Iman Folayan

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L.A. Juice Bar Co-opts Anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s Death With Expensive Juice

There’s nothing at all questionable about a line of Charles Bukowski—themed beer that promotes literacy in comparison to this completely …

From the Blender: The Maine Squeeze (Blueberry, Oat, and Ginger Smoothie)

Remember those summer mornings of childhood in Maine? The tiny wild blueberries you just picked are warm from the sun. Your mom calls you inside, rips your morning's haul right out of your little berry stained mitts, and turns it into something blue and slurpy, sweet and filling. It almost feels …

Melt Away Your Winter Veggie Blues, Middle East–Style

Stymied by the season's produce options? Then give your roasted root veggies a burst of flavor with mint and pistachios<p>Getting through the winter can be rough on vegetarians—and on lovers of fresh produce generally. Winter veggie options are sparse, and yet ironically what's available tends to be …

Cannabis Cuisine Takes Colorado with Gourmet Munchies, THC Soda, Food–Pot Pairings

With marijuana now legal in Colorado, the cannabis-cuisine industry is creating gourmet munchies, THC-spiked sodas, and food-pot pairings<p>With marijuana now legal in Colorado, the food industry is creating gourmet munchies, THC-spiked sodas, and food–pot pairings. Welcome to the new cannabis cuisine!

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CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel

"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle …

Police Recover Heroin Packets Stamped 'Obamacare'

Police in Massachusetts on Friday pulled over a suspicious automobile and after conducting a search, recovered more than a thousand small packets of heroin stamped "Obamacare" and "Kurt Cobain."<p>Four people were arrested after the traffic stop in Northampton in which 1,250 of the packets were …

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Secretary Kerry expresses regret to India after diplomat strip-searched

Secretary of State John Kerry called India's national security adviser on Wednesday to express his regret after one of India's top diplomats was arrested on fraud charges and strip-searched in New York City, creating a rift between the two countries.<p>Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade is …

22 Vegan Recipes for Jay-Z and Beyoncé

Jay-Z turns 44 today, so he and Beyoncé are going vegan for 22 days. Might we suggest these 22 delicious recipes, Mr. and Mrs. Carter?<p><b>Jay-Z</b>'s just turned 44, and he's celebrating like all ballers do—by going vegan for 22 days. (Al Gore is also a recent convert, so you know it's cool.) Better still, …

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The AIDS Granny In Exile

In the '90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.<p>The enormous brick fortress in West …

21 Vegetarian Mains for Thanksgiving

Gallery21 Vegetarian Mains for Thanksgiving<p>Being a vegetarian at the Thanksgiving table isn't easy. Most of the time, you're limited to salads, sautéed vegetables, and cranberry sauce. But what about the entrées? Don't we all deserve the chance to stuff ourselves and wake up filled with regret? …

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook.<br>• Read Jon Henley on the …

In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

Iran is a notoriously closed society, so this was an unusual milestone: It was recently the setting for a high-fashion magazine shoot, published in California-based magazine <i>FSHN</i>.<p>Iranian-Canadian photographer Afra Pourdad took photos of model Shabnam Molavi posing in public spaces — in bazaars, on …

Marrakech's new arts scene in the funky old medina

It's just another sunny Saturday morning in the cool, green oasis that is Le Jardin (lejardin.ma), a lively riad cafe in the heart of the Marrakech medina and the social hub of the emerging arts scene in the old city. What strikes me about the gathering at my table is the cosmopolitan nature of it …

New Hello Kitty Planes to Fly to US

Asia’s ubiquitous cartoon feline cutie can now add another notch on her belt of world-domination. The newest conquest? Jumbo-jet aviation.<p>Hello …