Ana Kinkaid

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Move Over Animal Shrimp, There's A New Plant-Based Shrimp Coming To Your Table

For the next two minutes, forget about companion robots, connected devices and all the apps out there that help you hail a taxi or track your fitness. Turn your attention to biotech and the future of what we eat.<p>Where to start? The oceans. If you combine the issues of overfishing, bycatch, water …

Food & Dining

Shutting down 'shark finning': US fishermen promise a fight

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Members of the U.S. fishing industry say they will dig in against legislation in Congress that proponents believe will help shut down the country's shark fin industry for good.<p>The bill is backed by New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker and others. It promises to ban the sale …

Shark finning

No Brine, No Heat: Easy Pickled Onions in Just 15 Minutes

Get Recipe Easy Rapid-Pickled Onions<p>Raw onions are lot like Björk's music: I recognize their inherent value, and in a limited set of cases I absolutely love them, but more often than not my impulse is to say...<i>uh, no thanks</i>.<p>In Björk's case—and this is pure speculation on my part—I've long suspected …

Onions

Poke, Ceviche and Crudo: Your Guide to Raw Fish Dishes

If you've dined out recently, you've probably noticed the increasing appearance of raw fish on restaurant menus. While ceviche and crudo have been leading the raw movement, the Hawaiian dish "poke" (pronounced POH-kay) has recently graduated to trend-of-the-moment status, delighting diners from sea …

Ceviche

What I Learned By Writing 500 LinkedIn Articles

I joined LinkedIn in the very early days, but then went years without getting a single piece of business from the social network. Fortunately, this changed when I started publishing articles, and now I have written over 500 posts.<p>Almost overnight, LinkedIn became an important source of new clients. …

LinkedIn

Photo España review – female gaze falls on the Beatles, Bauhaus and Bacall

Europe is the overall theme at this year’s Photo España festival. It’s a broad and deliberately open subject, but despite the topicality, another concern stands out even more: bringing to people’s attention female photographers who have been overlooked or all but forgotten.<p>Juana Biarnés<p>There is so …

Photographers

The World’s Most Energy Efficient and Inefficient Nations

While overall there is a global combination of effort being made as we race against time in trying to save the planet, some countries contribute much …

Energy

Wine without waste: De Bortoli aims to be Australia's first zero-waste winery

One of Australia’s biggest family-owned wineries wants to become the country’s first zero-waste wine producer, and has invested more than $15m to achieve this goal.<p>De Bortoli Wines, which has wineries at four sites in two states, has already cut the amount of waste it disposes to landfill from 300 …

Impact Investing

'Pokémon GO' Found In Toxic Nuclear Plant In Japan: Authorities Say Stay Away

The nuclear disaster at Fukushima is far from over. Even though five years have passed since an earthquake and tsunami caused a catastrophic nuclear melt-down, nothing has been decided yet on how to extract the melted nuclear fuel or how to decommission the crippled Fukushima Daiichi (No 1) and …

Japan

Best Cooking and Recipe apps for Android and iOS smartphones

Smartphone apps have made our life easy. Shifting from beauty to grooming, travelling to food guides, health to medicines, everything is just one …

Recipes

Watermelon champagne will get you through the home stretch of summer

Watermelon has been a summertime staple for quite a while now – so why not give it a twist?<p>Summer 2016's newest drink trend is officially watermelon champagne, a sweet, bubbly and refreshing kicker on a hot day.<p>The recipe is pretty simple. Dose recommends blending watermelon chunks into juice, and …

Seasonal food

Read The Full Text Of Bernie Sanders' 2016 Democratic National Convention Speech

Sanders was the last speaker on the first night of the event.<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) nabbed the final speaking spot on the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.<p>Sanders released the prepared text of his speech on his website shortly before taking the stage Monday.<p><b>Below, read</b> …

Bernie Sanders

Single Frame Narrative Photography: An Essay

My heart believes this is true.<p>A young woman sits on a chair outside a café in Fargo, North Dakota. It's summer and lunchtime in a college neighborhood. Groups of friends, co-workers, romantic couples all enter or exit the café, yet this woman is alone. She is elegantly dressed. She does not watch …

Most doctors seem to time-travel to the 1800s when it comes to nutrition | Coffee House

For over 30 years, dietary fat has been seen as a major cause of heart attacks, strokes and cancer. This has been a health catastrophe. Ancel Keys’s ‘Seven Countries’ study, first published in 1970, brought about the widespread idea that we should all eat a low-fat, high-carb diet for optimal …

