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Is recipe testing a vanishing art?

Recipes have never been easier to find. No need to dig through cookbooks, magazines or newspapers. You just type a name - or even just a couple of ingredients - into a search engine and you've got dozens of choices at your fingertip...

#Pamplona2015: Running of the Bulls Protest

See the protest that is making headlines around the world. The post #Pamplona2015: Running of the Bulls Protest appeared first on PETA.

More People Power: 14 Human Rights Successes So Far in 2015

By Kristin Hulaas Sunde Time to celebrate another 14 global human rights successes in 2015. 1. We helped Moses, a torture survivor on death row, get pardoned in Nigeria After nearly 10 years in jail, and over 800,000 letters of … Please continue reading.

Kenya Just Started Building Africa’s Largest Wind Farm

Kenyan developers are already planning an even larger 400-megawatt wind farm. The post Kenya Just Started Building Africa’s Largest Wind Farm appeared first on ThinkProgress.

California Bill to Legalize Assisted Suicide Can Be Defeated if Pro-Life People Step Up Now

I have been hearing this news for a few weeks, but it looks like California’s assisted suicide bill may be dying. From the Matier and Ross column in the San Francisco Chronicle: The highly touted proposal by state lawmakers to legalize physician-assisted suicide suddenly finds itself at death’s door as Latino Democrats balk at voting […]

The Complexity of Being A Black Feminist in a Relationship

On losing your first love. It’s hard being alone after having been with someone for a long time. It’s hard to detach from your first love, to not have that person on whom you can rely for comfort, happiness and safety. You miss falling...Show More Summary

25,000 Pro-Lifers March Through the Streets of Dublin, Ireland Against Abortion

The weekend All-Ireland Rally for Life saw more than 25,000 pro-life people line the streets in Dublin, Ireland to speak up against abortion. The rally had support from pro-life people across the Ireland, and the pro-life group Life Institute had encouraged people to attend. “Thousands and thousands of people cheered people with disabilities and their […]

Hugo Boss Goes Fur-Free

Hugo Boss is making it clear that fur has no place in a sustainable business strategy. Above, a raccoon dog. Photo by Alamy Today we’re thrilled to announce that Hugo Boss, one of the world’s leading luxury brands, is adopting a 100 percent fur-free policy that will spare thousands of animals from needless suffering. Show More Summary

3D Rhino Horns – Conservation or Exploitation?

If waves of cheap rhino horns 3D-printed with real rhino DNA are flooded onto the Asian markets, is this a form of rhino conservation or capitalistic exploitation? This critical question is gnawing at the root of a controversial business venture to use real rhino DNA in the commercial production of 3D-printed rhino horns. Show More Summary

Serena Williams defeats sister Venus to advance to Wimbledon quarterfinals

Serena Williams beat her sister, Venus, in a Round of 16 match at Wimbledon on Monday.

Austria files lawsuit against EU Commission over UK nuclear plant

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria launched legal action on Monday against the European Commission over its backing of British plans for the 16 billion pound ($24.9 billion) development of the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, Chancellor Werner Faymann said.

Obamacare is Restricting Your Choice of Doctor or Hospital, Here’s How

In the much anticipated Obamacare case, King v. Burwell, handed down June 25, the Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision ruled that subsidies will continue to go to recipients, not only exchanges set up by state governments, but also in the states where the Federal government and set up a state exchange. When dozens of […]

Lakers in review: LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan pass on team

The Lakers survived a busy week, which started with the introduction of the team's three draft picks, D'Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr. and Anthony Brown.

Essential California: Scientology's neon logo

Good morning. It is Monday, July 6. Good news for local comic book fans -- Comic-Con will remain in San Diego through 2018. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Immigration holds Like many major cities, San Francisco restricts when an arrestee...

French architect firm designs a sustainable vertical city to be installed in the Sahara desert

The arid expanses of the Sahara desert could be transformed within a decade, according to French architecture company OXO.

The Round Up: Fast-track Failings and Obergefell ‘egoism’

Laura Profumo brings you the latest human rights happenings. In the News: In a critical, though arguably overdue, decision, the Court of Appeal has suspended the fast-track immigration appeals system. The process, under which rejected asylum seekers are detained and given only seven days to appeal, was held “structurally unfair” by the High Court, before […]

Help! My old apartment building is so damn hot

A reader wants tips for how to stay cool inside an old building without blasting an air conditioner. Umbra has ways to chill.

The “Black Cab Rapist” – Court of Appeal rules on Article 3 investigative duty

Commissioner of the Police for the Metropolis v DSD and NBV and Alio Koraou v Chief Constable of Manchester [2015] EWCA Civ 646 – read judgment The Court of Appeal has ruled that the police have a positive duty under Article 3 ECHR to conduct investigations into alleged ill-treatment by private individuals. There is a […]

Greek finance minister resigns after bailout deal fails

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's flamboyant finance minister, abruptly resigned Monday morning despite a national referendum that delivered a rousing endorsement to his anti-austerity policies just hours earlier.

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