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  • May
  • 25

John Joseph: Plant-Based, Punk, and Primed for Action

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By day, Meat Is for Pussies author John Joseph bikes, runs, and swims, training for the grueling Ironman triathlons that he started competing in four years ago, at the age of 49. By night, he performs equally grueling high-energy live sets with his legendary hard-core punk band, the Cro-Mags. How does this 53-year-old modern-day Renaissance […]

  • May
  • 24

Drop the Flyswatter: Insects Are Conscious

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To squish or not to squish? For PETA members and other kind people who diligently catch insects and spiders in cups or humane bug catchers and gently escort them outside, this isn’t even a question. But for others, a new study suggesting that insects are conscious beings means that the ethics of indiscriminately killing them […]

  • Apr
  • 14

Practice Radical Compassion: Be Kind to Cockroaches

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For several days earlier this month—which happens to be National Pest Management Month, according to the National Pest Management Association—I lived with an alarmingly large cockroach inside my utility room. I first noticed her on a Sunday afternoon on the wall by the door, just out of arm’s reach. She stayed in the same vicinity […]

  • Mar
  • 29

Deal Kindly With Uninvited Houseguests

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Early this morning, I was awakened by a sound that no homeowner wants to hear: chewing. Something, or rather someone, was in the attic, noisily munching away. Although it can be unsettling to realize that you’re sharing your home with a family of squirrels or mice, we can’t really blame these animals for seeking shelter […]

  • Feb
  • 19

Recipe: Granola Goes Glam

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Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But when you’re in a rush to get out the door, it can be all too tempting to grab a bagel or cereal bar and hit the road—or worse, skip breakfast altogether. Mistress Ginger‘s Glamola Granola to the rescue! Whip up a batch […]

  • Feb
  • 19

5 Ways to Connect With Others and Help Animals

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It’s no surprise that having close friends or family members can help us lead healthier, happier lives. But did you know that being lonely can literally make you sick? According to an article by Dr. Sanjay Gupta in O, The Oprah Magazine, loneliness can increase your risk of mortality by 45 percent. In contrast, obesity […]

  • Dec
  • 18

7 Cookbooks for Everyone on Your List … and Our Gift to You

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It’s an exciting time to be vegan. In the past year, we’ve seen an abundance of creative cookbooks for vegans of all stripes—whether you’re a complete novice or a sophisticated foodie, a hands-on DIY diva or someone who prefers to relax and read about others’ culinary adventures. Cookbooks make great gifts, and no matter who […]

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