 3 Ingredients

It’s pretty eggsellent<p>The sun slips through your shades and an alarm beeps on your nightstand. You want to punch snooze for the second time but a chorus of birds is chirping and a mountain of work is waiting. You need all the energy you can get to conquer the Everest of reports and assignments on …

This 'Matilda'-Inspired Chocolate Fudge Cake Will Bring Out Your Inner Bruce Bogtrotter

You don't have to eat it all in one sitting, but you probably will anyway.<p>Despite the fantastical characters in Roald Dahl's <i>Matilda</i>—a story about a young girl who discovers telekinetic powers, which help her cope with her rotten family and equally offensive principal, Miss Trunchbull—one scene …

Stop Adding Stuff To Your Life, It's Time To Declutter Your Soul Now

We live in a society that always tells us to get more.<p>You may be doing this unconsciously, because you’ve always been living this way and that’s your …

Minimalism

This Is What Really Happens to Your Brain When You Drop Acid

#Themoreyouknow<p>In the 1960s, LSD hit mainstream culture and did its part to define a decade. Now, 50 years later, science is finally catching up.<p>Researchers injected LSD into 20 healthy volunteers and recorded their brain activity, Stat reports. Their findings showed that LSD takes the brain's …

Consciousness

How to Make Banana Bread With Avocados

Banana bread can be a sugar bomb thinly disguised as healthy food, or an energizing breakfast or snack that helps fuel your day.<p>We set out to make …

Going There: How We Eat

Michel Martin went to Kansas City, Mo., this week to talk about food and health with organic farmer Linda Hezel, hybrid farmer Chris Boeckmann and Missouri Farm Bureau president Blake Hurst.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>This week, I headed to Kansas City, Mo., as part of our live-event series we …

Agriculture

How an Army of Ocean Farmers Is Starting an Economic Revolution

By Bren Smith<p>I'm a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I've spent many nights in jail. I'm an …

I Hate Exercise So Pot Yoga Was Perfect for Me

The hour-long yoga class was one of the most physically draining yet strangely rejuvenating experiences I have ever had—kind of like a mini mushroom trip.<p>"You took Lu's class? I've been coming here for a year, and I'm still afraid to take a Lu class!" the woman beside me said as she rolled out her …

The Minimalist's Guide to Eating Well on a Budget

If you are on tight food budget but want to eat in a way that supports a healthy body composition, you’re in luck. <b>Having less to work with is</b> …

Weight Loss

Amazing Benefits of Aloe Vera (+5 Beauty Recipes)

Are you suffering with acne, sunburns or ready to go on a cleanse to kickstart your diet? Maybe you just want to boost your immune system. I have …

Alternative Medicine

More ancient viruses lurk in our DNA than we thought

Think your DNA is all human? Think again. And a new discovery suggests it’s even less human than scientists previously thought. Nineteen new pieces …

Rule Number One: F*ck What They Think

When you get older, you realize happiness is difficult. You can have everything you want, you can achieve your goals time and time again, you can …

Farmers market report: Artichokes are in season. Here are 9 great recipes

<b>What's in season:</b> Artichokes are edible thistles. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes; a single plant can produce one or two massive vegetables, in addition to some medium and a larger number of smaller "baby" artichokes. If you've never tackled an artichoke — which has been prized since …

Farmers Market

This 4-Minute Video Explains Where We Should Be Looking for Aliens

Statistics tells us that looking for worlds just like our own is probably not the way to go—smaller and darker worlds are more likely to have intelligent life.<p>There are a lot of planets in the universe. With hundreds of billions of galaxies in the observable universe, and hundreds of billions of …

Hawaiian Rib-Eye Steak

4 Servings<p>Now you can make one of Hillstone’s most popular dishes at home, a decision you will never regret.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Steak<p>2 cups pineapple juice<p>½ cup soy sauce<p>½ cup sugar<p>5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil<p>⅓ cup chopped white onion<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, …

BBQ

Persephone

Persephone (aka Kore) was the Greek goddess of vegetation, especially grain, and the wife of Hades, with whom she rules the Underworld. An important …

Ghosts: Paranormal visions are caused by a communication breakdown between brain and eyes

A 'bug' in the brain may be the cause of ghost sightings, say researchers. Paranormal activity may be due to a temporary breakdown of communication …