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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says only a third of Americans infected with HIV have the virus under control. Most have been diagnosed, though that's less common among the young.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so throw on your stretchy pants.It’s time for mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, gravy, ham and of course a giant turkey right in the middle of the table. Many will deep-fry their turkey, others will stick it in the oven and baste it. But there are those who will eat tofu, or Tofurky to be exact.
"Tofurky is a meat alternative that is the original and number one selling meat alternative turkey in America," says Seth Tibbott, founder and president of the Tofurky Company.
Soybean-rich Tofurky has been a reliable vegan and vegetarian go-to at Thanksgiving gatherings for the past 20 years.
"We first sold 500 tofurky roasts in Portland, Oregon, in 1995," Tibbott says.
The company remains a family-owned and independent enterprise.
"We never sold equity to any outside investors or venture capitalists," says Tibbott. "I wish I had Kickstarter around when I started it."
From Calvin and Hobbes to Fall Out Boy, two self-taught pastry pros specialize in hand-painted cookies of musicians and other cultural icons. Their creations seem almost too beautiful to eat. Almost.
Vultures consume toxic bacteria that would sicken or kill humans. Stouter immune systems, colonies of helpful microbes and potent stomach acid may help the carrion eaters gorge with abandon.
Kinsey Wilson was NPR's chief content officer when he was forced out last month by the network's new CEO, Jarl Mohn.