Rachael Brooks

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A fast-casual chain is bringing healthy food to LA's food deserts

<i>This story originally appeared in Spanish on CityLab's sister site, CityLab Latino.</i><p>Los Angeles is a bifurcated city. North of the 10 and west of the 405 sits a cluster of neighborhoods that, for the most part, have adequate access to public resources — the schools are pretty good, per-capita income …

Food

Childhood Trauma Leads To Lifelong Chronic Illness -- So Why Isn't The Medical Community Helping Patients?

When I was twelve, I was coming home from swimming at my neighbor's dock when I saw an ambulance's flashing lights in our driveway. I still remember the asphalt burning my feet as I stood, paralyzed, and watched the paramedics take away my father. It was as if I knew those flashing lights were a …

Medicine

Why beard hair is a different color than head hair

ShutterStock / glebTv<p>If you've ever wondered why the hair on one part of your body looks so different from the hair on another part, you're probably not alone.<p>This phenomenon is a perfectly natural one, and it can be explained pretty easily with science.<p>As it turns out, you have different types of …

Hair

23 Kitchen Gadgets That Will Make You Actually Want To Cook

They're kitschy because they work!

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain says a common kitchen staple is a waste of money

In recent years, the 59-year-old has become one of the most recognizable faces in food through his Travel Channel shows "No Reservations" and "The Layover," and then the CNN series "Parts Unknown."<p>But before all that, there was his bestselling 2000 memoir "Kitchen Confidential," in which he …

Kitchens

Veggie Wontons With Sweet and Sour Sauce [Vegan] - One Green Planet

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Want to Raise Really Smart Kids? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

Parents are always trying to find the next big trend in parenting--and for good reason, too. They want to know how to be better parents, how to raise healthier and more successful children, how to interact with their kids in this dynamic landscape of advanced technological discovery, and so on. But …

Kids

The only guacamole recipe you'll ever need

It's not a party without the guacamole, right? It seems everything from chips to chicken is improved with a little guac (or a lot). And though a store-bought version will work in a pinch, it's so easy to make a batch from scratch. All you'll need are some ripe avocados, onions, chiles, cilantro, …

15 Crock-Pot Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Vegan

Crock-Pot recipes are the most awesome life hack: Dinner simmers away all day while we’re at work, and is ready to ladle out the minute we walk through the door. But for vegans combing Pinterest for inspo, it can be a challenge to find good Crock-Pot recipes that really are vegan. But, hey, no …

Cooking

Scientist who wants to ‘regenerate’ 20 brain-dead patients deluged with warnings of a zombie apocalpyse

Ever since Ira Pastor declared his company’s intentions to take 20 brain-dead patients and try to “regenerate” their nervous systems, his email box …