I was all excited about this test lab bunny doll, but it’s made of wool and alpaca. Boo!
- The Philadelphia City Paper published a nice rundown of Vegan Takes on Classic Sandwiches in their city. A nice companion to Your Daughter’s Tied Up In a Brooklyn Basement, a comprehensive guide to (what else?) vegetarian cheesesteaks in Philly.
- Remember when alpha-asshole superchef Anthony Bourdain described vegans as a “Hezbollah-like splinter faction” of vegetarianism? Well, Hezbollah Tofu has taken him at his word and is on a mission to veganize Bourdain recipes. The public is encouraged to contribute recipes and ideas.
- There’s a neat piece in the New York Times today about the Humane Society and PETA’s use of hidden cameras to document horrific –and, on a more practically relevant level, illegal– goings-ons at slaughterhouses, and how the videos are able to reach a wide audience in the age of YouTube.
- In interspecies cooperation news, Moko the dolphin rescued a couple of stranded whales in New Zealand after humans proved powerless to help.