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21st Century Authoratative Classical French Vegan Cookbook

Ron Pickarski | Posted 07.29.2015 | Books
Ron Pickarski

This cookbook was written for novice vegetarian cooks seeking to learn learn vegetarian cuisine and the seasoned veteran chefs looking to raise the bar on their vegan cooking skills.

Boulder Bear Falls From Tree... Again

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.11.2015 | Weird News

Be warned, bears: if you fall from a tree on this campus, you will have an embarrassing photo of you circulating on the Internet. Early Friday morn...

Your 2015 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.

Unusual App Trains Your Emotional Well Being

Aimee Heckel | Posted 05.04.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I'm on day 10 of DeepSee, and I've had an epiphany. I've decided to break my habit of starting new habits and then breaking them. Oh, it tickles!

These Are The 10 Best U.S. Cities To Relocate To

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

Relocation is recommended for many reasons. You'll get to know yourself better, meet new people and explore exciting places. It also presents the perf...

A Man in Wolf's Clothing

Aimee Heckel | Posted 06.17.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

My husband doesn't even like wolves. He doesn't actively hate them, but he's impartial. It doesn't matter. His feelings on the subject are irrelevant. Wolves like him, and they have become a part of his identity, whether he likes it or not.

Are Mermaids, Unicorns and Dragons Real?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Sometimes we invent mythical creatures: dragons, Bigfoot, unicorns, mermaids. Sometimes we become them ourselves -- like my daughter, the brave mermaid in the vast and mysterious Atlantic Ocean.

'If I Don't Pluck My Eyebrows, Am I Telling Modern America That I Don't Belong Here?'

Aimee Heckel | Posted 05.27.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

To be whole, we need to recognize our whole package, and that includes an external connection, too. Balancing your individuality with nonverbal communication. That means I need to get my she-stache waxed.

A Botanical Tour of Boulder With Kids

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Mention the words "herb" and "Colorado" and the next thing that comes to mind probably isn't "with kids." But stay with us for a minute. That's all it'll take.

Plants Don't Have Mouths, But They Can Sing

Aimee Heckel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I can't believe it, yet I can't not. I hear it with my own ears. I decide to smile at the mystery. I stretch back underneath the shady branches and listen.

Would You Want to Be Trapped in an Escape Room -- for Fun?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 04.15.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

For this night out, we are locked in. It is me, seven friends and 60 minutes in a locked room. All technology and cell phones stay behind. The door locks behind us, and the clock starts. The task: Can we figure out how to get out of the room before time is up? Not everyone does.

The Surprising Use for Big Lots Reward Cards

Aimee Heckel | Posted 04.02.2015 | Comedy
Aimee Heckel

Dear Husband, I hope you enjoy your lunch. I made that pizza just for you. Pick a slice, any slice. I call this game Russian Rewards Roulette.

Taking a Cue from Food Trucks, Fashion Trucks Hit the Road

Aimee Heckel | Posted 03.28.2015 | Denver
Aimee Heckel

These boutiques on wheels began popping up around Colorado a few years ago but recently have picked up speed -- so much, in fact, that fellow truckers are expecting about 10 new fashion trucks by this summer.

You Won't Believe This Dog's Tongue Is Real

Aimee Heckel | Posted 03.18.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Kiss was born with a rare neurological condition that makes him unable to pull his tongue into his mouth. The more relaxed and happy he is, the floppier the tongue. Think of it as his unique, silly smile.

Farewell, 2014: A Year Scorned by Many Led to Personal Discovery

Aimee Heckel | Posted 03.17.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Yes, 2014, I look back at you and I think you were crazy. Certifiably. But you weren't trying to be mean. You were beautifully wild, and you spoke in unusual ways.

Don't Date the Dude from the Coffee Shop

Brie Berman | Posted 03.07.2015 | Comedy
Brie Berman

You always hear people say that a coffee shop is a great place to find love. Is it the smell of coffee beans in the air? The soothing sound of Josh Groban's voice in the background? Or maybe the caffeine does more than just keep you glued to episodes of Seinfeld.

The Awesome Power of Immersion

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Slowing down and going deep trumps speeding up and going crazy. Immersion trumps diversion. It's possible. Yes, it is. I have proof. And so do you, if only you would pause long enough to remember those extraordinary times when you unplugged and tuned in.

Unusual Company Curates the Ugliest Clothing Ever Made

Aimee Heckel | Posted 02.04.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

It was the last First Annual Heckel Tacky Christmas Gala, a festive blur of gold lamé turtlenecks, Slim Jims and Easy Cheese platters, Carlo Rossi wine sold by the jug and three hours of dirty regret before the party ended early in the emergency room.

Colorado Communities Are Making It a Crime to Be Homeless

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 01.27.2015 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

Communities in Colorado and around the nation have passed a wave of new laws and ramped up enforcement of old ones targeting people who are homeless, from bans on sleeping in cars or taking shelter in bus stations to laws that prohibit sitting or lying down in public areas to restrictions on when and where someone can peacefully ask for charity.

Behind the Scenes With One of Broadway's Biggest Magicians

Aimee Heckel | Posted 01.07.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Nearly a decade ago, I'd found Trent's ad seeking a summer assistant on Craigslist. The main qualifications: small stature, not afraid of small spaces, able to dance. Not many people are claustrophiles, so I had an advantage.

Interview (And Movie) With a Real-Life Vampire

Aimee Heckel | Posted 12.31.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I am watching a vampire movie -- with a real-life vampire. So is the rest of the audience the Boedecker Theater at the Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder, although none of them knows it.

Can a Halloween Costume Be Haunted?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 12.28.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Before you read this true story, make sure you're cuddled up with your blankey, a cup of soothing tea and your mommy's number on speed-dial. (Because I grew up in the '80s and think speed-dial is still a Thing.)

When Halloween Costumes Go Traumatically Wrong

Aimee Heckel | Posted 12.20.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

he was a fairy princess for Halloween last year, and this year she decided to be something much different: a fairy Ariel princess. No, not a Faerial princess, Mom. Stop trying to be clever; you're annoyatating me.

Extreme Body Painting Takes Halloween Costumes to a New Level

Aimee Heckel | Posted 12.10.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

If your costume is on the seasonal shelf next to the skeleton-print napkins, and also made out of the same material as the napkins, perhaps you could better invest that $79.95.

The Source: Every Cup of Coffee Tells a Story

Dark Rye | Posted 11.29.2014 | Taste
Dark Rye

The journey from crop to cup has so much potential to go wrong, which is why Daniel and Allegro's work is so important.