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Climate Change Will Test Turtles’ Mettle

Sea turtles face a raft of threats in a warming world.<p>These are tough times for sea turtles. Historically plundered for their meat, shells, skins, and eggs, turtles continue to be poached even where they're legally protected.<p>And they suffer injury and drowning when they come into contact with …

Stop Looking For 'Hardwired' Differences In Male And Female Brains

Breaking the binary<p>In December, a highly publicized study declared that distinctive wiring in the brain explains different skill sets in men and women. After scanning hundreds of participants’ brains, the researchers reported that men have stronger connections within a given hemisphere, whereas …

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Ricotta Herbed Filled Crepes

Mix together the flour and the milk. Stir in the eggs and add a pinch of salt.<p>Heat the butter in a pan and fry 8 pancakes from the batter.<p>Heat the …

African-Inspired Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burgers Recipe

<i>Sweet potatoes, black beans, and a hint of peanut butter combine with cumin and ginger to create these delicious West African-inspired veggie burgers.</i><p>…

The Secret to Perfectly Roasted Green Beans – Recipe

<i>Perfect Roasted Green Beans</i>The problem with roasted green beans, whether you do them in the oven or in a hot skillet, is to get those <b>beautiful,</b> …

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Pancakes for One {vegan + GF} - Izy Hossack

Boom shackow<p>Pancakes coming at yo face<p>with chocolate like WOAH<p>So, have you ever managed to use 12 eggs in 3 days?<p>That happened<p>and then I had a …

Mission Chinese Food-Style Tofu with Radish and Shiso – Recipe

<i>Mission Chinese Food-Style Tofu with Radish and Shiso</i>When my wife and I were in New York for the James Beard awards a few months ago, we were …

Green Smoothies with Avocado

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Take the dairy out of your smoothie, and add in some green.</i><p>Smoothies are a no-brainer breakfast for vegans: many recipes are vegan as written, and if they aren’t, it’s …

Summer's Here -- Juice It Up!

A recent trip to my favorite farmers market on a Sunday morning left me clutching an overladen shoulder sack filled to bursting with all manner of glorious fruits and veggies that had seduced me with their siren songs. "JUICE," I muttered to myself to justify my lack of self-control, "I'll make …

Whale graveyard shows mass stranding of species millions of years ago

A mass graveyard of fossilised whales unearthed in Chile was created by four separate strandings over a period of 10,000 years, scientists believe.<p>The skeletons of dozens of baleen whales were found in ancient sandstones beside the Pan-American Highway in the Atacama region of north Chile, where …

Farmers fear Monsanto is collecting too much crop data

Big data has come to the farm. The world's two largest seed sellers, Monsanto and DuPont, are building "prescriptive planting" technology that will take in detailed data from farmers and spit out precise guidelines for planting. The upside is that farmers can use the algorithmic advice to easily …

The business of bleeding horseshoe crabs

Every year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive by biomedical companies, according to a fascinating story in <i>The Atlantic</i>. The blood, colored baby blue because it contains copper, coagulates when it detects bacteria and can therefore be used to test for contamination. The …

Portable Potables: How To Fight Drought By Reusing Water

David Sedlak, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, explains the many methods of capturing and reusing drinking water.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>Desalination is just one way of tackling the drought. Another technique to conserve water is …

How Uncle Sam Is Helping to Feed the Honeybees

When I wrote a cover story last August about the plight of the honeybees, I didn’t think I’d still be talking about it half a year later. Yet this …

Vast Underwater Survey Identifies Five Keys to Conserving Ocean Life

Dozens of volunteer divers surveyed marine protected areas worldwide, to discover why life flourishes in some while failing in others.<p>Oceans cover 70 percent of the Earth. Somewhat less than 2 percent of that area has been set aside in marine protected areas: refuges where sea life is supposed to …

Whale euthanasia: vets learn to kill stranded leviathans humanely

On 26 January 2009, veterinarian Craig Harms and his team were called to a beach on North Carolina's Outer Banks where a two-year-old male right whale calf was stranded. Harms is a professor of aquatic, wildlife and zoologic medicine at North Carolina State University, and as part of his job he …

From flies to whales, animal movement has ‘magic range’

The wonder of animal movement, from the tiniest of insects to the largest fish in the sea, has been a subject of mystery for ages. But when it comes …

Pesticides are everywhere, and more dangerous than you realize

They're sprayed in abundance, but research on these chemicals remains surprisingly scarce<p>Most of us think we're protecting ourselves from noxious chemicals with half-superstitious gestures: filtering the water we drink a pitcher at a time, or confining ourselves to the organic aisles of …

The science and magic of pastry

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. <i>Carl Sagan</i><p>Most pies offer a degree of mystery: a top crust that fuels anticipation and hides the wonders to come. They allow the chef a "reveal" moment, when the blackbirds come flying out. Jam tarts – the recipe …

Switching schools can put teens at risk for psychotic symptoms

Frequently changing schools during childhood may increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in teen and later years.<p>Suffering from psychotic-like …

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How To Make Salty, Tender, And Delicious Beef Jerky

Better beef jerky = better road trips.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow them at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out their new shop, Provisions, to get $10 off!

Tuna Sashimi Marinated with Ginger and Mint

<i>A short summer-cooking series of recipes that don't require any heat. Read more recipes here, and read about raw food safety here.</i><p><b>We're nearing the end</b> of the summer, but in many parts of the country it is still punishingly hot. Too hot to turn on the oven. Too hot to use the skillet. You may have …

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Mojito Taste Test: Will Expensive Rum Make Your Cocktail Better? (PHOTOS)

August 16 is National Rum Day. Even though HuffPost Taste basically assumes that all national food days were made up by some random guy on Twitter, we're always glad to have an excuse to drink at work, so we decided to celebrate with another edition of our recurring series of Cocktail Taste Tests, …

Recipe: Sweet & Savory Bacon Jam

Set a large Dutch oven or heavy skillet over medium-high to high heat. Add the bacon and cook, stirring occasionally, until it begins to brown and …

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Cookie Monster: Hazelnut Apricot Macarons

I remember the first time I had a macaron. I was at Fauchon, the upscale food market in Paris, with my family. The gem-colored cookies were beautiful yet strange, unlike the rustic drop or sprinkle-covered cookies I was used to at home. The flavor of my first bite—a raspberry macaron which I …

Eat Your Vegetables

• <b>Author:</b> Joe Yonan<p><b>A collection of eclectic vegetarian and vegan recipes for singles as well as lone vegetarians in meat-eating households, from the beloved James Beard award-winning Washington Post editor and author of Serve Yourself.</b><p>Whether you’re­­ a single vegetarian, an omnivore who’s looking to …

10 Must-Try Ice Cream and Gelato Places in SF