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How to Make Flavorful, Healthy Vegetarian Meals

Vegetarian cooking is awesome—once you master the tricks of the trade.<p>Cooking great vegetarian food is not rocket science. In fact, some of our favorite chefs—like <b>Yotam Ottelenghi</b>—embrace a veggie-forward menu, proving that we don't <i>need</i> meat for flavor or substance. Whether you're a full-time …

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Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Floating Toilets That Clean Themselves Grow On A Lake

Imagine you live on a floating lake house. Open air. Chirping crickets. Clear, starry nights. Everything seems great until you need to use the bathroom.<p>The natural instinct might be to make a deposit in the water. But that wouldn't be safe. Microbes in your feces would contaminate the water and …

The Target

Everyone who laid eyes on Malala Yousafzai knew the Pakistani schoolgirl was something special. When her mountain town of Mingora, in the Swat Valley, fell under Taliban rule, her courage made her a powerful symbol. And now, after last fall’s near-fatal attempt to silence the 15-year-old, she is …

Bodies found in Central African capital

The Red Cross in the Central African Republic has announced that it has "found 78 bodies" in the streets of the capital Bangui since it was seized last weekend by the Seleka rebel coalition.<p>"Since Saturday til today, our volunteers have found 78 bodies that were taken to the morgues.... We ask the …

Health care costs for older inmates skyrocket

States face a potential fiscal time bomb as their prison populations steadily grow older.<p>ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Convicted of three counts of robbery when he was still a young man, Steven Thomas has been in prison since December 1982. Now 62, frail and suffering from a relapse of Hepatitis C, he's one …

If You Think China's Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

REUTERS/China Daily The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China's rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards.<p>Countless rivers and lakes have also been contaminated by nearby …

Crude oil leaks in Arkansas suburb after ExxonMobil pipeline ruptures

An ExxonMobil pipeline rupture near Little Rock, Ark., Friday evening has resulted in a “major oil spill,” according to the Environmental Protection Agency <b>--</b> and ignited further debate over the transportation of crude oil in the U.S.<p>Up to 10,000 barrels could have been spilled, according to a …

India's top court dismisses drug patent case

India's highest court has dismissed Swiss drug maker Novartis AG's petition seeking patent protection for a cancer drug, a serious blow to Western pharmaceutical firms which are increasingly focusing on India to drive sales.<p>In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court said on Monday that the drug …