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This Upside-Down Peanut Butter Banana Toast Is Gonna Change Your Life

FRENCH. TOAST. FORVER.<p>1 stale baguette<p>4 eggs<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup peanut butter<p>1 large banana, sliced<p>1. Preheat oven to 375˚F/190˚C.<p>2. On a cutting board, cut the baguette in half lengthwise, and slice into …

Breakfast

California Is Ready To Recognize A Third Gender. Is The Rest Of The Country?

The most populous state is on track to become the first to legally recognize being nonbinary — neither male nor female — as a third gender option. Ready or not, America.<p><b>Late last year</b>, Star Hagen-Esquerra began thinking it was time for a legal name change. Star had been going by that name for two …

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Watch your sugar, but enjoy the eggs and coffee

For all you health-conscious eaters who have your eggs and coffee with a side order of guilt, get ready to celebrate the latest government advice: It's OK to eat foods rich in cholesterol, drink as many as five cups of joe daily and enjoy a range of long-disparaged fats.<p>That pronouncement is part …

The Pussyhat Project is an empowering way to get involved with the upcoming Women's March

For many of us, it’s been deeply difficult to gather ourselves into action after the election results. However, where there is widespread …

The Surprising Health Benefits of Cheese

Cheese lovers everywhere cheer.<p>It’s easy to lump in cheese with cake, bread, and other waistline offenders. Not so fast, though: Although some dairy products might pack on pounds, many cheeses are actually good for you in moderation, as part of a balanced diet. (Read: This isn’t permission to eat a …

The Politics of Lying White People and the Black People Who Bear the Burden

The worst whipping I ever received was when I was 8 years old. Among the draconian rules that governed my mom’s house was an archaic list of words …

Richard Nixon

10 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier Without Thinking

Your environment has an incredible ability to shape your behavior. If you design your environment to be conducive to healthy habits, then you’ll find …

The Complete Zodiac Guide To Relationship Compatibility: What's Your Cosmic Love Match?

Can you find love with any zodiac sign? We say yes! It's all about understanding the unique energies between your signs, which is determined by the …

Healthy Homemade Chicken Curry

Kanye West Releases New Song "Ultralight Prayer"

New Singles

Meryl Streep puts 'we're all Africans' in context: It wasn't about Berlin jury's racial makeup

Meryl Streep's words at the start of the Berlin Film Festival were taken out of context, she says, and that's a bummer for those who were distracted enough by it to miss the great things that happened during the event.<p>The festival's awards went to films from all around the world that told stories …

On Theater and Activism: A Conversation with Anna Deavere Smith

Tony-Award winning actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith sits down with author and producer Susan Fales-Hill in The Greene Space at WNYC for an intimate conversation exploring the creative process, and what happens when theater and activism intersect.<p>They discuss her signature form of …

Tony Awards

This grilled cauliflower recipe will actually make you forget about steak

There's no shortage of cauliflower dishes on Los Angeles restaurant menus. Perhaps you've had the cauliflower and raisins at Otium, or the porridge of cauliflower and millet at Odys & Penelope on La Brea Avenue. Or maybe you've had the cauliflower tacos at Colonia Tacos in Whittier.<p>But do you have …

Sex, love and robots: is this the end of intimacy?

Can’t find a partner? Don’t worry, the ‘sexbot’, programmed to meet all your desires, is on its way. Eva Wiseman explores the troubling world of sex robots<p>The world is ending. The sports fields are empty, the science labs closed. No babies have been born for years. Cut to a split screen of human …

Robotics

​Extremely Conscious and Incredibly Scared of It

Sometimes I wonder if my conditions, which fluctuate on a continuum from the height of terror to a vague sense of unease, could instead be called seeing too much, feeling too much, or thinking too much.<p>According to the DSM-V, my official diagnosis is panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, …

Psychedelia

Broadway musical 'Waitress' makes history with its lineup

NEW YORK (AP) — The musical "Waitress" hasn't yet begun serving its specials on Broadway, but it's already made some history.<p>Lorin Latarro has been hired to choreograph the show, joining a female book writer, composer and director. That's the first time in Broadway history that the four top …

Broadway Musical

This Is What Happens When A CEO Actually Cares About Equality For Women

The price of gender equality: $3 million.<p>That's how much cloud-based software company Salesforce has so far spent on adjusting the salaries of its workers so that men and women are paid fairly, Chief Executive Marc Benioff said at a conference sponsored by Fortune magazine earlier this week. To put …

Tech Industry

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Women in Leadership: The Only Thing That Matters is What the Bible Says

When it comes to the issue of women in leadership, I often hear that the only thing that matters is what the Bible says. I completely agree.<p><b>What does the Bible say about women in leadership?</b><p>To answer this question, people usually jump to the passages that they read as limiting the roles of women. …

Mary Magdalene

I'm A Straight Guy: Here's Why I Had A Threesome With My Best Male Friend

One Sunday last year, my best friend Ian and I got on a train in NYC heading back home from a night out. I took a seat in one of the two seaters next …

This Viral Video Will Make You View Your Body Differently

We are all about the body positivity, y’all, and it seems like everyone from glossy mags to style brands are hearing our rally cry. While there’s been a lot of advancement in the messages we’re sending to women <i>and</i> men, sexual violence and body-shaming are still an all-too-frequent problem, …

New Zealand

Gender-neutral language is coming – here’s why it matters

Title yourself “Mx” on your gas bill, because small acts of linguistic rebellion can change the world.<p>Language matters. It defines the limits of our …

Linguistics

Grandbaby Cakes’ Cinnamon Roll Poundcake

In the breakfast food hierarchy, few things rank as highly for me as a cinnamon roll. Add a little icing and I’m in heaven. But turn it into a …

Dessert

What We Really Want -- And Almost Never Get: The Secret Desire That Makes or Breaks Relationships

Most couples come to see me to learn better communication skills, or at least that's what they say in the first session. But what gets described as communication problems are usually, in fact, listening problems. Truth is, we're not very good listeners; we don't know (and are not taught) how to …

Communication Skills

5 Reasons Why People Who Cry A Lot Are Mentally Strong

Unfortunately, not all emotions are created equal.<p>The most widely accepted emotion, happiness, is a sign of confidence, security, and success, among …

Mad Max: Fury Road voted year's best movie by international film critics

The Australian road movie will pick up the International Federation of Film Critics’ Grand Prix at the San Sebastian film festival<p>International film critics have voted Mad Max: Fury Road best film of the year, their main federation said on Tuesday.<p>The action movie shot by Australian director George …

Mad Max

The IRS Is Allegedly Being Pressured Into Taxing Televangelists Thanks To John Oliver

Just last Sunday, John Oliver took on the shady world of televangelism and the common practice of a type of seed-faith known as “prosperity gospel.” During the 20-minute segment, Oliver described prosperity gospel as the notion that wealth is a sign of God’s favor and donations sent to the church …

John Oliver

The Star Of "Girl Meets World" Just Got Real As Hell About White Feminism

"To only acknowledge feminism from a one sided view when the literal DEFINITION is the equality of the sexes is not feminism at all."<p>Hi! This is such an important thing to be discussing. I have made a very big point at making sure my personal feminism includes everyone- and educating myself and …

28 Recipes to Make Before Summer Is Over

We're not really sure how it happened (wasn't it just Memorial day?), but summer is almost over. Buy the best fruits and vegetables that you can and start making the most of it—STAT.<p><b>We're not really sure how it happened (wasn't it just Memorial day?)</b>, but summer is almost over. The bright side? Now …

Cooking