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This vegan tahini ice cream bar tastes like a healthy frozen Snickers

<i>At Well+Good, we’re constantly coming across genius recipes—whether it’s on Instagram, in soon-to-be published cookbooks, or directly from buzzy food</i> …

Vegan

Could Easter Island hold the key to anti-aging?

A promising anti-aging compound found around the statues of Easter Island continues to impress scientists, notes Metro.<p>Called rapamycin, it is a naturally occurring by-product of bacteria from this area.<p>According to an article published in Chemical and Engineering News, a soil sample containing the …

Easter Island

Lots of Booze Isn't Vegan (But These 15 Bottles Are)

When Guinness announced yesterday that, after 256 years, its stout is going vegan, a common reaction was: Wait, what? How can beer not be vegan?<p>In fact a number of alcohols use animal-derived products in their production (especially in the aging or filtration processes). There could be albumin from …

Plot Twist: The Most Genius Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Is Also Vegan

World, this is the genius chocolate chip cookie we've been waiting for. <b>Oh, and one other thing: It's vegan.</b><p>Notice that I didn't say it's genius <i>for</i> a vegan chocolate chip cookie or <i>in spite of</i> it. This cookie, which comes from Ovenly founders Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin, can rest entirely on its …

Vegan Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Soak cashews overnight in water. The next day, drain and transfer to a blender with 10 tablespoons water; purée until smooth.<p>Combine sugar and 3 …

13 Vegan Ice Cream Recipes That Are Better Than The Real Thing

Photo credit: Edible Perspective, Minimalist Baker, Two Peas and their Pod, This Rawsome Life<p>Ice cream is, at its very core, a dairy-rich dessert. It has not been a friend to the lactose intolerant or vegans, which doesn't seem fair when you consider how very amazing this frozen treat is to eat. …

Dessert

Psychedelic Mandalas Are Turned Into Intricately Designed Edible Vegan Cakes

Los Angeles-based pastry chef Stephen McCarty (aka Sukhavati Raw Desserts) takes every opportunity to merge his culinary profession with his passion for veganism, Buddhism, and art. With the kitchen as his studio, the counter as his canvas, and raw, vegan ingredients as his materials, the talented …

Art

DELICIOUS Vegan Recipes From Alicia Silverstone's Pinterest

Thinking about going vegan—even just one or two days a week? We can’t think of anyone better to emulate than actress and activist Alicia Silverstone, …

The happiest jobs: gardeners, florists and hairdressers top the list

In contrast, only 44 per cent of bankers said they were happy.<p>Professor Dolan of the London School of Economics and Political Science said more …

Happiness

Do We Live In A Hologram? It's More Likely Than You Might Think

Everything in our universe might be a lot flatter than it seems, at least, if you do the math.<p>If you’ve got a credit card in your wallet that has one of those little 3D holograms on it — a two-dimensional image that uses some tricks of light to appear three-dimensional — you can get a sense of how …

Physics

I Heart My National Park: Olympic

Encompassing 1,441 square miles of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, <b>Olympic National Park</b> invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. Because of the park’s relatively unspoiled condition and outstanding …

Beautiful Landscape Photos of the Great Outdoors

Corvallis, Oregon-based photographer Marc Adamus specializes in landscape images. The beauty and artistry of his photographs come from a keen eye for …

10 Super Foods You Should Always Include In Your Meals

Do you want to eat food that is beneficial to your body? As we get older we tend to encounter more problems with our bodies and digestive systems, …

Ryan Deboodt (@rdeboodt) here continuing my week long takeover of @smithsonianmagazine presenting my work in the caves of Phong Nha Ke Bang national park in central Vietnam. There are surprisingly not that many speleothems (formations) in Hang Son Doong due to massive flooding, but when there are they are huge! Take this stalagmite for example. It's nearly 60 meters tall! Sometimes it's difficult to get a sense of scale in these photo so be sure to find the person in the photo!

