Liza Sexson

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7 Prefab Eco-Houses You Can Order Today

Ever since the early days of the 20th century, when Americans started buying kit bungalows and farmhouses from the Sears Roebuck catalog, the lure of …

My town calls my lawn 'a nuisance.' But I still refuse to mow it.

A mutilated garter snake, a sliced frog and countless slashed grasshoppers. That was the scene of carnage in my yard in September, after local officials ordered me to mow my overgrown lawn or be fined $1,000. Three months earlier, I had stopped mowing my nearly one acre of country land in rural …

Maasai women are the new solar warriors of Africa

The Maasai are a semi-nomadic pastoral tribe spread across Kenya and Tanzania, and globalization has not been kind to them. Vulnerable to wildlife …

10 Books To Read Before You See The Movies This Summer

<i>We all love a few hours at the movie theater, but there’s just no substitute for curling up with a few hundred pages of printed magic.</i><p>By Mark Athitakis<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Books To Read Before You See The Movies This Summer

Sustainable Fashion And The Stress Of Buying Blue Jeans

You don’t see many leopard-skin coats around these days, or handbags festooned with peacock feathers. The voices of environmentalists and animal rights activists have been heeded by fashion industry leaders and are having an impact on the world of luxury fashion.<p>Now those voices are moving down the …

11 Organic Makeup Tutorials to Help Your Beauty Routine Go Au Naturale

As we go on our quest to live healthier lives with organic food, cleaning products and toys for our children, our makeup drawers often get overlooked. But if you truly desire to live an all-natural life, even your beauty products need a makeover. Before you start perusing and balking at the prices …

Lips

Jackson Pollock's secret prize-winning recipe for apple pie discovered

Art,Art and design,Painting,Food and drink,Books,Culture,New York,US news,Food & drink,Life and style,Baking<p>Alcoholic, adulterer ... and foodie? As a stash of the painter’s personal recipes are published, an old friend spills the beans on dinner chez Pollock and Krasner<p>Jackson Pollock’s alcoholism …

The Latest, Largest Chicken Producer to Forgo Antibiotics Could Tip the Market

Science & InnovationGermination<p>The agricultural practice of giving routine small doses of antibiotics to meat animals, to increase their muscle mass quickly and protect them against infection, has been going on since the 1950s, and has been controversial for most of that time. It has persisted in …

McDonald's

What Chipotle’s Ban on GMOs Says About Us

The Plate<p>The Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant chain–which boasts 1,500 restaurants worldwide–has become the latest to leap on the ban-GMOs bandwagon, with its recent announcement that it will no longer use genetically modified ingredients for its fast-food Mexican menu.<p>From now on, Chipotle’s …

Drumi cleans clothes with no power and little water

In most homes, a significant amount of water and electricity is allotted to operating washing machines and drying clothes. That’s all fine and good …

Revisiting Death Cab for Cutie’s Codes and Keys

When Death Cab for Cutie’s last album, <i>Codes And Keys</i>, came out, nearly every review (including the one on this very site) noted how this was the …

Features

Fashion<p>/ ClashFashion / 15 · 08 · 2018<p>Diadora: Autumn/Winter '18 Sportswear Campaign<p>Fashion<p>/ ClashFashion / 15 · 08 · 2018<p>Pretty Green Black Label …

Review: Alabama Shakes' 'Sound & Color' Is a Thrilling Experiment

The band's sophomore album, Sound & Color, offers up sound experiments that are as wild as the voice over them.<p>Brittany Howard has given a name to each of the many dance moves she does onstage with her band Alabama Shakes. Those moves include, according to <i>The Guardian</i>'s profile of Howard, “the …

Jack White

Model for Rockwell's Rosie the Riveter painting dies at 92

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of …

Buzz Over Bee Health: New Pesticide Studies Rev Up Controversy

It has been about a decade since beekeepers and scientists began documenting a decline in honeybee populations and other important pollinators.<p>Even if you're not a lover of bees or honey, you should know that bees are critically important to our food supply. They help pollinate billions of dollars …

PETA's shock and awe anti-wool campaign is offensive to the public and farmers

And yes, some farming practices are cruel - ripping calves straight off their mothers to assuage our endless hunger for dairy products. We have …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Exercise Versus Diet: Which Is More Important For Weight Loss?

Being healthy is simple, right? "Eat less, move more." That's easy to say, but practicality is one of the most important things when it comes to …

The Kraft-Heinz Merger: When Organic Growth Is Not On the Menu

For the United States’ largest packaged food companies, organic growth is simply not on the menu. Fierce competition, fickle consumers, and lackluster product innovations have combined to make topline growth increasingly hard to come by. During the latest quarter alone, Campbell Soup said sales of …

Biggest American Indian tribe in US introduces country’s first junk food tax

As diabetes and obesity spiral out of control on their vast reservation, Navajo Nation harks back to a healthier time and starts taxing Spam and crisps<p>In times gone by, <b>Navajo Indians</b> ate whatever mother nature was generous enough to bestow, their existence intimately and spiritually bound up with …

6 Business Blogging Mistakes And Ways To Overcome Them

Business blogging isn’t as easy as it may sound. It can be tough to come up with topics to discuss, a challenge to find ways to make things …

6 Tips For Startups Wanting To Add A Blog To Their Website

<b>Since I started being involved with blogs back in 2006, a lot of people ask me questions about how their startup can add one to their website.</b> When I …

Startups

Indiana Governor says 'anti-gay' law will not change amid growing outrage

Thousands protest in Indianapolis with 'No hate in our state' placards as Governor refuses to say whether new religious freedom law will make it legal for businesses not to serve gay people<p>The Governor of Indiana has been forced to defend a law which opponents say discriminates against gay people …

What would my 1970s mom do? (Drink Tab and lock us outside) | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p>I'm about to tell you the truth: parenting has become very <i>precious</i> in our generation.<p>This very morning, a mom posted how on her son’s birthday, she assembles a comprehensive “time capsule” including …

NatureMill Plus - Automatic Kitchen Composter

Turn fruits, vegetables, egg shells, coffee grounds, grains and more into fresh nutrient-rich organic fertilizer in only two weeks with the cool new …

'Cindrella' – Movie Review

<b>New Delhi:</b> Cinderella has been seeped into the world’s pop culture since the past 50 years or so. It was sort of the first story that ushered the …

Inside the murky world of convenience food

The food industry deceives us about the nature of its products, but we go along with it<p>The food journalist Joanna Blythman has a brilliant new book out, Swallow This, on the murky world of convenience food, such as the billions of ready meals that we eat every year.<p>Did you know, for example, that …

Farmland Without Farmers

As industrial agriculture replaces men with machines, the American landscape loses its stewards, and the culture they built.<p>The landscapes of our country are now virtually deserted. In the vast, relatively flat acreage of the Midwest now given over exclusively to the production of corn and …