Veggie-First Eating, and Thinking

Veggie Mijas is a collective of over 300 nonbinary, female-identifying people and women of color in 12 chapters across the United States, and the group — originally founded by Amy Quichiz and Mariah Bermeo — facilitates community building through vegan potlucks, cleaning up community gardens and hosting youth seminars to teach children about the importance…

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The Nightlife Outlaws of East Los Angeles

The Look Club Scum, a monthly party that embraces punk and drag, is a distillation of the fringe-friendly gay underground on the Eastside. Photographs by Daniel Jack Lyons Text by Daniel Hernandez Produced by Eve Lyons ImageJosefina Valdez, an original attendee of Club Scum nights, in downtown Los Angeles.CreditDaniel Jack Lyons for The New York…

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In Pakistan, Kate Middleton Aces Fashion Diplomacy

So the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (the British royal couple known more colloquially as William and Kate) have come to the end of their Pakistan tour, the first royal visit in 13 years. It has been, by all accounts, a highly successful five days of outreach. They met with Prime Minister Imran Khan! And…

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W.H.O. Continues Emergency Status for Ebola Outbreak in Congo

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is still a public health emergency and will be one for at least the next three months, the World Health Organization said on Friday. At the same time, “We believe we are on what could be a bumpy road to zero” new infections, said Dr. Michael…

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Dorothea Buck, 102, Dies; Nazi Victim and Voice for Mentally Ill

In March 1936, a week before Hitler’s troops reoccupied the Rhineland, violating the treaty that a defeated Germany had signed to end World War I, Dorothea Buck, the 19-year-old daughter of a German pastor, was so traumatized by the prospect of another brutal European war that she had to be hospitalized. Ruled schizophrenic, she was…

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T Suggests: Animal-Shaped Jewels, a Hotel With a View and More

The swimming pool at Dorp, a new hotel in Cape Town.CreditStephanie Veldman The hotel’s homey interiors were designed by the property’s owner, the hotelier Gail Behr.CreditStephanie Veldman In South Africa, a New Hotel With an Antique Feel Cape Town, in the shadow of Table Mountain on the South African coast, has become one of the…

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We Want Shiona Turini’s Ride—And Also Her Life

There are some things you should know about Shiona Turini: 1. She’s the accomplished costume stylist behind HBO’s Insecure and new film Queen & Slim. 2. She styled both Solange Knowles and Beyonce’s “Formation” video. 3. She knows that the best design solutions start at a human level. Turini’s design decisions are tailored to an…

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Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about essential oils

Essential oils are concentrated extracts of various plants. Practitioners use them in natural and alternative health practices, such as aromatherapy and naturopathy. Many plants contain some potentially helpful compounds. However, in many cases, there is not enough evidence to suggest their use as a treatment or cure for ailments. In this article, learn more about…

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Anne Hathaway’s Fashion Evolution, From 2001 to Now

Anne Hathaway isn’t shy when it comes to trying bold fashion. She wasn’t in the beginning of her career, during her very first Golden Globes when she wore a striking Elie Saab high-leg slit dress, and she isn’t now, as she wears bright, vibrant outfits during her second pregnancy. Here, a look back at Hathaway’s…

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