The real cost of cheap US chicken? Chlorination is just the start | Felicity Lawrence

Concerns about the safety of post-Brexit importations mask a bigger issue, says Guardian special correspondent Felicity Lawrence As sugar was to the 18 th and 19 th centuries, so chicken is to the 20 th and 21 st centuries. It has been turned into one of the defining commodities of our era. A luxury until …

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7 surprising facts about the ‘8 0s vampire cinema The Lost Boys

Image: john p johnson/ fx The following review is spoiler-free! Proceed with reckless abandon . Grab your pitchforks and torches: What We Do In The Shadows only might be better as a series. It’s blasphemy, I know. Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s 2014 cinema is the gold standard for vampire comedy and a standout in …

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Kala festival, Albania: party time in what feels like a paradise

A new arrival on the celebration circuit, Albania is seducing younger holidaymakers to dance on its beaches and explore beyond its pristine shores Just how seriously the Albanian ministry of tourism was taking Kala festival- the first international event of its kind in the country- became clear the moment we stepped off the boat at …

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Moov gets into mindfulness with launching of’ Sanity& Self’ app for women

Moov, the wearable maker best known for its line of fitness trackers with their accompanying digital coach-and-fours, is today branching off into mindfulness. The company is the latest to join the self-care craze, with the launch of a new app focused on mindfulness and meditation, Sanity& Self. However, unlike most of today’s meditation apps, Sanity& …

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The Top Exercise Myths You’re Buying Into& Why They’re B.S.* Betches

If there’s one thing a betch is great at, it’s excuses. Making the perfect escape plan for any situation on the fly is second nature. That is especially true when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. Like, who among us hasn’t said ” yeah, I took six tequila shots and did a line of …

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Ronny Jackson: top veterans task for doctor who praised Trump’s ‘incredible genes’

Jackson impressed Trump at a January press conference in which he joked that the president, 71, could live to be 200 years old Ronny Jackson passed his screen exam with Donald Trump before casting even began. Jackson, the president’s personal physician and astound option to lead the huge Department of Veterans Affairs, stood before the …

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Three ways for activists to stay hopeful in these grim periods | Natasha Walter

I work with refugee females, and know how hard it can be to stay optimistic. Even small positive steps should be celebrated, says Natasha Walter, director of Women for Refugee Women ” Leftwing people are always sad because they mind horribly about their causes, and the causes are always going so badly .” So said …

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Moov gets into mindfulness with launch of’ Sanity& Self’ app for women

Moov, the wearable maker best known for its line of fitness trackers with their accompanying digital coaches, is today branching off into mindfulness. The company is the latest to join the self-care craze, with the launch of a new app focused on mindfulness and meditation, Sanity& Self. However, unlike most of today’s meditation apps, Sanity& …

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Digital Sugar Newborns Are Getting Paid Without Ever Meeting Up* Betches

When I began college in 2011, being able to survive financially entailed either A) having rich mothers, B) surviving off scholarships, C) falling into bottomless debt, or D) get a part-time job. For me, this came down to blowing all of my scholarship money my freshman year, and then turning to waitressing at Mexican restaurants …

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Here’s How Gentle Yoga Can Help You Change Your Body More Than Intense Workouts

Many people trying to lose weight tend to assume that the higher the intensity when it comes to dieting and exercise, the faster and easier it will be to drop those extra pounds. While this is certainly true in a number of cases, you may be surprised to hear that in terms of longevity, gentle …

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