The Pastis Fairytale Islands

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Have you heard of the insanely weird French drink Le Pastis? A fierce 40-45 percent ABV -- or alcohol by volume -- mélange of anis, liquorice and various herbs (it's a well-guarded secret, my lips are sealed).

The Mediterranean Diet: A Healthy Addiction

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As with all addictions, there is always an unspoken, secret pain hidden behind an untold truth. We seek comfort from this pain through the abuse of a substance. The vehicle often begins as a playful experiment, becomes a crutch over time and ultimately takes over our daily life with compulsions that distort reality and inevitably bring greater pain than the one it intended to avoid.

New Marijuana Ad Campaign Asks Users To Learn From Maureen Dowd And 'Consume Responsibly'

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The advocacy group that helped to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado is reminding people to please "consume responsibly."

Wednesday marks the launch of a new public education campaign from the Marijuana Policy Project, a group that vocally backed Amendment 64, the 2012 ballot measure that legalized marijuana for recreational use in Colorado.

The Pros and Cons of the Paleo Diet

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You've probably heard about the Paleo diet; maybe you've even tried it. The "primal eating" trend is everywhere.

Paleo, of course, encourages us to eat like our ancient ancestors did.

The concept is this: Humans evolved on a diet very different from today's eating habits.

Every Once In A While, Someone Invents Something Truly Amazing

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Can everyone stop talking about the iPhone 6 and start talking about this?

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What To Do With Overripe Bananas (Besides Making Banana Bread) (VIDEO)

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There are endless recipes and cooking ideas for making the most of your fresh fruit, but what do you do when your ripe produce, like bananas, become discolored and mushy after sitting a little too long on the kitchen counter? If you're like most, you throw away the overripe offenders, but sustainable foods advocate says you shouldn't be so quick to turn toward the trash can.