Almonds don’t lactate, but that’s no reason to start calling it ‘almond juice’

At a conference about disruptive innovations in food production last week, dairy industry spokespeople criticized the “milk” labeling of non-dairy products such as almond or rice milks. Federated Farmers, a rural advocacy group, prompted media headlines with a suggestion that we should call a beverage made from almonds almond juice Continue Reading

California to start recycling sewer water into tap water… and yes, it’s full of insane chemicals

Water has apparently become so scarce in the Golden State that some municipalities are about to begin piping recycled sewer water back into people’s homes, new reports indicate. The California State Water Resources Control Board recently announced new regulations that will allow treated wastewater to be reused as drinking water, Continue Reading

Peter Thiel backs company with plans to start clinical trials of magic mushrooms to treat depression

There are many interesting tech celebrities floating about in Silicon Valley, but few people can compare to billionaire Paypal founder Peter Thiel. Ever since starting what is arguably the world’s largest online payment processor, he’s had a hand in many other industries. He has been so prolific, in fact, that Continue Reading

CONFIRMED: Living in cities makes people psychotic; they start hearing “voices in their heads,” shocking new study finds

Urban life might seem hip and enticing, especially for younger folks who enjoy the hustle and bustle of busy environments marked by constant activity. But all the noise and commotion that comes along with it can have a detrimental effect on a person’s mental health, including an increased likelihood of experiencing Continue Reading

10 Healthy alternatives to toxic processed table salt you can start using today

It is no secret that while commercial table salts help flavor dishes, they are extremely detrimental to the body’s overall health. Commercial table salts are 99 percent sodium chloride, are bleached during the production process and may contain harmful substances such as stabilizers that make them practically toxic in nature. Continue Reading