The beauty industry grosses about $265 billion annually.
Most of the testing is done on animals. In the case of
mascara, beautiful lashes come at the expense of the
animals who are used for test subjects. Rabbits are
often used which can lead to blindness and death.
New research out of Liverpool suggests that protozoa
may be the alternative. It is felt that these single celled
organisms have enough genes in common with humans
to make them good test subjects. Protozoa do not have
a central nervous system and therefore cannot feel pain.
– Piece of wild salmon fillet
– Almond flour
– Bread crumbs
– Garlic powder
– Canola Oil
– Coat pan with a light application of canola oil
– Apply a thin coating of mustard over the entire fillet
– Place unsalted capers about 1 inch apart over the entire fillet
– Sprinkle generous amount of garlic powder over fillet or according to taste
– Cover first with thin layer of bread crumbs followed by a thin layer of almond flour
– Squeeze lemon over the entire piece
Bake at 350 degrees for about 22 minutes...Read More
Olderbrother Clothing is a company that works their clothing line
aroundenvironmental impact and social responsibility. The cotton
used in theirclothing is grown by farmers in the US who are all
members of theSustainable Cotton Project. Cleaner Cotton Growers,
as they are known,grow their cotton by being mindful of land, air
and water in their surrounding regions. In addition to this,
Olderbrother Clothing uses coloring made from natural sources such
as Turmeric to get a rich yellow color. They are also experimenting
with fabric made from Japanese rice paper. All articles are cut,
sewn and dyed in Los Angeles. Bobby Bonaparte and Max Kingery
have made clothing that is good enough to be buried in your
backyard when it is no longer wearable.
asked participants when was the last time
they either gave or withheld forgiveness.
They were all asked to jump 5 times without
bending their knees. The forgivers jumped
11.8 inches on average while those that held
a grudge jumped 8.5 inches. Proving that
forgiving someone can actually unburden
you both mentally and physically.