Food & Dining

The Biblioracle: Why bookstores are more than places that sell books

I recently had the privilege of spending three days in Paris and had the chance to see the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees, Rodin Museum, Picasso Museum, and Notre Dame Cathedral, but there was another Paris sight I had to visit before I ran out of time: Shakespeare and …

Literature

This 12-Step Process Will Train Your Brain to Write More Every Day

Can you reprogram your brain to develop a consistent writing habit? Yes, you can, says this programmer and bestselling author.<p>Whether you're a professional writer trying to meet a deadline or word count target, or you're trying to write that first great novel during the in-between moments of your …

The Brain

10 Essential Tools for Mexican Cooking

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.</i><p><i>Today: Margarita Arronte's book Mexico: The</i> …

Recipes

This French Dessert Proves Red Wine and Cherries Were Made for Each Other

What better way to spend a summer evening than by snacking on a big bowl of fresh cherries? How about enjoying a glass of merlot while tending to a juicy steak on the grill? Or better yet, you could enjoy these two simple pleasures at once in the form of a sophisticated French dessert. Red Wine …

Dessert

Hemingway’s Tough-Love Letter of Advice to F. Scott Fitzgerald on Writing and Turning Suffering into Creative Fuel

“Forget your personal tragedy… Good writers always come back. Always.”<p>In the spring of 1934, just before dispensing his finest advice on writing and ambition to an aspiring writer who had hitchhiked atop a coal car across the country to see him, <b>Ernest Hemingway</b> (July 21, 1899–July 2, 1961) received …

Writing

How Ernest Hemingway Taught the World to Drink

On Hemingway’s 107th birthday, Philip Greene, who wrote the book on Papa and cocktails, argues that the famed author changed how we all drink.<p>Like that old poem about the six blind men, each perceiving an elephant in vastly different ways (a snake! a wall! a spear!), so it is when it comes to …

Cocktails

Cold Brew Iced Coffee 3 Ways

My love affair with coffee started early. I was that kid at college who always kept a pitcher of iced coffee in her mini fridge and who practically …

Food & Dining

Your Fridge Might Be Full of Fake Food

In the food industry, not everything is as it seems<p>Edibles on menus or store shelves are not always what they seem. Recently, the international criminal police organization Interpol announced that it seized 2,500 tons of adulterated food in 47 countries—seemingly safe foods like cheese, eggs, …

Food

Stuffed Pancake Puffs

Today I am extra, extra excited because we have two pretty awesome things to share with you. First, a recipe for filled puff pancakes. Yes, little …

Recipes

9 Tools That Will Help You Collaborate Effectively as a Freelancer

The messy world of a disorganized freelancer isn’t something that should be taken lightly. When your entire livelihood depends on clients and their …

Management

Republican platform aims to dismantle US environment and climate laws

The final Republican platform, released Monday, would pull the United States out of the international climate accord, open national forests for logging and declare coal a "clean energy resource."<p>Republicans would implement drastic changes in American environment and climate policy if elected to …

Environment

Take Photos Like a War Correspondent

Award-winning photojournalist Paula Bronstein shares what's in her camera bag, from SLR to software.<p>Anyone can take a photo: just point your camera and fire away. Taking a photo that transcends language to communicate dread, happiness, or heartache is, however, a singular talent. It requires …

Photojournalism

The 9 Books Every Female Entrepreneur Should Read

These inspiring and insights-packed books are written for women and by women<p>Entrepreneurship comes with many challenges and just as many opportunities to learn from those who came before you. There are now countless books, podcasts and online courses and challenges to push you outside your comfort …

Sheryl Sandberg

The Best Way to Cook Eggplant Is to Burn It — Eggplant of Desire

(Image credit: iomis/Shutterstock)<p>Eggplant is a controversial food. Like cilantro or blue cheese, you either love it or you hate it. But what if I …

Food

Dinner in 25 Minutes: Coconut Milk Soup With Lobster

If there's a way to savor a lobster roll, I have yet to discover it. Two or three bites, and it's gone. In looking for a simple, better way to linger …

Food

Chef Jeff Mahin's Secret Weapon: Make a flavor-packed tomato oil you'll drizzle on everything

Photo: Katie B. Foster/Tasting TableThere’s nothing quite like the kiss of a wood-fired grill. But when time, space, unbearable humidity or a lack of …

Recipes