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    6 Surprising Products That Are Tested On Animals

    How many hidden products in your house are tested on animals? Most people know that in many countries things like lipstick, face creams and other cosmetics have been tested on animals for a long time.  Most of us also know that many medications and research findings are produced through animal testing. However, you may be surprised to find that some of these everyday products are also tested on animals. Note, I found most of these items on other websites and blogs in order to compile my own list.  Sources have been listed below. 1. Tampons. Yes, that’s right.  Tampons are not cruelty-free. PETA has the world’s most thorough, comprehensive post…

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    5 Documentaries That Will Challenge You This Year

    One of the most amazing things about living in 21st century is the multiplicity of avenues available to us in our pursuit of education and enlightenment.  From podcasts to traditional books, from Kindles to YouTube, there is no shortage of mechanisms by which we can learn new information and expand our thinking. Such enlightened readers might guess from the title of this post that one of my favorite ways to glean new information and perspectives about the world is by watching documentaries.  Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and sites like Free Documentaries and Top Documentary Films make it exceedingly easy and cheap to indulge in this method.  And don’t forget to check…

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    Lazy Man’s Vegan Pizza

    Recipe Tortilla Pizza sauce (or vegan pesto) Mushrooms, cleaned and sliced Spinach Nutritional yeast Salt, pepper, or chili flakes to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 425F, or 450F if you’re feeling hungry and impatient and like to flirt with danger. Place your tortilla of choice on a baking sheet. (Optional: VERY lightly brush a little bit of olive oil across the tortilla to keep the sauce from soaking in to the tortilla.) Place about a 1/4 cup of pizza sauce on your tortilla, swirling it around with the back of a spoon or measuring cup to distribute evenly. Arrange small handful of spinach–or as much as you want on your…

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