| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Bill Nye might rightly be called a swing-dancing fanatic. So he sounded none too pleased at having to leave the floor after a stint on "Dancing With the Stars" left him with a painful tear to his quadriceps tendon.
Weeks of physical therapy and...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Your favorite guitar player wishes he could play like Joe Satriani. Those righteous riffs you hear when Metallica is on the radio? Satriani taught that band's Kirk Hammett and many other metal greats, including Steve Vai and Larry LaLonde, to play.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The folks at Health Fitness Revolution looked at the world's heads of state (and a few former) and picked 11 they thought qualified as the fittest.
I was surprised to see our cheeseburger-loving ex-president on the list. But Bill Clinton is there....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Hello, cashew-cheese-topped tacos and organic tequila cocktails. Vegan Mexican restaurant and bar Gracias Madre, from the team behind Café Gratitude, is set to open on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood on Friday.
It's the Southern California follow-up to...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Jay Z and Beyonce are giving themselves the gift of health for the rapper's birthday. The musical power couple are challenging themselves to a 22-day vegan diet.
The "Magna Carter Holy Grail" rapper, who turned 44 on Wednesday, made the announcement on...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:04 PM
When Deepak Chopra writes a diet book, you might guess it’s not just a list of what to eat and what to avoid. “What Are You Hungry For"” is indeed not a grocery list with recipes.
“Your body will achieve its ideal weight on its...
| Dec 18, 2013
An email with the subject line "OMG" recently came from one of our mothers, and it contained chilling information about the HPV vaccine. "200 people have died from it," Mom claimed, "and it does not even last long enough to prevent cervical cancer."
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:39 PM
We’re in the home stretch now, just a few more days until the ball drops, the holidays are over, and we can get back to some semblance of normalcy. Whether 2013 was a banner year or one you’d rather just put behind you, there are plenty of...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:35 PM
If any Pop & Hiss readers were wondering where your intrepid dance music writer was the last week, I'm thrilled to say that the short answer is this: a Jamaican vegan trap-music bar with a "Cool Runnings" theme and a fake beach that abuts the Berlin...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Happy Thanksgiving, turkey eaters.
In honor of the holiday, we're sharing an infographic with Thanksgiving trivia -- primarily, turkey-consumption tidbits that will make vegans squirm.
The chart, from Statista, reveals the location of the turkey-...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:58 PM
On Thanksgiving, the folks at Cafe Gratitude feel that everybody else has finally caught on.
At Cafe Gratitude, plates are printed with the question that goes around many holiday tables: "What are you grateful for?"
And each day at Cafe Gratitude,...