Yana Selezneva

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Why Florida’s red tide is killing fish, manatees, and turtles

Where the red tide is, and why it’s so dangerous for marine life.<p>The whale shark is the largest fish in the world. It can grow to 40 feet in length and weigh tens of thousands of pounds. In July, a 26-foot whale shark was found dead on Sanibel Island, on Florida’s southwestern Gulf Coast, its body …

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Our love affair with purebred dogs has created genetically inferior animals

With the beginning of the new year comes an unfortunate annual tradition. Each year, families purchase purebred dogs as short-sighted holiday gifts—many of which wind up in animal shelters in the first weeks of January.<p>Our predilection for purebred dogs is troubling for a number of reasons. For one …

Photographer Documents the Amusing Ways His Girlfriend Tries to Hide from the Camera

Some people are naturally camera shy and prefer to live their lives off-film. This, however, is a challenge when your significant other is a photographer. Mikal Theimer tried many times to take a picture of his girlfriend, Marion, but she would always attempt to dodge his lens. Instead of giving …

Adorable floating bonsai trees bring anime magic to your home

These Hayao Miyazaki-esque floating bonsai seem too adorable to be true. But they're actually part of an $80,000 (£56,000) Kickstarter project to …

Food-poisoning expert reveals 6 foods he refuses to eat

The attorney, who's litigating suits against Chipotle after the chain's E. coli and norovirus outbreaks, was cited in an article by Health Insider from Bottom Line, outlining what foods he's cut from his diet.<p>Having won more than $600 million for clients in foodborne-illness cases, Marler says his …

Interview: New Beautifully Poignant Portraits of Shelter Dogs by Traer Scott

Nearly 10 years ago, photographer and animal shelter volunteer Traer Scott‘s career took off after she published <i>Shelter Dogs</i>, a heartbreakingly moving series of black-and-white portraits capturing the loneliness and sorrow of pups waiting to be adopted. Now, Scott has returned to her roots with the …

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3 Ways the Home Cook Can Help Solve the Water Crisis

<i>by Tommy Werner, Epicurious</i><p>"You did the cooking, I'll do the dishes."<p>Those golden words are generally how I get relieved from dealing with the post-dinner pile of dirty plates. Epi's Associate Food Editor, Anna Stockwell, isn't always as lucky--she shares dishwashing duties with her boyfriend. …

Personal Hygiene

California hits highest water conservation levels yet

Californians reduced their May water usage by 28.9 percent. The drop marks the greatest increase in month-to-month savings since Governor Jerry Brown …

What Is Killing America’s Bees and What Does It Mean for Us?

There was a moment last year when beekeeper Jim Doan was ready to concede defeat. He stood in the kitchen of his rural New York home, holding the …

Cheese-Stuffed Grilled Peppers

Robert Perkins and John Lancaster, the wine directors at San Francisco's Boulevard restaurant, love making this snack at backyard barbecues using all …

5 Tips for the Perfect Grilled Gazpacho

Your gazpacho lives by the quality of the vegetables--garden or farm stand tomatoes, sweet onions (preferably with dirt still on the roots), local peppers--well, you get the idea. Do not, I repeat, do not refrigerate the tomatoes.<p><i>Photo by Richard Dallett.</i><p>For years, I've relied on a simple remedy …

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Bees Are Losing Their Habitat Because of Climate Change

As if pesticides, disease and habitat loss were not enough, there’s more bad news for bees. Changing temperature and weather conditions due to …

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A Strawberry Rhubarb Jam to Make Spring Last Forever

Another way to celebrate the happy marriage of strawberry and rhubarb.<p><i>Every Friday on Food52.com, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Marisa McClellan from Food in Jars preserves spring's bright red bounty in a</i> …

Rhubarb

18 Reasons Hot Dogs Are The Perfect Food

Hot dogs can change your life, if you let them.

Pets

Grilled Pound Cake With Cherry Conmpote Recipe

Shares 456<p>A few weeks ago I had the privilege to be one of three judges of the Kirkland Uncorked food and wine event. Two other judges and myself sat …

The Flavor Bible

• <b>Author:</b> Karen Page & Andrew Dornenburg<p><b>Winner of the 2009 James Beard Book Award for Best Book: Reference and Scholarship</b><p>Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe--it's knowing how to season ingredients to coax the greatest possible flavor from them. Drawing on dozens of leading chefs' combined …