Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Hi. It’s Niki from ConikiTV, welcome back. Today, we’re going to make a really nice easy salad that everyone can have for lunch or sometimes I make it when kids take to school. They love it so much. It’s really; really simple, fresh ingredients are the key. If you can get organic, fantastic, if you can't’ just get the freshest that you can.
Now, a few simple ingredients, we’ve got some really nice mixed lettuce. I like all the baby lettuce you can buy heads of lettuce if you like. But you know what the mixed lettuce is really nice. You got lots of different varieties there. So I’ve got a bowl of that that’s already been rinsed. I’ve got some vine ripened tomatoes which are absolutely beautiful. They just have a bit more flavor than the normal tomatoes but if you can’t find them just use tomatoes that you can find.
Now, I’ve got cucumber here. I’ve got a really nice avocado that’s just a little bit soft to touch. You don’t want mushy avocado, you don’t want raw hard avocado just a bit soft to touch. And I’ve got two tins of tuna because I’m making two servings. I’m making salad for two. So, what we’re going to do is grab the tomatoes. This is the way I like to slice my tomatoes in smaller piece. I like to eat them like that rather than big huge chunks. You can cut them whichever way you like. Make sure you clean up along the way.
Now, I’m going to take a bit of my lettuce and put them in the bottom of the bowl. Take some of the tomato. Put it in and a bit more of lettuce and that cucumber will go last. I just want to get rid of the tomato. Now’ let’s do the cucumber. You can peel the cucumber but what for? There are nutrients in the skin, don’t peel it. Just slice it into mouth pieces if you can handle it with the skin on. With these salads, they’re easy to make like how long is this take me, not very long. If you make a big of vegetables and you pop in to the containers the kids will love it and my kids take it to school. It’s really absolutely beautiful.
Now this is how we do the avocado, use the knife. Now I use my big spoon just scoop the avocado. So I’m slicing up my avocado and put that in. Now the other thing that I like to tell you is when I open up my cans of tuna, they already have a little bit of oil in them and they have chili in them. Instead of using a dressing, I put avocado in there already. I’m just going to use the liquid that’s in the tuna and that’s going to be my dressing. I just use the liquid that’s inside the tuna and that’s absolutely beautiful. So we open that up, now I might add the rest of my lettuce on top of that now.
I’ve got my chili tuna and can you see how delicious that is? If you don’t like chili tuna just use plain tuna or whatever tuna that you like or you might be a salmon person that’s fine. You can use salmon in place of the tune, it’s up to you. But this is nice and quick and easy. You could even prepare the salad and I’d let that set, put in the tuna if you don’t want to mix it up. Get a tong and then we’ll mix that through. Let’s get back into the kitchen, let’s start making beautiful, healthy lunches and dinners and breakfast and get on track.
So this is our salad. It took me maybe five, six minutes to prepare. Pop it in containers if you only want one serve now and then you can have another serve tomorrow. You can use salmon as I said it’s a really easy recipe. You use fresh ingredients. We love doing videos for you. Please subscribe to the website and see ConikiTV on the bottom of your screens. Subscribe and then we can bring you more delicious, healthy recipes to help you become the healthy person that you want to be.