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For one Silicon Valley start-up, yellow peas are milk's future

In recent years, alternative sources of milk have begun to disrupt the dairy industry, from soy to almond to rice.The latest contender for space in your refrigerator is milk made from yellow peas. In 2015, sales of dairy milk decreased by 7 per cent, and they are projected to fall an additional 11 per cent through 2020, according to market intelligence agency Mintel. Ripple got a $ US44 million kickstart from venture capitalists. Photos: Ripple Foods Meanwhile, Bloomberg has reported that almond milk sales soared 250 per cent from 2011 to 2015. But…

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Kara Walker’s Ghosts of Future Evil

Kara Walker produced the first masterpiece of the social-media age, but she doesn’t give a damn about likes. Screw millennial obsessions with self-care and safe spaces—Walker wants your discomfort. In her blistering, beautiful first show in New York since her now iconic “Sugar Sphinx” mammy stormed Instagram feeds, in 2014, Walker returns to her first medium, drawing, to demand a reckoning with the ugly history and ongoing repercussions of slavery. It’s not breaking news that Walker’s images can be so brutal in their depictions of violence and sex that Quentin…

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Future Tense: What We Talk About When We Talk About and Exactly Like Trump

Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE Tremendous. Yuge. Sad. Beautiful. Disaster. Horrible. Disgusting. Failing media. Fake news. Believe me. Frankly. Blood coming out of her wherever. I like people who weren’t captured. He’s a showboat, he’s a grandstander. You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Paris is no longer Paris. Fire and fury. On many sides. I have the best words. Covfefe. I rattled off that abbreviated list of words and expressions instantly recognizable as Donald Trump’s hallmarks in a few seconds, and suspect many Americans could easily add…

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Kentucky abortion clinic's future at stake in federal trial

Attorneys for Kentucky’s last abortion clinic said as a federal trial opened Wednesday that state regulators are using “onerous” rules to try to shut it down, predicting some women would “take the matter into their own hands” to end unwanted pregnancies if the state succeeds. “There will be no abortions in Kentucky if they win,” clinic attorney Donald L. Cox said as proceedings began in a court case that could determine whether Kentucky becomes the nation’s first state without an abortion clinic. The state’s attorney, Steve Pitt, said the regulation…

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England's emerging young players are 'the future of football' according to Slovakia manager Jan Kozak

Slovakia manager Jan Kozak has labelled England’s emerging crop of youngsters as “the future of football” ahead of the teams’ World Cup qualifier on Monday. England are two points ahead of Slovakia at the top of Group F and victory would put them on the brink of qualification for next summer’s tournament in Russia. This group of players, however, still have it all to prove at major tournaments given many of them were involved in England’s miserable showing at Euro 2016. But Kozak insists the likes of Dele Alli, Harry…

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Future stars set to shine at Brisbane's premier fashion event

The future of fashion is in good hands in Brisbane with plenty of young visionaries set on forging a career in this most colourful of industries. And on Tuesday they’ll have a chance to shine in an event of their own as part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane. Budding designer Alice Litzow has launched her own label, AlcieMay. Photo: Supplied Queensland University of Technology student Joeli Kabu is among those who’ll be bringing his ideas to life on the runway for the NEXT Hotel Next Gen Group Show on August 29. Kabu…

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Stephen Hawking: I'm worried about the future of the NHS

Stephen Hawking says he is worried about the future of the NHS, attacking the impact of government policies and the health secretary in person. In a speech on Saturday, the Cambridge University scientist is expected to accuse Jeremy Hunt of “cherry-picking” evidence to support his policies. And he will also say he is concerned about the involvement of the private sector in the NHS in England. But the government has defended its record on the health service. A statement released by the Department of Health after the text of the…

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