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The world’s most nutritious foods

After analysing more than 1,000 raw foods, researchers ranked the ingredients that provide the best balance of your daily nutritional requirements – and they found a few surprises.<p>Imagine the ideal food. One that contains all the nutrients necessary to meet, but not exceed, our daily nutrient …

Nutrition

A Saucy, Crispy Tofu Recipe for People Who THINK They Hate the Stuff

This crispy tofu recipe delivers takeout-joint satisfaction.<p>I’ll be honest. There was a time, long before I developed this crispy tofu recipe, I didn’t really understand tofu, or soybeans in general. My sister brought some tempeh home from a particularly crunchy camp in Vermont one summer and my …

Tofu

Favorite Broccoli Salad

Let’s kick off 2018 with my favorite broccoli salad recipe! It’s crisp, crunchy and fresh, which is exactly what I’m craving this time of year. It’s …

Healthy Eating

Blowback: How U.S. Drones, Coups, and Invasions Just Create More Violence

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Sir Isaac Newton called it his Third Law of Motion.<p>The CIA calls it “blowback.”<p>As the late …

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas giant and takes new photos with its JunoCam instrument roughly every 53 days while traveling at up to 130,000 mph.<p>It can take days or sometimes weeks to …

Astronomy

5am ice baths and a strict vegan diet: my year of living (very) healthily

This time last year, I was overweight, out of shape and run down. Could I turn my life around?<p>This time last year, I could not get out of bed. Just days into January, a New Year resolution to get back into the gym had been rendered laughable by a flu unlike anything I’d ever known. Emergency …

Fitness

If Your Life Story Depresses You or Holds You Back, Change It

<b>“The truth you believe and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new.” ~Pema Chodron</b><p>Too often we let stories from our past define us. We …

The 10 Genius Vegetable Dishes to Add to Your Regular Rotation

All throughout December, our Cookbook Club is keeping it close to home, cooking through Food52 Creative Director Kristen Miglore's <i>Genius Recipes.</i><p>With more than 100 foolproof recipes from food luminaries like Julia Child, Nigella Lawson, and Michael Ruhlman, it was hard to guess what Club members …

How Practicing The Seven Heavenly Virtues Can Transform Your Life

Tweet<p>Share314<p>Pin26<p>Share<p>Shares 340<p>The idea of the seven heavenly virtues is derived from a long line of philosophical and religious thinking weighted …

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ERTo quote Titus Andronicus (the band, not the Shakespeare play), the enemy is everywhere.<p>Sure, that could seem a bit paranoid, but considering what’s happening online these days, it’s not a crazy notion. Whether they’re government agencies, cyber-thieves or just noisy troublemakers, there are …

10 Drool-Worthy Recipes for a Vegan Thanksgiving

We promise there are worse things in life than going meatless, like last year’s post-election table talk. So for 2017, ditch the turkey and vegan-ize …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Italian-Style Carrot Cake Might Be the Best Carrot Cake

Italian Carrot Cake (<i>Torta di Carote</i>)<p>Serves 8 to 10<p><i>For the cake:</i><br>Unsalted butter, for coating the pan <br>2/3 cup all-purpose flour <br>2 1/2 teaspoons baking …

Dessert

This song is so relaxing, scientists recommend NOT listening while behind the wheel

The next time you need to unwind, there’s one song in particular that’s likely to relax you. Its effect is so strong, in fact, that one doctor …

Puzzles

The Tangy Peanut Snack You'll Want to Eat by the Handful

How to make Win Son's signature bar snack at home.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is Trigg Brown's recipe for the roasted peanuts</i> …

Food & Dining

25 of the Best Fall Dinners for Vegans and Vegetarians

As the temperature starts to drop and the days get shorter, the desire for slow-cooked roasts and meaty braises may set in for many. But if you're …

Healthy Eating

How consequences can positively motivate you and those around you

A lot of time is spent on how and what rewards should be implemented in a game or gamified experience. But as you know the reward isn’t what …

15 Meatless Recipes to Make with Lentils

My husband used to doubt that meatless meals would actually fill him up, but I knew otherwise. So to convince him, I rotated plenty of lentil-heavy …

Healthy Eating

Spaghetti Squash Parmesan

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 400°F. Place squash on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet, drizzle cut sides with 2 tablespoons of the oil, and …

Cheese

Eight Great Homemade Veggie Burgers

Everyone should have a great veggie burger recipe in their repertoire, and the good news is there are infinite ways to go about it. A base of …

Healthy Eating

Green bean

Using a selection of green vegetables gives this soup a summery feel and contrasting textures<p>Runner and green beans make a delicious addition to a …

Food

Super-Simple Make-Ahead Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars<p>Makes 24 bars<p><i>For the crust:</i> <br>14 whole graham crackers, broken into 1-inch pieces, or 1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 7 …

Dessert

Activism Revisited: Conscious participation and collective intelligence

If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do […] HOW WOULD I BE? WHAT WOULD I DO?<p>— R. Buckminster …

Spirituality

5 Easy Vegan Dinners That Are Perfect for Fall

Following my first round of Whole30 earlier this year, I challenged myself on several more occasions to go dairy-free for a while. Now, I love a good …

Cooking

How to Protest Without Offending White People

Many people were surprised when President Donald Trump suggested that NFL team owners fire players who quietly choose to sit out the national anthem …

Rights & Freedoms

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Writing In A Journal Has Helped Me Create My Future And Achieve My Goals . | Inc.com

Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Writing in my journal <i>every single day</i> is the glue that holds everything else together.<p>My journal is the context for my dreams. It's my favorite place to be.<p>It's where …

Productivity