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To fight peanut allergy, it's better to eat peanuts than avoid them

It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them.<p>But a new study suggests that advice …

Biomedicine

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

Hiking

Hoh Rainforest

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking

Easter Island

If They Could Only Talk<p>“The statues walked,” Easter Islanders say. Archaeologists are still trying to figure out how—and whether their story is a cautionary tale of environmental disaster or a celebration of human ingenuity.<p>By Hannah Bloch<p>Video Animation by Hans Weise, Spencer Millsap, Fernando G. …

South America

A real nuclear deterrent: US, Russia may team up to use weapons against asteroids - Investigations

Screen shot from Los Alamos National Laboratory video shows a simulation of a large asteroid in the foreground, with Earth in the rear.<p>By Douglas Birch, The Center for Public Integrity<p>When geophysicist H. Jay Melosh attended a meeting of U.S. and ex-Soviet nuclear weapons designers in May 1995, he …

Airships

Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion. Like other early aeronautical experiments, the trial-and-error period was lengthy and hazardous. Dirigibles (with internal support structures) and blimps …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

18-foot ‘sea monster’ terrorizes Internet — but is this oarfish a small fry?

A snorkeler off the coast of California made an alarming discovery this weekend while paddling around Catalina Island, south of Los Angeles: a recently deceased 18-foot oarfish, one of the creatures thought to be the "sea serpents" of nautical legend.<p>Jasmine Santana, a science instructor for the …

Zoology

Why Is Fresh Juice So Expensive? Economics, That's Why

As lovers of smoothies and juices know all too well: The delicious, revitalizing stuff ain't cheap. But why? We break down the economics of the $12 juice<p>We love green juice. In fact, we love all juices and smoothies. They taste great, they're healthy, and we can make them at home. Well, okay, we …

Pablo Picasso

Crushed

<b>Crushed</b><br>HOPLAND, CA: A load of Gewurtztraminer grapes is crushed at Fetzer Vineyards near Hopland, California. By most accounts the 2013 harvest has …

Soup preserves the last of the year's tomatoes

Summer is gone but tomatoes aren't. Yet.<p>As the gardeners of what we thought was a small raised bed of heirloom tomato plants, we have battled royally …

Recipes

Bread pudding goes upscale

Image 1of/10<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Savvy chefs have long known that bread pudding can be a plus for their bottom line. The comfy dish uses up stale odds and …

Baking

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Sweet Chili Slaw

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Cover the pork with the salt, pepper, paprika, onion powder and garlic powder. Sear the …

The Two Towers

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

National Parks

Automatic Turkish Coffee Takes to Manhattan

For those who can't afford the private services of an in-house World Ibrik/Czeve champion, technology (and an endless cafe boom) has made that thick, frothy cup of Turkish coffee just a little closer within grasp.<p>At New York City's <b>Simit + Smith</b>, a small chain whose third Manhattan store opened this …

Drinking The Past: The Wines of Zorah, Armenia

Wines are always a link to our past. At the very least they tell a story of a previous season, capturing in the bottle and in the glass the sum of …

Wine & Spirits

Dreaming of Campfires

I’m fairly certain that I have started at least 5 posts with, “on my drive to work, I was listening to NPR…” I was listening to an interview with …

How To Make Coffee: Using A Swan-Neck Kettle

In addition to explaining the process of preparing coffee at home, our latest series will also examine the tools you need for making great coffee at …

How To Make Coffee: Using A Woodneck Drip Pot and Flannel Filter

We’ve previously examined the benefits of preparing your coffee using the pour over method. If you’ve ordered a cup of coffee from a specialty coffee …

How To Make Coffee: Cold Brew Coffee

You may have noticed that many boutique coffee shops offer something called cold brew coffee. If you’re not familiar with it, the first thing you …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Japanese artist “Tama-Chan” makes these amazing pieces of edible artwork out of sushi rolls!