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Roasted, Smoked, Fried, Grilled, Sous Vide: How to Cook Turkey 5 Different Ways Food 

Roasted, Smoked, Fried, Grilled, Sous Vide: How to Cook Turkey 5 Different Ways

(Foodista)– Do you have turkey anxiety? If you’re in charge of cooking the bird this year, let me help you select just the right way to prepare it. Using your oven is perhaps the most convenient (and cost-effective) method as you’ve already got one in your kitchen, you needn’t buy a special cooking device (like a smoker, a barbecue, or an immersion circulator), and you can cook indoors. But if you’re game for a different way of cooking your bird then I’ve got some easy and delicious recipes that will get cheers from your guests! 6 Tips for the Perfect Read More

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Body-Positive Women Find Twinkly Way to Publish Nude Photos on Instagram (Photos) Beauty Featured 

Body-Positive Women Find Twinkly Way to Publish Nude Photos on Instagram (Photos)

(Sputnik) – To embrace and highlight the natural beauty of their bodies, a group of ladies stripped off their clothes and covered themselves in bright sparkles for an inspiring project. #PositivelyGlittered is a project featuring women of all shapes and sizes who accept their bodies “as they are” and pose for photos wearing nothing but glitter. An Instagram account with the same name has so far published less than 20 images, but has already found almost 4,300 admirers. According to Roseanna Mae, the project’s founder, the main idea is to encourage body positivity. A post shared by Positively Glittered (@positivelyglittered) on Nov 5, 2017 at 4:45pm PST Read More

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Facebook wants your nude photos to prevent ‘revenge porn’ – here’s why you should be sceptical Featured Technology 

Facebook wants your nude photos to prevent ‘revenge porn’ – here’s why you should be sceptical

(Conversation) – Facebook’s latest attempt to tackle the non-consensual sharing of sexual pictures (often known as “revenge porn”) appeared so wrong-headed that at first it seemed like a joke. But the social network has made clear its system of asking users to send in explicit images that they don’t want to appear on the site is a real pilot programme being tested in Australia. Facebook’s motivation is right and proper: to help women (and men) worried that their ex-partners may shame or manipulate them by uploading sexual images taken during the relationship. This unwanted sharing can have devastating consequences. Read More

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‘Accepted Practice’: US Troops Told to Ignore Child Rape in Afghanistan Human Rights 

‘Accepted Practice’: US Troops Told to Ignore Child Rape in Afghanistan

Afghanistan (Sputnik) – US soldiers were told that sex crimes against children are a “culturally accepted practice” in the country and that “nothing could be done about it,” a report by the US Department of Defense’s inspector general said. American servicemen on a military mission in Afghanistan who tried to report cases of sexual child abuse to their superior officers were literally told to ignore such incidents, according to the findings. “None of the individuals said that they had actually witnessed child sexual abuse. However, some stated that they had heard about the occurrence of child sexual abuse and reported this to their chains of command. In some cases, the interviewees Read More

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Beauty Queen Selfie Gets Middle East Warhawks’ Panties in a Twist Scandal 

Beauty Queen Selfie Gets Middle East Warhawks’ Panties in a Twist

(Sputnik) – When Miss Iraq and Miss Israel took a selfie together, many people took to social media to voice mixed reactions, and some were downright angry at the show of friendship. Miss Israel, Adar Gandelsman, shared a photo on her Instagram account calling Miss Iraq, Sarah Eedan, “amazing.” Her post was liked nearly 3,000 times. Eedan had earlier posted to Facebook describing how she is the first Iraqi woman in 45 years to represent Iraq in the Miss Universe 2017 pageant currently underway in in Las Vegas, Nevada. Many reacted negatively to the two posing together as women from around the world gathered for the Miss Universe 2017 Read More

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Mother Africa: When Is The Dawn Of Your Day To Rise Up? Literature 

Mother Africa: When Is The Dawn Of Your Day To Rise Up?

(SSB) – Oh, mother Africa, The land of great natural endowment: So pregnant with world highly coveted minerals, The land with magnificent scenery of flora and fauna. The virgin land; Of once a great civilisation, art and philosophy, Of great Kings and Queens, heroes and heroines, Of great peoples of ethnographical diversity Of majestic rivers, Lakes and valleys, Of impressive mountains and plains Of savannah and thick equatorial jungles; The most wonderful land whose imperial geographers and explorers Approached with curious admiration and spectacle, When is the dawn of your day to rise up? – Oh, mother Africa, What Read More

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Confessions of a Plus-Size Fashionista Beauty 

Confessions of a Plus-Size Fashionista

(FEE) – For too long, young, plus-size women only had access to dated styles, ugly knits, and ghastly floral prints. No longer! was in middle school when I fell in love with a pair of light-wash, glitter-coated jeans. They were so cool. When my beautiful and fashionable older sister passed them over the fitting room door to me, I knew I had to have them. I told my mom that they fit and she, happy to have found a piece of clothing for her chubby, hard-to-fit daughter, bought them for me. But she didn’t know, and I didn’t tell anyone, Read More

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5 Reasons Climate Change is a Feminist Issue Environment Featured 

5 Reasons Climate Change is a Feminist Issue

(NM) – Climate change isn’t merely a problem of excess carbon dioxide in an otherwise progressive global system. It isn’t a problem for which we are all equally responsible, and neither are its impacts indiscriminate. Rather, climate change is bound up with dynamics of power, and it affects some much more than others. Here are five reasons climate change is a feminist issue. 1. Climate change disproportionately affects the global poor – 70% of whom are women. Climate change disproportionately affects those already in poverty. Global South nations are much more likely to be affected by droughts, floods, reduced crop Read More

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3 Lessons Activists Can Learn from Taylor Swift Activism 

3 Lessons Activists Can Learn from Taylor Swift

(FEE) – Swift uses humor and cleverness to become the voice that dominates the conversation. Taylor Swift’s ascent from country darling to international superstar has captivated the media and the hearts of millions for more than ten years. Her journey wasn’t the straight-to-the-top narrative new fans may imagine: while Taylor’s name has been on lips for the last decade, the words that have passed those lips have not been wholly kind. Early on, Ms. Swift developed a reputation that has become the artistic catalyst for an album that promises to deliver banger after banger. She’s been called every name Read More

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Pork Pal Teaches That Not Only Dogs and Cats Can Serve as a Human’s Best Friend Good News 

Pork Pal Teaches That Not Only Dogs and Cats Can Serve as a Human’s Best Friend

(Sputnik) – While some pigs have little more to look forward to in life than the dinner table, this little piggy’s Instagram account has about 300k followers. This video reveals how a pot-bellied mini pig living in the US named Hank spends his time lounging about like an ordinary human. He leads an active and healthy lifestyle: he preserves a balanced diet, swims in a pool, celebrates Halloween and Father’s Day, and sleeps in a bed. But the most adorable spectacle is when his belly is being scratched! The pork pet is only 1-year old, but his Instagram account @mybestfriendhank is followed by almost 300k Read More

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