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The Best Filet Mignon Steak for Your Best Lady

With a truffle mushroom ragout.<p><i>For Valentine's Day this year, we asked the great Charlie Palmer (of his eponymous Steak) to craft the ultimate dinner menu for you. Of course, it's really not for you, but for the special person in your life. So join us in cooking up something truly unforgettable,</i> …

Meet the US Senate's most important anti-environmentalist

Republicans took back the Senate in the November elections. That means Inhofe is headed back to the EPW chairmanship after a seven-year absence. He’s promised to use his position to stop environmental legislation in its tracks and rein in the Environmental Protection Agency. His tenure comes as the …

Cocktail Trend: Beer Cocktails

With the dog days of August nearly upon us, I thought I'd raise a pint-glass to arguably the most refreshing cocktail of all: the beer cocktail.<p>Currently a trend -- but also a classic -- I'm featuring traditional beer cocktails as well as my own (tea based) spin on the beer cocktail.<p><b>TRADITIONAL</b> …

Sea Lions Are Starving to Death—and We Don't Know Why

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Zoology

Marathon Mating and Female Penises—Bug Sex Just Got Even Weirder

Deep in the dark caves of Minas Gerais, a hilly state in southeast Brazil, there lives a genus of insect called <i>Neotrogla</i>. Flitting around the resource-poor caves on translucent wings, these tiny, white-and-yellow insects live on a diet of bat feces, even feasting on a dead bat now and then. …

‘Backdoor’ approach may stop deadly brain tumors

Researchers have discovered a new way to block an enzyme that fuels the growth of glioblastoma, the most common and most fatal form of brain …

Breast Cancer

How to Live in the Moment

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Darsangi

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

Boy Scouts vote to lift ban on gay youth

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- The Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to end its controversial policy banning gay kids and teens from joining one of the nation's most popular youth organizations, ditching membership guidelines that had roiled the group in recent years.<p>Over 61 percent of Scouting's National …

Weird Places: Waitomo Caves