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  Here are some irresistible drinks from our gals at SpeedRack that are definitely meant for summer nights and good times:      Spring Flinger Created by Ivy Mix, Co-Founder, Speed Rack   Muddle 2 2" sections of celery in .75 oz simple syrup add: .75 oz lemon juice .5 oz fino sherry 1.5 oz plymouth gin dash pernod absinthe   Preparation: Shake, fine strain into a Collins glass, top with soda. Garnish with a cucumber slice. Garnish: Cucumber slice. Glass: Collins       Citrus En Vogue Created by Lynnette Marrero, Co-Founder of Speed Rack Serves 2   Ingredients: 2 oz. Altos Blanco Tequila ½ oz. lemon, quartered (4 wedges) 6 basil leaves 1...
Almost one year ago, more than 200 girls were abducted in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria by the group Boko Haram. The internet was in uproar, people published graphic after graphic, world leaders swore to be involved—but in spite of all those promises and stances, 219 girls are still missing. A series of turbulent events both in the United States and internationally has turned media attention away from these young women and to other issues. International efforts—including negotiating jailed Boko Haram fighters for the girls—has failed. Since...
Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? This version gives you all that cheesy goodness using cashew cheeze sauce. Plus, it’s adaptable: you can basically mix in whatever you’d like and get your fix. Read on for a few ideas. Total Time: 30 minutes Active Time: 20 minutes Makes 4 servings Cost per serving: $1.25 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cashews, soaked in water for at least 2 hours 1 cup vegetable broth 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons onion powder Salt and pepper to taste 8 oz small shell pasta or macaroni...
Despite the progress women have made in education and all the campaigns that encourage women to seek out more fulfilling job opportunities, women are still not on track to attain equal pay with men—at least in our lifetimes. IWPR’s series, Status of Women in the States: 2015, released its latest installment, and reported that the number of women living above the poverty line has dropped from 87.9% in 2002 to 85.4% since 2013. According to Daily Beast, these gaps are more vivid in Southern states...
  Getting antsy for the third season of Inside Amy Schumer to premiere on Comedy Central? Us too. It may be less than two weeks away (Tuesday, April 21 at 10:30 pm), but we're still eager for an Amy fix in the meantime. Luckily, the former BUST cover girl has plenty of material to hold us over: The first two seasons of her show were released on DVD this past Tuesday, and she'll be hosting the MTV Movie Awards this Sunday night (April 12). And, we've got this...