Janet Ferrell

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Vegan Meal Plan: A Week of Delicious Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

When Kenji launched this year's Vegan Experience, reader Double_J left a comment requesting a little help mapping out what a week of vegan eating looks like. Well, Double_J, your wish is our command. Below, you'll find a meal plan for each day, including hearty breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and …

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

Save dragons, save books! Three authors give tips on children's writing

Children’s authors Philip Ardagh, Cressida Cowell and Laura Dockrill on how to write for an audience with short attention spans, ‘spongier’ brains and parents who demand morals over laughs<p>It’s a perennial bugbear among children’s writers that every other writer thinks it’s an easy thing to do when, …

This Mouse’s Defense Against Scorpion Venom Could Influence Modern Medicine

The Southern Grasshopper Mouse converts the painful venom into an analgesic.<p>A mouse native to the Sonoran desert has found a way to turn scorpion venom from painful to pain-killer, rendering the scorpion's natural defenses completely ineffective.<p>The Arizona Bark Scorpion has the most powerful venom …

JK Rowling under fire for writing about 'Native American wizards'

History of Magic in North America, being serialised on Rowling’s Pottermore website, attacked for using an ancient culture ‘as a convenient prop’<p>JK Rowling has been accused of appropriating the “living tradition of a marginalised people” by writing about the Navajo legend of the skinwalker in a new …

The Great Divide Between Science and Literature Is False

<b>1.</b><br>I wonder if <b>Paul Kalanithi</b> remembered, as he wrote this book, the childhood dream of the father of modern neuroscience. This was a Spanish anatomist …

Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell review – what do we know about Jesus’s closest followers?

Bissell was brought up within the church and leaving it has not stifled his fascination with early Christianity. This book – part history, part travelogue – is an attempt to unravel its mysteries<p>Origen, one of the wisest and most interesting of the early theologians, had an ingenious theory about …

These Native Americans might be the country's first climate change refugees

They'll leave behind homes that some of the Native American residents have lived in for generations, and they'll watch from afar as what's left of the island gets swallowed by the surrounding waters.<p>"All of our history, all of our ancestral line — that's where our people are buried. That's where …

10 ways the rest of the world is putting America to shame

<b>(AP/Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>Iceland is sending its white-collar crooks to jail. Meanwhile U.S. bankers are yet to answer for their crimes<p>Larry Schwartz<p>March 2, 2016 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The Presidential candidates have been sounding off for almost two years now, pointing …

17 unprofessional work habits that make your boss and coworkers hate you

Do your coworkers or boss show signs that they secretly hate you?<p>If you answered "yes," then sure, it could be that they're generally disagreeable …

Indian-origin scientists develop a new Wi-Fi system that uses 10,000 times less power

Scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have demonstrated that it is possible to generate Wi-Fi transmissions using 10,000 times less power …

We Slept Together on Our First Date — and We're Still Together

"We spent the entire next day in bed just staring at each other in amazement."<p>People always say that sleeping with someone on the first date is a terrible idea, but for these four couples, it resulted in a lasting relationship. Cosmopolitan.com spoke with them to find out how they went from …

10 Movies to Watch Before They Expire From Netflix in March

Catch up on these flicks before they're gone next month.<p><b>Expires on 3/1</b><p><b>1) Hamlet (1990)</b><p>Directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Mel Gibson, <i>Hamlet</i> is an on-screen adaptation of the classic Shakespearean tragedy. Once the Prince of Denmark learns that his uncle Claudius has killed his father to …

Did you know that your intelligence depends on your brain 'personality'?

<b>New York:</b> Just as personality traits of people may differ, brains also have different traits that affect both anatomical and cognitive factors, such …

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide to Live Your Dreams

You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed yourself in trivial distractions, and …

Your Weekend Brunch Plans Just Got Better With This Recipe For Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Get in the kitchen and whip these bad boys together!<p>* 6 eggs<p>* 1/2 cup milk<p>* 1/2 cup heavy cream<p>* 2 tsp vanilla extract<p>* 2 tsp cinnamon<p>* 1/2 cup sugar<p>* 2 packs cinnamon rolls<p>1. In a medium bowl, mix eggs, milk, cream, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and sugar.<p>2. Cut each cinnamon roll into eight pieces, …

Just When We Thought There Were No New Ways to Cook an Egg...

Just when we thought there were no new ways to cook an egg, along came this soft-boiled meal in a cup.<p>Who wouldn’t want to be coddled? The word alone conjures up visions of fluffy down comforters piled high on feather beds and amiable assistants whose entire life’s work is devoted to fluffing up …

I Went A Year Without Sex. Here's How It Changed My Life

On Valentine’s Day last year, I sat sobbing in my bathtub. I was sad to be single, wondering if I’d ever meet someone, and longing for a deeper …

Pregnant mom of 5 diagnosed with brain cancer

A New York family of four was preparing to celebrate the adoption of three girls and an impeding pregnancy last Christmas when Kim Vaillancourt began suffering from a terrible headache. On December 27, Kim checked in to the hospital where doctors discovered two brain tumors and diagnosed her with …

What do you do with a ‘bad’ kid in your child’s class?

“Girls, it’s time to do your math homework. Come sit down at the table.” I called out to my kids like I had done so many afternoons and started putting out the paperwork.<p>“No!” I heard from a far corner of the living room. “My friend says homework is stupid. Math is stupid.”<p>That got my attention. My …

Parenting

Yet Another Teaching Memoir? A Teacher's Critique

<i>Book publishers love stories about first-year teachers. The narrative arc is familiar: Exuberant idealism fades as the teacher battles entrenched bureaucracy, stale curriculum and disengaged colleagues or kids.</i> <i>The young educator then tries to overcome despair with creative grit and determination</i> …

Free TV for life? It's here, and it may even be legal

The online ads sound too good to be true.<p>"Say goodbye to your cable bills and get your TV for free," boasts an advertisement for the Free TV Box in …

No Passport Required: 7 Incredible Island Getaways in the US

We love to dream about incredible vacations in far-flung locales. It's all so alluring: tropical weather, international cuisine, and …

Old Delhi-style butter chicken

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 x 750g free-range young chickens (poussin), skinned, cut in half along backbone (or 800g boned chicken thighs, halved)<p><b>For the marinade</b><p>80g full-fat Greek yogurt<br>• 1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste (see below)<br>• 1 tbsp vegetable oil<br>• 1½ tsp salt<br>• Juice of 1 lemon<br>• 1 tbsp red chilli powder<br>• 1 tsp …

6 Unforgettable Adventure Vacations to Take In 2016

Travel to these American hot spots for the thrill of a lifetime<p>The value of your vacation isn’t found on your phone’s camera roll. It’s in your brain—the memories lodged so deeply that they’re still vivid years later.<p>There’s a trick to forming them: Rev up your heart rate in a new …