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Creamy Vegan Mac and Cheese

No, it isn’t cheese…even though it kind of looks like it. Instead, it’s a creamy, flavorful alternative to the dairy stuff that will leave you richly …

Comfort Food

Is 'man flu' real? Medical science delivers comfort to helpless male snufflers

We've all seen him: The man who strides boldly into high-stakes negotiations, risks serious injury to win a pickup basketball game and fearlessly confronts things that go bump in the night, yet is brought low by a tiny virus. He snivels pitiably, wallows in his misery and tests the most forbearing …

He’s 22. She’s 81. Their Friendship Is Melting Hearts.

Spencer Sleyon, a 22-year-old rapper and producer from East Harlem, and his friends were going around the room in October, talking about who their closest friends were.<p>When it was his turn, he said: “My best friend is an 81-year-old white woman who lives in a retirement community in Florida.”<p>To be …

Race Relations

The Adopted Black Baby, and the White One Who Replaced Her

<i>This article is part of the Race/Related newsletter. You can sign up here to have it delivered weekly to your inbox.</i><p>She grew up a tomboy in suburban Chicago, a fan of Hot Wheels, baseball cards and Blackhawks hockey. So when her two brothers tossed a football in the family’s half-acre backyard one …

La Jolla

How To Design Your Ideal Workday Based On Your Sleep Habits

According to sleep expert Michael Breus, you can pack the most into your working hours by knowing your sleep type.<p>Chances are you don’t start work in the morning without first having a cup (or several) of coffee.<p>But as board-certified sleep specialist and <i>The Power of When</i> author Michael Breus sees …

Sleep

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Military
The Post

Angel Food Cake - Healthy Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes

Preheat oven to 350F degrees.<p>Beat the chickpea liquid for about 4 minutes or until you reach soft peaks.<p>Blend the sugar in a food processor for 10 …

Food

How Germany responds to “blood and soil” politics - Charlottesville in context

Charlottesville in contextHow Germany responds to “blood and soil” politics<p>TO VIEW the footage of crowds in Charlottesville yelling Nazi slogans and …

Rights & Freedoms

As Workouts Intensify, a Harmful Side Effect Grows More Common

Three years ago, Christina D’Ambrosio went to her first spin class, pedaling fast on a stationary bike to the rhythms of popular music as an instructor shouted motivation.<p>But Ms. D’Ambrosio, who exercises regularly, found the hourlong class was harder than she anticipated. By the end her legs were …

Medicine

Game of Thrones: How They Make the World’s Most Popular Show

By <b>Daniel D’Addario</b>/Belfast | Photographs by <b>Miles Aldridge for TIME</b><p>The battle for Westeros may be won or lost on the back of a lime green mechanical …

TV Series

Would Your Dog Eat You if You Died? Get the Facts.

You might not look at your beloved Bella or Buddy the same way after reading this.<p>In 1997, a forensic examiner in Berlin reported one of his more unusual cases in the journal <i>Forensic Science International</i>. A 31-year-old man had retired for the evening to the converted garden shed behind his …

Chocolate Chip Funfetti Cookie Cake [Vegan] - One Green Planet

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OMG! Vegan Starbucks Frappuccinos

Animals are Not Ours<p>Who doesn’t love a good frappe? Sadly, some frappes are made with cow’s milk. Cows produce milk for the same reason that humans …

Gluten-Free

Explaining science won’t fix information illiteracy.

If you consider yourself to have even a passing familiarity with science, you likely find yourself in a state of disbelief as the president of the …

Critical Thinking

Lectins Could Become the Next Gluten — The Atlantic

Opening story…<p>Click here if the story doesn't open after a few seconds.<p>Learn more about Apple News<p>article<p>Plant proteins called lectins are an …

Auntie Anne's Copycat Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites (Nuggets) with Cream Cheese Dipping Sauce

For the pretzel bites:<p>In the bowl of an electric stand mixer, combine 1 cup warm water, yeast and 1/2 tsp granulated sugar, whisk to dissolve and …

Baking

Double Chocolate Mocha Cookies | Awesome Vegan Cookie Recipe

Recently, I created a flickr group so that all of you can share photos of recipes that you make from elanaspantry.com. I know that some of you enjoy …

Mailing cookies to NYC, Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe, The Vegan Girl’s Guide to Life

My editor requested I bake around 100 cookies for a sales conference for the book earlier this week. I, of course, took this as an opportunity to go …

Easy Lentil Soup Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (14)<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 1 medium celery stalk, small dice<br>• 1 medium carrot, peeled and small dice<br>• 1/2 medium yellow onion, small dice<br>• 3 …

Vegan Cornbread Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Preheat oven to 425°F<p>Spray 8-inch-square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.<p>Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan.<p>Add the ground flax …

Spiced Vegan Lentil Soup

This soup recipe has been a long time coming! Over the years, I’ve made some lackluster lentil soups that never saw the light of day on this website. …

Vegan

Vegan Bean and Oats Burger - Holy Cow! Veggie Burger Recipes

Soak for a few hours and then cook the pinto and red beans until tender.<p>Heat a skillet and saute the onion and garlic with a tiny bit of salt for a …

Meet King Tut’s Father, Egypt’s First Revolutionary

Akhenaten upended the religion, art, and politics of ancient Egypt, and then his legacy was buried. Now he endures as a symbol of change.<p><b>Sometimes the most powerful commentary on a king is made by those who are silent.</b> One morning in Amarna, a village in Upper Egypt about 200 miles south of Cairo, …

Veganism
Paramore

Queen Elizabeth’s Record

Queen Elizabeth II, who turns 91 on Friday, has always emphasized that her role is not to rule—but to serve.

A Neuroscientist explains the origins of emotions

We don’t all make the same expressions when we’re sad<p>I am known for being hard to read, to the point that friends complain that they can never tell what I’m thinking by looking at my face. But, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett, it’s possible that they might remain confused even if my face …

Emotional Intelligence

The meaning of Kendrick Lamar — The Economist

ALL is quiet in hip-hop’s game of thrones. “Kendrick Lamar, the best rapper alive, is still the best rapper alive”, ran one headline after the …