Making sense of America’s celebrity-chef culture.
No Impact Man: Why eating less meat helps the... →
According to the UN Food and Agricultural Organization’s November, 2006 report, “Livestock’s Long Shadow–Environmental Issues and Options”: * 18 percent of greenhouse gas emissions come from livestock (more than from transportation). * 70 percent of previously forested land in the Amazon was cleared to pasture cattle. * Two-thirds (64 percent) of anthropogenic ammonia emissions, which...
apple-stuffed acorn squash « have cake, will... →
1 acorn squash 1 large granny smith apple [peeled, cored, diced] 2 T melted vegan margarine 2 T almond meal 2 T golden raisins 3 T agave nectar sea salt 2 t safflower oil
How to Eat (and Read) Close to Home - New York... →
Recipe: Eggplant, La Tavernetta Style - New York... →
Luke Skywalker's lightsaber heading into space -... →
According to recent news out of NASA, the next time the Discovery crew take their ship into orbit, the “force” will be with them — because they’re taking Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber along for the ride. That’s right, for the film’s 30th anniversary, the original lightsaber prop from the first Star Wars film is taking a ride into actual space… but...
Yoga for Geeks | Unplugging, Unhunching, Expanding →
A nice, light, healthful summer treat. If done correctly, this yummy dish can be...– McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: No-Stress, Low-Fuss, Hassle-Free Summertime Recipes for the Confident, Independent, Self-Sufficient Gal on the Go.
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Luigi&Luigi | Aurgasm :: your favorite music... →
Desert Candy: Day 15: Can you guess the flavor? →
Recipe: D.I.Y. Baba Ghanoush →
1 large eggplant Black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1-2 cloves garlic, smashed 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup tahini Olive oil Heat oven to 400ºF. Cut eggplant in half and roast, cut side up, for about an hour, or until very soft. Let cool for at least an hour and press out and drain the bitter juice that leaks out. Scoop the flesh out and blend in a food processor with the rest of the...
Living Between Wednesdays: Gigantic Fun with the... →
Jive talking?! Tandem motorcycling?! It can only be the Super Sons! Let’s see what those crazy cats get up to this time.
Wayward emu visits Wal-Mart →
Employees of a Wal-Mart Supercenter used shopping carts to corral a wayward emu outside the store Monday about 6 a.m., West Bend police said. A manager fed the emu grapes and apples in an attempt to calm the bird inside the makeshift enclosure. Richard Takacs, the owner of 3-year-old Myron, speculated the bird had been chased from his nearby farm by a coyote. Emus can’t fly, but Takacs said...
A Guide to The Dark Is Rising →
Ostensibly a manual for helping fanfic writers keep their continuity straight, but it’s delightful outside of that aspect, too. I love how fanfic makes for such delicious research.
Once More, with Old Ones →
The Buffy musical, if it were The Dark Is Rising. Once More, with Old Ones, A Dark is Rising musical spectacular, by Eildon Rhymer (with apologies to Joss Whedon and Susan Cooper.)
Bee Keeper’s Wisdom for Human Flourishing »... →
Organic Bees Surviving Colony Collapse... →
I’m on an organic beekeeping list of about 1,000 people, mostly Americans, and no one in the organic beekeeping world, including commercial beekeepers, is reporting colony collapse on this list.
Hard To Tell If Wikipedia Entry On Dada Has Been... →
“This is either totally messed up or completely accurate,” said Reed College art history major Ted Brendon. “There’s a mustache drawn on the photo of Marcel Duchamp, the font size keeps changing, and halfway through, the type starts going in a circle.
A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge →
A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge is a true story told in 12 parts about six different people — Leo & Michelle, Denise, Hamid, Kevin, and the Doctor — who escape and survive Hurricane Katrina.
What does 120 calories look like? →
The Mp3 Experiment Four at Improv Everywhere →
Our fourth Mp3 Experiment was our biggest mission to date. 826 people downloaded the same mp3, pressed play at the same time, and had a blast together on Lower Manhattan’s beautiful waterfront. Enjoy the videos first and then go behind the scenes with our mission report, photos, and audio downloads.
No vegetable left behind →
By using such ingredients as yogurt and applesauce to hydrate dairy-free baked goods, incorporating homemade meat substitutes like seitan pepperoni and vegan corned beef, and sourcing from a small but beloved vegetable garden, Voisin manages to elevate vegan fare to fine fodder.
Gluten-Free Bay: gluten-free recipe roundups →
Introducing the Dancing Rabbit » Celsias →
Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage is in Rutledge, Missouri, in the United States. Dancing Rabbit is a work in progress where 30 residents build strawbale homes, run businesses that include editing and IT consulting, and strive to reduce their ecological footprint through design and practice.
Condense Your Day With the Life-Hacking FAQK →
So why is it called life hacking? Because a new name makes it sound like a new idea. Geeks can’t admit that anything worthwhile was invented before 1981. Soon, “making cocoa” will be called “milk hacking.”
Doctor Who Cat Macros - Once more with Who? →
Personal History: Parallel Play: Reporting &... →
My second-grade teacher never liked me much, and one assignment I turned in annoyed her so extravagantly that the red pencil with which she scrawled “See me!” broke through the lined paper. Our class had been asked to write about a recent field trip, and, as was so often the case in those days, I had noticed the wrong things.
kahlua orange chocolate pie « have cake, will... →
Recipe: D.I.Y. Hummus →
1 15 oz can of chickpeas, well rinsed 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1/4 cup tahini 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice, fresh-squeezed Drain and rinse the chickpeas thoroughly. Blend all of the above ingredients in a food processor or blender until very smooth.
The Queen would be tossing eggshells into the garbage and I’d leap across...– defective yeti: Vermimania
No Impact Man: The mistaken rhetoric of... →
My point is that a big boost to the environmental cause might come with spending a little less time making people scared of a worse life and a little more time inspiring them towards a better one.
Seeing the form: ...and taking names (2) →
Virtual Ubiquity - Buzzword →
defective yeti: Things Not To Say →
“I like my pizza the way I like my women.” I didn’t have a punchline in mind when I said it. But, having set the joke up, I had no choice but to follow through. “Cold … and a few hours old.”