Sharise Cunningham

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Top Pharma Company Stops the Use of Chimpanzees in Medical Testing!

Wonderful news! Merck & Co, Inc., one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, has announced that they will “stop conducting or …

Learning a second language protects against Alzheimer's

Bilingual Alzheimer's patients cope better with the disease since their brains are more active in general.<p>WASHINGTON, D.C. — Want to protect against …

Dementia

The Top 12 Excuses People Give For Not Going Vegan... And Our Responses To Them.

Yes, you will. There are plenty of plant-based foods that pack a protein punch from peanut butter and lentils to tofu and seitan. Click here to learn …

Shell will stay out of the Arctic this year

The Arctic will be safe from drilling efforts by accident-prone Shell this year, and the oil company says it is reconsidering its very future in the …

Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river

Retiring a coal power plant in North Carolina wasn’t enough to prevent it from fucking up the environment.<p>Tens of thousands of tons of coal ash and …

Tunisia’s new constitution calls for climate protection

Tunisia, the country that kicked off the Arab Spring in 2010, has now finalized a new constitution. It ensures gender equality and rejects Sharia …

Yes, chef: Tom Colicchio fights to make your food better

You might know Tom Colicchio as a Top Chef, but he also seems to be in the running for Top Food Activist.<p>In addition to being head judge of the Bravo …

Scientists Discover BPA Exposure is Directly Linked to Cancer

<i>Photo by Shutterstock</i><p>Although Bisphenol A (BPA)-laden plastics and other products have been eliminated to a point, there’s still plenty of BPA …

DIY VIDEO: How to Make a Mason Jar Herb Garden with Model Summer Rayne Oakes

1/17<p>Picking up fresh herbs at a local farmers market is definitely a foodie luxury, but it doesn't hold a candle to harvesting fragrant, just-plucked …

Gardening

The science of natural cold remedies

Challenge those viruses with science-proven treatments that could help you get better faster.<p>It's happened, and there's no denying it: You've got a …

Make your own natural red food dye for Valentine's treats

Instead of coloring treats with artificial red dye, try one of these natural red dye alternatives for cupcakes, cookies and more.<p>Mama Lisa’s blog has …

10 uses for honey outside the kitchen

Bees make it and we get to enjoy it. But honey is good for more than just sweetening recipes.<p>I am an unabashed honey lover. I enjoy honey in my tea, …

Tastes Like Ice Cream Kale Smoothie | Best Kale Green Smoothies | The Blender Girl

This is the most popular recipe on the site.<p>I get over 500 emails a week from delighted smoothie drinkers who are obsessed with this smoothie since I …

Rancher Takes Care of Abandoned Radioactive Cows

Pizza Hut Adds Vegan Cheese Across UK<p>After a successful trial of vegan cheese at select locations, the pizza chain has permanently added the …

Chilean Farmer Sues Monsanto – And Wins!

The most evil corporation is at it again, putting another farmer in millions of dollars in debt by destroying his crops. Jose Pizarro, a Chilean …

OCA: Pledge to Help Bees this Valentine’s Day!

Love food? Love flowers? Then we need your help to deliver a “Give Bees Some Love” Valentine’s Day card to your local Home Depot and Lowe’s Stores!<p>A …

Perfume for Your Closet: DIY Linen Spray

Perfume can perk you up, but if you’re behind on laundry, you’ll need more than a dab behind the ears! Thankfully, it’s easy to whip up a batch of …

Two-Ingredient DIY Coconut Hair Treatment

Along with everyone else in the world, we have already trumpeted the many beauty benefits of coconut oil. Applied topically, it helps to soothe, …

DIY Peppermint Foot Scrub and Lotion

In case you didn’t already know, winter is torture on the feet. You have to leave most of the “fancy” shoes in your closet for months (thanks, ice …

Orange Coconut Whipped Body Butter | Henry Happened

<b>Orange Coconut Whipped Body Butter</b> | <i>Henry Happened</i><p>I love the body butter at the Body Shop, but it’s so expensive… luckily it’s really easy to make! You can find coconut oil at the health food shops - it’s not only great to use on your body, but in your cooking too. If you’re not keen on oranges, you can try using any body safe scent - try verbena for a lemony-coconut scent or add more coconut for a coconut-coconut scent!

18 foods that fight common ailments

Try healthy eats that help fight diabetes, heart disease, migraines and more.<p>Did you know that falling asleep easier, preventing PMS and easing the …

Doctors prescribe fruits and vegetables instead of pills

You can fight obesity, reduce hunger and support your local farms.<p><i>“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.”</i><p>The Greek physician …

Urban Agriculture

No more citations for curbside veggies in Los Angeles

Ron Finley proudly stands beside his curbside vegetable forest during a gardening party the week after TED2013. Photo: Nick Weinberg<p>Planting a …

Spain’s Largest Vertical Garden Cleans Air Inside Office Building

Vertical garden and green roof dynamos, Urbanarbolism, have successfully completed another project in collaboration with Paisajismo Urbano, this time …

Plants

VegNews

Spicy roasted cauliflower with lemon honey dressing [Vegan]

<b>Jaymi's Notes:</b><p>I can never pass up a recipe that includes a vegetable, lemon and red pepper flakes. These ingredients can add so much to the flavor of …

Recipes