Angie Corrigan

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EU To 'Completely Ban' Outdoor Use Of Pesticides Blamed For Devastating Bees

Citing concerns for food production, the environment and biodiversity, the European Union is set to "completely ban" the outdoor use of neonicotinoid insecticides that have been blamed for killing bees, and for keeping other bees from laying eggs.<p>"All outdoor use of the three substances will be …

Honey Bees

This Storm Chaser Risked It All for Tornado Research

Tim Samaras always wanted to be a storm chaser and he was one of the best. But then he encountered the deadly El Reno tornado of 2013.<p>We all know the famous scene from the <i>Wizard Of Oz</i>, when Dorothy is transported by a twister to a magical new land. For modern-day storm chasers like Tim Samaras, who …

Weather

The Dish that Made My French Mother Fall In Love with Cream Cheese

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature. This one comes from longtime community member AlainB, who shares a recipe starring his mother's favorite ingredient: cream cheese.</i><p>My mom has French origins and always cooks in typical …

9 Cheeses You've Never Heard of But Need to Try Immediately

Even if you're a self-proclaimed cheese lover, odds are you could still stand expand your cheese horizons. If you’re limiting yourself to the safety …

Iguanas Are Falling Out of Trees in South Florida, But Please Don't Pick Them Up

It's THAT cold.<p>On Thursday morning, Frank Cerabino, a columnist for the Palm Beach Post, woke up to 40-degree (4.44 degrees Celsius) weather and was …

Miners in Canada Accidentally Found This 110-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur

The armored plant-eater is the best preserved fossil of its kind ever found.<p>Back in 2011, Shawn Funk, a heavy-equipment operator, was just doing his …

Newly Discovered 'Exploding Ants' Burst Their Bodies Into Pungent Goo Bombs

These insects are 'particularly prone to self-sacrifice.'<p>In order to ensure their survival, the Earth’s species have evolved sticky, prickly, and …

Stench Leads to Home Crawling With Stolen Tortoises—10,000 of Them

A gruesome discovery by authorities in Madagascar highlights a grave threat to a highly endangered species of tortoise.<p>Soary Randrianjafizanaka set out with police, colleagues, and others earlier this month to investigate a rancid smell coming from a two-story house in Toliara, a town on the …

Extinction

Turtle With Green Mohawk Faces Extinction

On a list of endangered reptiles, the Mary river turtle turned heads, but it's only one of many facing extinction.<p>Unbeknownst to the Mary river turtle, the Australian species has been labelled a punk.<p>Perhaps it's the little green mohawk, made of algae strands that grow on its body, or the novel …

Zoology

He heard the cab pull up, then drive away. B.C.’s Human Rights Tribunal says it’s discrimination

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal (HRT) has ruled that Yellow Cab Victoria discriminated against a blind Vancouver Island man when it denied him service …

Blind man left in tears by cruel commuters shows just how hard his guide dog works

<b>A blind man who was left in tears by cruel commuters after they refused to offer him a seat has shown just how hard his guide dog Kika works – by</b> …

Guide Dogs

E.U. Expected to Vote on Pesticide Ban after Major Scientific Review

In a long-awaited assessment, the European Union’s food-safety agency has concluded that three controversial neonicotinoid insecticides pose a high …

European agency concludes controversial ‘neonic’ pesticides threaten bees

Controversial insecticides known as neonicotinoids pose a danger to wild bees and managed honey bees, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in …

Ecology

Pesticides harm bees — EU food safety watchdog confirms 2013 findings

The EU banned three types of pesticides after a 2013 EU study found evidence they were dangerous to wild bee populations. The latest study has …

How Long to Marinate Chicken (and All Meat) for Maximum Flavor

By Alex Delany<p>You're probably marinating your meat for too long. This is how long to marinate chicken, beef, and pork so that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>Marinating meat is like stretching. Stretching is important. You know, before going for a run or playing in your coed rec soccer league …

Cooking

Our brains have been lying to us about the green gummy bear’s true flavor

In the candy-filled newsroom over at public radio affiliate WFPL in Louisville, Kentucky, the delivery of a giant bag of gummy bears brought up a …

Italian Chefs Name the Most Overrated and Underrated Pastas

There are seemingly as many types of pasta at the supermarket as grains of sand on an Italian beach. And let’s be real -- it's Europe, so it’s …

How to Make a Better Quiche, Faster (No Blind Baking!)

Quiche was a big dinner staple in our kitchen growing up. It was always on heavy rotation, especially in the colder months, and my mother had two specialties: broccoli-cheddar and Swiss chard. My sisters and I each had our favorite; they all loved the chard and I loved the broccoli. Regardless of …

This Super-Simple Orange Cake has a Kooky, Genius Secret Ingredient

For all of us who can't get enough of juicy-sweet citrus season, there is a cake for us. I don't think we could make a brighter, moister, more deliciously-riddled-with-orange cake if we tried.<p>You might be thinking this is one of the genius breed of cakes made with whole citrus boiled for hours to …

Dessert

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

We discovered it totally by accident.<p>Recently, my roommate’s boyfriend lost a bet (we were trying to cut down on our dessert consumption, but he …

13 Surprisingly Weird Reasons Why Crows And Ravens Are The Best Birds, No Question

They're definitely better than monkeys.<p>We're sure you have your favourite animal. It may even be a really smart one. But corvids - such as crows, …

Champagne Seeks to Discover Itself in Single-Vineyard Wines

Champagne, it is often said, celebrates the art of blending.<p>In the cellars of the best of the big houses, the chef de cave (the head of the winemaking team) selects from dozens of still wines, taken from different grapes grown in vastly different vineyards from many different vintages.<p>From these …

How to Clean a Sheet Pan

This time of year, when roasted vegetables and festive cookies happen by the bushel, sheet pans deserve a round of applause. Whether you line with …

Country Lifestyle

The FDA is warning dog owners not to buy bone treats after 15 dogs reportedly died

Don't give your dog a bone, after all.<p>The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week that it had received 68 reports of pet illnesses related to bone treats. Approximately fifteen dogs have reportedly died after consuming the treats.<p>The FDA distinguishes uncooked bones — like the ones …

Best-Ever Lemon Bars

Stir together butter, 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla and salt. Add one cup flour; mix just until incorporated. Press evenly into the bottom of an aluminum …

For those who think white chocolate isn't 'real' chocolate, have we got bars for you

For years, connoisseurs dismissed white chocolate - a confection made with cocoa butter, milk solids and sugar, but with none of the cocoa solids that give darker chocolate its recognizable flavor and color. "White chocolate or white lie?" one online video asks. The host opens with: "If you love …

Dessert

This huge hornets' nest will be enough to give you nightmares

Five or six stings from yellow jacket hornets would be enough to put someone in hospital.<p>Footage has captured up close a horrifyingly massive …

French Court Temporarily Bans Two Pesticides Over Possible Threat to Bees

Bees are behind a French court ruling that suspended the license for two pesticides made by Dow Chemical.<p>Friday's preliminary ruling by an …

Judiciary

Best Carrot Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Line 3 (9-inch) round cakepans with wax paper; lightly grease and flour wax paper. Set pans aside.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together first 4 …