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Blood Orange Smoothie

Up until a month ago, I had never tried a blood orange. I’m not crazy over regular oranges, but I think the deep red color of a blood orange has …

Diabetes

Recipe: The Plant Power Breakfast Smoothie

If you didn’t think you could create a balanced meal in a blender, that’s about to change.<p>This green, protein-packed breakfast smoothie will add …

Breakfast

Red, White & Blue Smoothie {Vegan}

Since I started this blog my mind has just been bursting with recipe ideas, especially when I’m getting ready to fall asleep at night and I’m in that …

10 Most Dangerous Foods

Though your kitchen may be oh-so-fresh and clean from floor to ceiling, there could be some <b>hidden dangers</b> lurking in your food.<p>That’s right, you may be bringing back more than just canvas bags full of produce, you may be stocking your fridge with<b>germs and bacteria</b> just waiting to make you sick. But …

E.coli

6 Things to Do With End-of-Summer Tomatoes

Got tomatoes? Here's a rundown of ways to put up your maters, from basic canned tomatoes to salsa, ketchup and more.<p>Canning your own tomatoes is a …

Git

She Drives a Mercedes, He Rides a Harley: Why We Are Attracted to Opposite Personalities

She drives a Mercedes, he rides a Harley; she's an athlete, he's a bookworm; he's a Republican, she's a Democrat... Have you ever wondered why some of us have personal friends whom we appreciate, like, or even love, but who are the same people who are likely to annoy us the most? If an attorney and …

I Have a Dream, Too -- Here It Is

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech.<p>You know the one.<p>The one where he painted a compelling picture of what the United States <i>could</i> be, and then challenged the nation to "rise up" and meet that vision.<p>On the surface, it's easy to assume King was merely …

Write a Legacy Letter Today!

I recently listened to an NPR documentary about the life of a war correspondent working in Syria. She was debating about when and if she should leave for a job less dangerous. Near the end of the program she said that however and whenever she made that decision, she needed to write a letter to her …

Why Do People Cheat on Their Partners?

Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on one of the main one -- self-abandonment. Self-abandonment leads to an inner emptiness that results in a person seeking to be filled up externally.<p>For example, Celine …

Flying Lotus, Wavves, Twin Shadow, and More Play Virtual DJ for ‘Grand Theft Auto 5’

Los Angeles producer Flying Lotus has curated FlyLo FM, an in-game radio station for upcoming video game <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>. The 21-track playlist …

Grand Theft Auto

Tom Stoppard's Daring 'Dark Side Of The Moon' Makeover

Few albums hold a place in the hearts and minds of its fans (myself included) quite like Pink Floyd's psychedelic masterpiece <i>The Dark Side Of The Moon</i>. In the four decades since its release, it remains, for many, an almost sacred work of art, endlessly dissected by legions of fans dying to to …

CMJ 2013 initial line-up released

The <b>2013 CMJ Music Marathon</b> happens from <b>October 15 – 19</b> at clubs all over New York City. As we’ve been tweeting about at <b>@BVCMJ</b>, tonight (8/27), the …

13 Tricks to Wake Up Slimmer

We get it: You want to lose the jiggle but don't want to blacklist your favorite eats, count every single calorie, or overdose on gym hours. The …

Fitness

Green Kitchen Stories' Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble

<i>This week, David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl from Green Kitchen Stories are</i> <i>serving as Guest Editors at Food52. They're sharing a week's worth of recipes and giving away 3 copies of their book, Vegetarian Everyday.</i><p><i>Today: You don't have to flambé your peaches to make them soft, juicy, and …

Recipes

Crockpot Brisket Tacos with Shredded Cabbage + Sweet Corn

Crockpot Smoky Brisket Tacos with Shredded Cabbage + Sweet Corn.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 8, 2013 53<p>Could I be any more predictable?<p>I can’t help it.<p>I love …

Cooking

Grilled Italian Sausage with Peppers, Onions and Arugula Recipe

Italian sausage, red bell peppers, and onions, a classic combination, right? Well, they’re even better when served on a bed of fresh, baby arugula …

Recipes

No-Churn Lime Ice Cream Pie (No Ice Cream Maker Required) Recipe

Thanks to an exceptionally high butterfat content and extra smoothness from sweetened condensed milk, the lime ice cream used for this pie's filling doesn't need an ice cream maker—just pour it into your prepared pie crust, freeze for a few hours, and slice.<p>The pie crust recipe comes courtesy of …

Free Online Articles on Health, Science, Education More.

How To Use The Semicolon Properly<p>Common-sense, easy to understand rules for using the semicolon, including information on when NOT to use it.<p>Read More<p>…

Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

Boston

An Artist Turns Books Into Stunning Crystallized Sculptures

Artist Alexis Arnold uses a bit of science to freeze–and immortalize–a small library of classics.<p>When was the last time you revisited your high school copy of, say, <i>Catcher in the Rye</i> or <i>Crime and Punishment</i>? (That long, huh?) However meaningful they’ve been to you, they’re likely shelved, blanketed …

Supercharge Your Morning with This Cereal

Raw foodie and runner Matthew Kenney shares his go-to breakfast recipe.<p>A bowl of cereal isn't always the healthiest choice for breakfast. If you regularly kickstart your day with a brand that has the words "cocoa," "fruity," or "cookie," in its name, you already know there's room for improvement. …

A Japanese Dad’s Imaginative Conceptual Portraits of His 4-Year-Old Daughter

Japanese photographer Nagano Toyokazu is a dad much like all dads in that he loves his daughters, Miu and Kanna. Unlike most, however, he’s managed …

The Best Way to Lose Weight in a Week With the 7-Day Diet Plan

We worked with registered dietician Junelle Lupiani to create a satisfying, comprehensive week-long plan that will leave you full, healthy, and one step closer to that summer body of your dreams.<p>If we had a penny for each time we heard the phrase "bikini body" this summer, we'd be very, very rich. …

Healthy Eating

Self-Exploration

Texas-based photographer Kim Carrier has taken over 200 photographs of herself over the past five years. “I like to consider my self-portraits an …

Vintage Photographs From Early Marilyn Monroe Photoshoot

Marilyn Monroe is a symbol of American beauty, a face that is instantly recognized across many generations. She quickly became the biggest sex symbol …

Marilyn Monroe

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Dramatic Black and White Photos of Solitary Moments in Photo Series 'Man on Earth'

Photographer Rupert Vandervell’s photo series entitled <i>Man On Earth</i> was inspired by his desire to show the isolation and sense of being alone even …

Photography