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This small Altadena press is publishing some terrific L.A. cookbooks

In 2009, during the financial crisis, the tiny Altadena-based independent publishing house Prospect Park Books put out the cookbook “Celebrating with Julienne.” It was written by Susan Campoy, the beloved local chef-owner of Julienne, a French-inspired bistro on Mission Street in nearby San Marino,...

Actress refused abortion despite pressure from doctors: ‘I just wanted to see my baby’

At age 37, actress Lynn Ferguson (who was the voice of Mac in Chicken Run) discovered she was pregnant. Her pregnancy was labeled as “geriatric,” as is any pregnancy after age 35. Because of this, doctors asked her to do an amniocentesis to check for Down syndrome. Show More Summary

The push for UK fracking may be 55 million years too late

Cuadrilla is pressing ahead with a project to drill for shale gas in Lancashire, but a geologist thinks plans for industrial-scale fracking may be doomed

‘Udderly’ Ridiculous: Humans Will Nurse on ‘Cow’ to Sour Passersby on Milk

What:    Two PETA supporters will nurse on a life-size cow statue at the main gates of The Great New York State Fair on Wednesday to protest the cruel... The post ‘Udderly’ Ridiculous: Humans Will Nurse on ‘Cow’ to Sour Passersby on Milk appeared first on PETA.

The Search Is On for PETA Prime’s ‘Sexiest Vegan Over 50’

Who’s the sexiest (mature) vegan of them all? PETA Prime’s 2017 Sexiest Vegan Over 50 competition, which honors baby boomers living a healthy, humane, and rewarding lifestyle, is now... The post The Search Is On for PETA Prime’s ‘Sexiest Vegan Over 50’ appeared first on PETA.

Pence to Join Trump in Phoenix

Tonight, Donald Trump will appear in Phoenix, Arizona, for yet another Make America Clap for Me Again rally — despite the fact that Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has asked Trump to postpone. Trump was rumored to be considering the announcement...Show More Summary

New USAID leader wants to show Pres. Trump the value of aid

This post originally appeared on Global Citizen. The future of United States foreign aid will be decided within the next few weeks in Congress — and at least one influential official is doing his best to prove that supporting people in foreign countries is in America’s best interest. Show More Summary

Ohio Could Become Third State to Ban Abortions on Babies With Down Syndrome

The state of Ohio could become the third state in the nation to ban abortions on babies with Down Syndrome. An Ohio legislative committee is hearing a bill today that has strong support from pro-life advocates. The hearing on the legislation is vitally important as it follows on the heels of massive international debate following […]

7 Dating Tips that Men Wish Women Knew

A therapist shares inside information on what men really want women to know about dating. The post 7 Dating Tips that Men Wish Women Knew appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Paul Ryan Says Censuring Trump for Supporting Neo-Nazis is ‘Absolute Worst Thing We Should Do’ — WATCH

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

At a Town Hall in Wisconsin on Monday night, House Speaker Paul Ryan says Trump “messed up” when he expressed support for white supremacists and neo-Nazis last week but that censuring him would be the “absolute worst thing we should…...Show More Summary

Gay couple shamed for asking to share a sundae at a swanky D.C. restaurant

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Ron Gage and Henry McKinnon were enjoying a nice, romantic dinner together at Prime Rib in Washington D.C. That is, until dessert rolled around.

Ian Thorpe’s Boyfriend Ryan Channing Strips Down for Marriage Equality in Australia: WATCH

2 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Australian Olympian Ian Thorpe and his boyfriend Ryan Channing are urging their fellow Aussies to vote in the upcoming postal plebiscite for marriage equality, demonstrating how easy it is for people to register with the Australian Electoral...Show More Summary

HRC Joins Back to School Event at Mississippi State Campus

Last week, HRC joined Mississippi State University (MSU) to welcome LGBTQ and ally students back to school at an event on the Starkville campus. HRC Mississippi was honored to take part in helping students connect with each other and discover various resources available to them. Show More Summary

'There was something weird about that bridge...'

Serena in Riverdale, New York called to tell of her experience in Point Pleasant:“You guys were speculating as to whether there might have been negative energy around the Point Pleasant bridge. I can confirm that there definitely was some kind of freaky negative, big negative energy, around there. Show More Summary

18 of our favorite pancake recipes

Cornmeal, apple, oatmeal, pumpkin and more: We’ve compiled 18 of our favorite pancake recipes as a perfect way to start — or end — your day! noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

Nursing home workers could be fined, jailed for not using transgender pronouns

A California bill would also force long-term care facilities to have transgender bathrooms and showers.

Super NES Classic: Features

Nintendo made a cheesy commercial bursting with the spirit of the ’90s to enumerate the Super NES Classic’s features. Learn about some of the included games, rewind, save anywhere and more. Now you’re playing with power. Super power...

Robbie Graham Busts the UFO Paradigm |358|

Robbie Graham and Robert Brandstetter challenge us to look beyond UFOs, extraterrestrials and disclosure.  photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Robbie Graham:  I would be surprised if there were not an extraterrestrial component to the UFO phenomenon but again, I would be very surprised if the extraterrestrial hypothesis could be proved to be a […]

Elon Musk Leads Call for Total Ban on Killer Robots

“We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close.” That dire warning was sent via letter to the United Nations by Tesla’s Elon Musk, Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman and the rest of a group of 116 founders of AI and robotics companies in a call to... Read more »

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