–Advertisement–by Patricia Waldron May is a special month in Oklahoma; Spring has sprung, the weather is warm, and the trees finally have their leaves. It is not yet unbearably hot outside, and if you’re lucky, you won’t get hit by a tornado. It’s the perfect month for outdoor activities, especially if you’re heading outside with… Continue Reading The Garden of Vegans: Recipes for a Romantic Picnic
Oklahoma is not the best place to be queer. We can’t get married or even domestic-partnered. We can’t co-adopt children. Even our own congressman, Rep. James Lankford thinks that we should be fired from our jobs just for being gay because obviously we chose to be this way, so we’re asking for it. Still,… Continue Reading Why It’s Awesome to Be a Lesbian, Even in Oklahoma
Half of the Orders of Magnitude team conducts an interview with Dr. Cody Sheik about the wonderful world of microbiology and the cruises he gets to go on. Subscribe to us via iTunes or subscribe to us on Tumblr!
What has 300 skeletons, 400 skulls, and sneaks a whole bunch of education into an entertaining afternoon? The answer is Oklahoma City’s very own Museum of Osteology. Located in the southeast side of the city, the museum has 7,000 square feet of beautiful and meticulously arranged displays of animal skeletons, spread out over two floors.… Continue Reading The Museum of Osteology: Bone Up On Your Body of Knowledge!
January is the perfect time of year for making soup. It’s hard to be bitter about the cold winds and low temps when you are inhaling the spirals of steam coming off a hot bowl of soup. A simmering pot of soup warms the kitchen, and fills the whole house with wonderful smells. If that’s… Continue Reading Simmer Down Now!
There are so many things that vegans don’t eat, that you wouldn’t think egg nog is that big of a deal. Most people don’t even think about egg nog for most of the year, and can go years without drinking it. But for some, the craving for egg nog hits hard, usually in early December… Continue Reading Egg-Not: No Egg, No Cream, No Problem
“Have a ‘Peace’ of Pie” Photo by Joel Robison. Happy Thanksvegan! Thanksgiving is a holiday that is not necessarily sensitive to those of us who identify as vegans. A holiday that centers around eating a giant roasted bird and watching men throw around a pigskin leaves little for the average vegan to enjoy. But… Continue Reading Happy Thanksvegan!
The age of urban chickens is upon us. Or, at least, it’s upon Tulsa, Austin, New York City, Portland, and a variety of other cities nationwide. All of these cities allow people to keep backyard hens for their egg-consuming, chicken-watching enjoyment. Residents can buy fancy, architect-designed coops that any urbanite would be proud to own.… Continue Reading Ain’t Nobody Here, Not Even Us Chickens