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Growing Your Own Cocktails Makes Gardening a Lot More Fun

Getty Images Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Amy Stewart is a journalist and author who likes to, as Bite podcast host Kiera Butler puts it, “nerd out on plants.” As someone who regularly interviews horticulturists, including for her bestseller The Drunken Botanist,  Stewart has accrued a trove of knowledge about them—poisonous…

Did “Wild, Wild Country” Leave You Hungry for More?

Netflix Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Netflix’s new documentary series Wild, Wild, Country is a fascinating tale of the Rajneesh movement’s time in rural Oregon. A spiritual organization with its roots in India, the Rajneeshees moved to, and eventually took over, Antelope, a hamlet about 3 hours away from Portland.…

You Can Be a Powerful Feminist and Love to Bake Pie

Mother Jones illustration Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Cecile Richards is not a woman who messes around—she’s best known as outgoing president of Planned Parenthood, her time as deputy chief of staff to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, and her work for her mother Ann Richards’ campaign for governor of Texas. What’s less…