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How to Use Local, Sustainable Fish Instead of Non-Local Ones

More: Sustainable seafood 101<p>There are certain fish we all know the names of: salmon, bass, tuna, halibut. They're well known because they're delicious, which is as good a reason as any, and because, for years, they were plentiful. But as overfishing becomes more and more of a global issue, it's …

This Is the Single Best Tomato Soup You Will Ever Eat

<i>by guest blogger Paul Kita, food and nutrition editor at</i> Men's Health<p>The words "tomato soup" usually conjure the image of gloppy condensed tomato goo slopping out from a can. Sure, serve the shelf-stable stuff with grilled cheese and you have a nostalgia-invoking comfort meal. Admit, though, that …

Skip the Bacon: 9 Best Vegetarian Breakfasts to Make This Weekend

From amazing enchiladas to fluffy quiche, here are nine incredible meatless breakfast recipes that are so good you won't miss bacon.<p>Vegetarian …

The Cheeseburger Recipes You Shouldn't Live Without

So much ooey, gooey, glorious cheese.<p>In life there are burgers and then there are <i>cheeseburgers</i>, and though the only notable difference between the two is only a slice of cheese, it is a significant one nonetheless. One is good and makes us happy, but the other makes us feel all warm and fuzzy …

5 Things You Should Do Before Starting a Renovation

<i>As the season shifts, it might be time to tackle that home renovation you've been dreaming of—but do these things first.</i><p>Some find it daunting or unsettling to have their houses torn apart during a renovation project, but I love the whole process and the world of possibility it opens up, with new …

Crispy oven-baked chicken taquitos ditch the deep fryer and keep the flavor

When you want the ease of a soft taco but the crunch of a hard taco, taquitos are there to make all your food dreams come true. These family-friendly tortilla rolls are perfect for snacking or a light meal, and their crispy shells just beg to be dipped in sour cream and salsa.<p>Even better? This …

Cooking

8 Creamy Risotto Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

Though it’s typically packed with cheese and butter, there are ways to make healthy risotto without sacrificing its signature creaminess. Here, eight …

Cooking

19 Recipes That Call for Wine, So You Can Drink More Wine

We love cooking with wine…and yes, sometimes we do even put it in our food.<p><b>'Fess up: Sometimes you cook a recipe that calls for wine</b> so you can finish the bottle. There's no shame in that—nor is there any in making a dish in order to pour yourself a glass. These recipes are the perfect excuse to …

Meet the Subtler Side of Cilantro

<i>A variety of cilantro that even cilantro-haters might like.</i><p>Delfino cilantro doesn’t look like cilantro. Pick up a bunch of these delicate leafy fronds and for a moment you might start to wonder if your market has begun selling bundles of carrot tops. But one giveaway to its identity is the fact …

This Shocking Photograph Reveals The Reality Of Climate Change

This shocking and saddening image was taken by photographer Kerstin Langenberger in <b></b>Svalbard, and posted to her Facebook page.<p>Langenberger went on to …

Birds in love produce more babies, study shows | @GrrlScientist

Photograph: Wolfgang Forstmeier/Malika Ihle et al (2015)<p>One of the communal aviaries where the research birds were housed during the breeding season.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/5efb49c99b1f73e677fb7603faa6eb5cd1989c53/0_308_4926_2956/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Wolfgang Forstmeier/Wolfgang …

Biology

Does disturbing the land boost human disease? - Futurity

To better understand the links between land use and human health, researchers are looking at disease-carrying critters like rodents and fleas.

Santa Barbara

How You Can Stop These 4 Industries From Killing the World’s Most Endangered Species

One of the largest fallacies believed by humankind is the idea that we do not have power to effect our global biosphere. Build skyscrapers, advance …

Biodiversity

Whoa! You’re Probably Eating Animals in the Amazon Into Extinction and Didn’t Even Know it!

As Green Monsters, we have a pretty good understanding of how our food choices impact other living creatures. For example, many of us don’t see a cow …

University of Cambridge

12 examples of evolution happening right now

Evolution, it turns out, isn't the long, invisible process we once thought.<p>Instead, it's happening all around us, all the time.<p>And we are it's primary drivers.<p>By shaping landscapes, dumping pollutants into rivers and lakes, and transforming wild areas into suburban ones, humans are spurning the …

Converted Factory-Turned-Vertical Farm Will Grow 2 Million Pounds of Vegetables

The city of Newark, New Jersey will soon be home to the world's largest indoor vertical farm. A 69,000-square-foot building is currently under construction, and it will serve as the new global corporate headquarters for AeroFarms, an urban agricultural company. Having this facility means that …

9 Sensational Sides That Will Dress Up Any Dish

Side dishes are often an afterthought, but they can be just as memorable as the main course. These sensational sides will have people scrambling for seconds.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Butter</b><p>Build a meal around this flavorful broccoli. The florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy, and smoky …

World's Longest Snake Has Virgin Birth—First Recorded in Species

An 11-year-old reticulated python produced six babies without mating in 2012.<p>Virgin birth has been documented in the world's longest snake for the first time, a recent study says.<p>An 11-year-old reticulated python named Thelma produced six female offspring in June 2012 at the Louisville Zoo in …

Rare Snow Leopards Seen on Mount Everest

Changing Planet<p>To celebrate International Snow Leopard Day, today, October 23, National Geographic Cat Watch is publishing two images from camera traps set up to document the elusive and seldom-seen big cat on Mount Everest.<p>The Everest Snow Leopard Conservation Center is a partnership initiative of …

Mountain Goats Are Shrinking—A Lot—Because of Global Warming

Chamois goats in the Italian Alps have gotten smaller over the past few decades.<p>Wild mountain goats in the Italian Alps have gotten significantly smaller over the past few decades in response to a warming climate, scientists reported Tuesday.<p>Although global warming is known to be driving changes in …

19 Before And After Photos Of Butterfly And Moth Transformations

The animal kingdom is full of beautiful and mysterious processes, but there are few that are more captivating and wonderful than the metamorphoses …

20+ Animals With Unexpected Colors

This isn't a Photoshopped post – those are these animals' natural colors! Most animals land somewhere along the black, brown or yellow color spectra, …

Photo Manipulation

Physics Experiment May Prove Our Universe Is A Two-Dimensional Hologram

Everyone knows the universe exists in three dimensions, right? Maybe not. For some time now serious physicists have been pondering the seemingly absurd possibility that three-dimensional space is merely an illusion--and that we actually live in a two-dimensional "hologram."<p>And now scientists at the …