Have you ever seen anything like this? An immensity of dunes that are cut by green and blue lakes that give it the appearance of large sheets. This amazing place called Lençóis Maranhenses (sheets of Maranhão) has features dunes like this for 70 km along the Maranhão coast. It is located in northeastern Brazil. In 483 days the @rio2016 Olympic Summer Games will be held and the magic of the games will showcase Rio de Janeiro and shine a light on the country to the world. Get ready! ©Stock photos from Brazilian Tourism Ministry #olympics #rio2016 #lencoismaranhenses

He Holds the Patent that Could Destroy Monsanto and Change the World - Progressive Radio Network

If there’s anything you read – or share – let this be it. The content of this article has potential to radically shift the world in a variety of …

Monsanto

Cow Milk Without the Cow Is Coming to Change Food Forever

Counter Culture Labs takes its name pretty literally. It is a bio lab, for sure, complete with pipettes, carboys, microscopes, and flasks. But it is …

Surprising Finding: Gut Microbes Make Dark Chocolate Healthy

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>A considerable number of studies are in agreement that dark chocolate has pronounced health benefits1—provided you eat it in moderation …

We have to save this cute rabbit dog thing before it's too late

Save the ili pika!<p>You see that cute critter? I hope you enjoy that photo. Savor it. That's the first image of an ili pika taken in 20 years. It's estimated only 2,900 Ili pika existed last time the species had its picture taken in the early 1990s. Today, that estimate is around 1,000 living ili …

Endangered Species

Lost City Discovered in the Honduran Rain Forest

In search for the legendary “City of the Monkey God,” explorers find the untouched ruins of a vanished culture.<p>An expedition to Honduras has emerged from the jungle with dramatic news of the discovery of a mysterious culture’s lost city, never before explored. The team was led to the remote, …

How to Make Vegan Chorizo That Even a Carnivore Will Relish

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>If you've been following along on The Vegan Experience, you've probably noticed I've been getting more and more relaxed about my original hard-line No Faux Meats! approach to vegan recipe development. And while I've …

Cooking

James Cameron-backed school will be the first in the U.S. to go fully vegan

Known for directing films such as Avatar and Titanic, James Cameron has another blockbuster of a project on the horizon: a fully vegan elementary …

Environmentalism

Chemical in BPA-Free Products Linked to Irregular Heartbeats

New ingredient in plastic bottles, receipts has same effect on lab animals as the old chemical does.<p>Many consumers avoid products that contain bisphenol-A (BPA) because the estrogen-imitating chemical has been linked to an array of health effects in people and animals. But new research published …

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

Dark matter may have killed the dinosaurs, claims scientist

Earth passing through areas of dark matter might have triggered the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs<p>Dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs, a scientist has suggested.<p>Earth, as well as spinning around the Sun, is also moving around our own …

Dark Matter

5 celebrities who follow a vegan diet (and make a business of it!)

Vegan seems to be not only a healty trend among the Hollywood stars but now it’s a concrete business. The news are about a few days ago: the American …

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

Vromage makes an art out of vegan cheeses made with nut milks

The line one recent Sunday was out the door at Vromage, a 3-month-old shop selling cheese made from nut milks.<p>"People are very emotional when they come," said owner Youssef Fakhouri, who was raised in Casablanca and Paris and trained as a chef.<p>Customers who don't eat food made with the milk of …

Dried Olive and Miso Shake (The Best Vegan Parmesan Substitute) Recipe

This deeply savory, slightly tangy, and aromatic condiment can be folded into or sprinkled onto your food for a big hit of flavor. It's 100% vegan and designed to take the place of Parmesan in a pasta dish, but it's also great sprinkled on salads, sandwiches, roasted meats, grilled fish, burgers, …

USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Apple Despite Health Concerns

<i>Little understood gene silencing technology will now be unlabeled in common consumer products</i><p><b>February 13, 2015 (Washington, DC)—</b>Center for Food …

Agriculture