Archive | May, 2013

Sleeping Sperm Whales

Researchers studying the resting behavior of wild sperm whales have found evidence that whales literally ‘drift’ off to sleep. The research demonstrates that sperm whales in the wild switch off completely for short periods of time, having ‘cat naps’ while performing slow rhythmic dives. The St Andrews team believe their study shows that sperm whales may […]

Label It: GMO

  Use Your Purchasing Power Consciously The Organic Consumers Association lists the top 10 Corporations that lobbied against bills advocating the labeling of GMO’s. Please boycott these brands and corporations when using your purchasing power consciously. • PepsiCo (Donated $2.5M): Naked Juice, Tostito’s Organic, Tropicana Organic • Kraft (Donated $2M): Boca Burgers and Back to Nature […]

Burnt Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

(America’s Test Kitchen) Ingredients 1 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour (8 3/4 ounces) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 14 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 3/4 sticks) 1/2 cup granulated sugar (3 1/2 ounces) 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar (5 1/4 ounces) 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 1 1/2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips (Ghirardelli recommended) or 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips […]