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Whether your favorite foodie prefers to make sweet, savory, or alcoholic treats — or prefers to skip the "making" step and just eat them! — we've found TK of the season's best buys for the kitchen and the home bar, plus a few ready-made treats for the food-loving-but-cooking-challenged peeps out there. The Inspiralizer will let them turn zucchini, cucumbers, sweet potatoes, and other veggies into spaghetti-like noodles.THE INSPIRALIZER, $49.95, INSPIRALIZED.COM Although it sports a sweet, vintage pattern, this pan is thoroughly modern, with a non-stick interior and...
Scrubs Fellow disenfranchised readers: Are you at a loss on what to do after this whole Trump upset? If you’re anything like me, you’re not just burnt out on the constant flood of upsetting news since November 8th, but you’re also rearing to find a way to fight back. What if I told you there’s a way to do it and get paid?? BUST writer Patricia already covered a great list of ways to directly act out and protest Trump, but I would like to offer up some alternatives....
Earlier this week, a video speculating that Barron Trump has autism went viral on YouTube. Many people, including comedian and actor Rosie O’Donnell, have joined the conversation. I am by no means a fan of Donald Trump or his political agenda, but it is absolutely inappropriate to speculate about whether or not his 10-year-old child is on the autism spectrum. The YouTube video was made by James Hunter, who is autistic himself, and came from a place of empathy for Barron and a desire for public...
This holiday season, instead of an American Girl doll, consider buying the young girls (and boys!) in your life a diverse doll created specifically to boost self-esteem. Dr. Lisa Williams created the Positively Perfect doll company to offer dolls that represented multicultural children like hers, and that reflected their beauty. Williams said that she launched the company to, "Encourage dreams, promote intelligence, challenge perceptions, and open [children's] hearts to all types of beauty." In order to reach a diverse crowd the dolls are available with all...
  A popular clickbait caption last week read, “Trump Says He Is ‘Fine’ With Same-Sex Marriage.” Each article used this spin in their headlines discussing Trump’s recent 60 Minutes interview with Lesley Stahl. It wasn’t shocking to view a lackluster message to his bigoted followers, or a suggestion to reverse Roe v. Wade. The interview aired during the same span of time where he appointed his Chief of Staff, Steve Bannon, ringleader of the alt-right. Then there’s his vice president who believes gays can be electrocuted...
As the neo-Nazi organization that refers to itself as the "alt-right" continues to gain support in the U.S., media outlets and media consumers are struggling with what language should be used in reference to its members. As we at BUST have written in the past, the term "alt-right" is used in an attempt to rebrand white nationalism, and using it dangerously misrepresents the ideals of its supporters. That's why an advertising professional, who goes by the pseudonym George Zola, created a Google Chrome extension called "Stop...

Dear Dad, I hope you've been well since we last spoke. I know we got in that argument before the election and we haven't spoken since, but I figured it was time to reach out. To be honest, I haven't been feeling quite like myself these days and I want to tell you about it. There have been many events this year that have inspired me to look back into my past and pinpoint moments when I wasn’t okay. You might be wondering why I never told...

  Question to the Cards by Édouard Bisson, 1889 “...every person pretending or professing to tell fortunes, or using any subtle craft, means, or device, by palmistry or otherwise, to deceive and impose on any of his Majesty’s subjects...shall be deemed a rogue and vagabond.” — Excerpt from The Vagrancy Act of 1824 Crystal gazing, palmistry, and other forms of fortune-telling were quite popular during the 19th century. Husband divination games were heavily featured at Christmas and Halloween parties in the rural countryside. While professional practitioners of the occult...
Donald Trump has appointed another cabinet member this week, this time appointing former Georgia Senator and House Representative Tom Price to serve as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services. As the leader of the 80,000 person department, Price would oversee all of the major government healthcare programs including Obamacare, Medicaid, Medicare, the Children's Health Insurance Program, the FDA, the CDC, and the NIH (the list goes on). Price would also oversee different issues such as vaccines, medical research and public health issues.  That being...
Make holiday cookies that are too cute to eat! Frosted sugar cookies are a holiday staple. But those green Christmas trees with grocery store sprinkles are kind of played. Why not create your own color palette, and give your cookies a little personality to boot? Brown butter and an extra touch of salt put a tasty twist on this cookie-swap standard, and adorable decorations make them as cute as they are tasty. Salted Brown Butter Sugar Cookies Ingredients 1½ sticks unsalted butter, cut into pieces2 cups all-purpose flour¼ cup...