Becky Burnett

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Make This One Dressing, Let It Guide 7 Vegan Meals

When I’m doing light meal-prep for the week ahead, I always include a slightly creamy salad dressing that doubles as a sauce/condiment for whatever I happen to be fixing up that week. From a quick sandwich to a gloriously stuffed sweet potato, the dressing’s richness ties all of the components and …

This Healthy Blueberry Crisp Is The Perfect Dessert For Spring

Warmer weather = lighter desserts.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>3 cups blueberries<p>Crisp Topping:<p>1 cup rolled oats<p>½ cup almonds, chopped or slivered<p>¼ cup whole wheat flour<p>½ teaspoon cinnamon<p>2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted<p>¼ cup maple syrup<p>Garnish:<p>¼ cup Greek yogurt<p>2 tablespoons maple syrup<p>1. Preheat …

29 Disturbing Pictures Of American Life Under Jim Crow

"Let us look at Jim Crow for the criminal he is and what he has done to one life multiplied millions of times over these United States and the world." —Rosa Parks<p>Until the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, what became known vernacularly as "Jim Crow laws" wedged a painful …

Masoor Dal Recipe - Goan Red Lentil Dal Curry [Vegan]

The <b>Masoor Dal Recipe</b> is a red lentil recipe a popular and flavorful Goan dal curry from the tropical paradise in India.<p>This easy dal recipe is a …

We Asked a VR Meditation Expert How To Stay Calm

A beginner's guide to the future of chilling out.<p><i>The Creators Project team thought we'd give you some much needed R&R from the headlines, so we've roped together a regimen of healing and happy stories to help get you through the day.</i><p>If you're still struggling with your lizard brain instinct to …

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Know by Heart

Is your cleaning mantra "When in doubt, douse it in bleach"? While you might feel confident your house is sanitary and squeaky clean, you can't …

Cleaning

Captivating CIA maps give an insight into eight decades of top-secret intelligence

Maps

What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

<i>YourTango writer Rebecca Jane Stokes shares what it feels like to have both anxiety and depression.</i><p>Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses …

Work Stress

A map of the Valley of Mexico, its lakes and cities before the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in the early 16th century, after whic…

A map of the Valley of Mexico, its lakes and cities before the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire in the early 16th century, after which the lakes were eventually drained to make room for what is now Mexico City.

The next generation of Americans is going to be in a lot of trouble

<b>(AP/J Pat Carter)</b><p>The American Dream is in trouble as income inequality continues to get worse<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>December 9, 2016 8:43pm (UTC)<p>The American Dream has long been that each generation can do better than their parents. Unfortunately, rising income inequality in America has made this less true …

Demographics

200,000 Years of Staggering Human Population Growth Shown in an Animated Map

Last night, during a talk on his new book <i>Raising the Floor</i>, longtime labor leader and current senior fellow at Columbia University Andy Stern told …

Geography

Relax Before Bedtime with This 20-Minute Yoga Routine

Yoga as a bedtime routine can help you relax, fall asleep quicker, and get more rest so you wake feeling refreshed. If you don’t have a routine that …

10 Classic Books That Have Been Banned

Victory by the United States in the Revolutionary War didn't mark the end of its problems with European conquest of North America. As Julie M. …

Literature

This Breathtaking Video Reveals How Humanity Took Over The World

The Black Death. The Second World War. The Industrial Revolution. The invention of modern medicine. Major events like these have had huge impacts on …

Sub-Saharan Africa

17 Crafty Ways To Update Your Bedroom With DIY Projects

Over the years we gathered all sorts of interesting and inspiring ideas regarding the interior design and décor of specific parts of the house. Today …

These Beautiful Maps Reveal the Secret Lives of Animals

New technology lets mapmakers follow baboons, vultures, and everything in between.<p>It wasn’t so long ago that tracking wild animals meant slogging through the forest with a clipboard and binoculars, hoping for a glimpse of an animal—or at least a pile of poo. But in recent years, technology has made …

The Best New Maps, According to Cartographers

The new Atlas of Design is a collection of beautiful, innovative, and unusual modern maps.<p>From charts of UFO sightings in the United States to surveys of bear population density in Finland to a 3-D visualization of where London’s airport employees live, a new collection of maps shows off the skill …

NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home

Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air.<p>NASA hardly seems like the organization that would …

Plants

11 Brilliant Gifts for the Cat in Your Life

Cats love playing with tinsel and tissue paper, but discarded wrapping materials shouldn’t be their only holiday goodies. This season, treat your …

INFOGRAPHIC: NASA's top houseplants for improving your wellbeing and removing air pollution

Next time you’re cruising Amazon for an air purifier, consider heading to your local nursery instead. Thirty years ago, NASA studied houseplants as a …

A Fascinating Animated Map That Shows the Growth and Decline of the Human Population Through Time

The American Museum of Natural History has put together a truly fascinating animated map that shows how the human population has grown and declined …

A Visual Guide to How Terribly the World’s Best Human Athletes Fare Versus Most Average Animals

Usain Bolt might be the fastest man alive, but an average warthog could probably take him.<p>(Graphics by Michelle Enemark)<p>Yesterday, Usain Bolt, the …

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Food Critics: The Best Vegetarian Food In Kansas City In 2016

“I’ve always maintained that the best vegetarian food you can find anywhere is deep-fried,” joked KCUR Food Critic Charles Ferruzza.<p>But Kansas City’s …

There's Something Enormous Buried Beneath the East Antarctic Ice Sheet

Every week, we’re bombarded with images of dazzling terrains on Mars and Pluto, but there are still geologic wonders to be discovered right here on …

The Best Abs Exercises You're Not Doing

When people think “abs” they usually think of endless crunches or sit-ups, but it’s really way more complicated than that.<p>What they really should be …

A Super Fast, Super Fresh Middle Eastern Hot Sauce

Like many chefs, Eli Sussman of New York City’s Mile End Deli enjoys making his own hot sauce. This jalapeño-cilantro version can run from mild to …