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These Homemade Pies Might Be The Most Beautiful You’ve Ever Seen

December 8, 2017 at 12:32 am




Woman weaves pie crusts into immaculate art

When it comes to beautiful desserts, pies are often pushed aside for cakes, cupcakes, tortes and ice cream.  It’s easy to see why — with magnificent tall cakes with buttercream decor and super sugar sculptures.

The “it” factor is on full display with some of these confections. But, one home baker out of Seattle is gonna put a “pie in your eye,” that you soon won’t forget. Lauren Ko, is  producing amazing pie crusts that are not only works of art but also very tasty.

Violence Nonexistent in Societies Where Infants and Adolescents get Plenty of Pleasurable Touch

December 7, 2017 at 2:51 am




 

The primary cause of violence is deprivation of pleasurable touch during infancy, childhood and adolescence, developmental psychologist James W. Prescott concluded after decades of research into the origins of violence.

Paleo Raw Raspberry and Coconut Cheesecake Recipe

December 6, 2017 at 11:44 pm




This raw cheesecake has less calories than traditional cheesecake (360per slice) but is still packed with flavor. Sweet and delicious, it’s the perfect raw cake for any occasion. Serves 12.

Salmon Farming Industry Caught Pumping Infectious Blood Into Canadian Bay

December 6, 2017 at 5:21 pm




Blood from tons of diseased farmed fish is being  pumped into British Columbia’s largest wild salmon migration route

With mounting concern that farmed salmon are spreading disease to wild salmon, Canadian diver Tavish Campbell decided to investigate for himself.

With an underwater camera, he dove into the pristine waters of Clayoquot Sound and Discovery Passage in British Columbia, to see what he could find.

Study: Gluten-Free Foods Contain More Arsenic, Mercury and Roundup than Wheat

December 4, 2017 at 5:51 pm




The gluten-free diet trend is taking millions of consumers for a ride, says the Weston A. Price Foundation.

A non-profit organization dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the American diet, the board members of WAP have never been fans of the gluten-free “craze.” But a recent study and testing by the Canadian government have just given them two more reasons not to like gluten-free foods: heavy metals and glyphosate.

Study: Seafood Eaters Ingest Up to 11,000 Pieces of Microplastic Per Year

December 1, 2017 at 11:41 pm




European shellfish eaters ingest an average of 6400 tiny pieces of plastic per year, and as many as 11,000 pieces, depending on how much they eat, according a study out of Ghent University in Belgium.

Cows are Turning Desert Back Into Grassland by Grazing Like Bison

November 30, 2017 at 5:35 pm




Ranchers have transformed 40 million acres of desert back into prairie by “training” cows and other domesticated animals to graze like their wild ancestors

Big Pharma Caught Selling Key Ingredient for Meth to Drug Cartel

November 28, 2017 at 10:01 pm




Ever wondered where the ingredients for illicit street drugs come from? One story suggests pharmaceutical companies may be the suppliers for at least some.

Three major Belgian pharmaceutical companies got caught selling millions of dollars worth of a key ingredient for making meth to a Mexican drug cartel last year, an under-covered Reuter’s article reveals.

Teen Depression and Suicide Rates are Rising in Tandem with Smartphone Ownership, Study Finds

November 26, 2017 at 5:09 pm




Researchers find a sharp rise in teen depression and suicide rates between 2010 and 2015 coincided with a sharp rise in teen smartphone ownership. None of the other common factors affecting suicide and depression changed during that period.

Teen suicide rates rose 31 percent between 2010 and 2015. Teen depression rates rose 33 percent over the same period.

Guess what else rose around 35 percent during that time period? Teen smartphone ownership.

Why My Child Loves Bedtime

November 25, 2017 at 3:28 pm




Ever wondered why kids hate bedtime so much? Why they’ll say and do just about anything to avoid it?

The kids I used to babysit came up with a million excuses to push it off as long as humanly possible: another story, water, a snack, a trip to the bathroom, more water, a tissue, a stuffed animal, different pajamas… They’d beg me rub or scratch their backs until they fell asleep, which usually took a long, long time.