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Biologists Are Tweeting Photos Of Animal Genitalia With The Hashtag #JunkOff

NSFW-ish.

5 Ridiculously Easy Gourmet Dinner Recipes

Gourmet dinners don't have to be complicated -- in fact, sometimes simple is best!<p><b>1. Broiled Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet and Tangy Honey Glaze</b><p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, this dish is full of flavor and and incredibly easy to prepare. The chicken is first …

Pizzoccheri Valtellinesi (Buckwheat Pasta with Potatoes and Swiss Chard)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Lombardy's favorite winter dish -- buckwheat pasta with potatoes and Swiss chard.</i><p>Not far from Lake Como are the steep valleys and mountains of the …

Grilled Shrimp Skewers With Tomato, Garlic & Herbs

In this easy recipe, shrimp are quickly marinated in a bright and tangy mixture of olive oil, tomato paste, lemon, garlic, and herbs and then grilled until plump and slightly charred. They're perfect for entertaining -- either as an appetizer or main course -- because all of the prep is done ahead …

Seafood

How to Make Perfect Paella Every Time

<b>By Martha Rose Shulman</b><p>I was so saddened by the recent death of food writer Penelope Casas. I never met her, but I've long depended on her work for my own research. Her first cookbook, <i>The Foods & Wines of Spain</i>, was published in 1979 and was for decades the only act in town if you wanted to know …

Pasta With Tuna, Garlic and Parsley

This recipe is the essence of easy. It uses tuna from a can and takes barely any effort at all. Yet it is beautiful and delicious -- the essence of style and artistic restraint.<p>For someone who is inclined to overkill (me), it takes an act of considerable willpower to keep from adding to this dish. …

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Is anyone surprised the cotton-top tamarin topped the list of animals with mustaches?<p>See more<p>Trumps lawyer.<p>On Call In The Wild: Animals Play Doctor, …

Choosing Sustainable Shrimp

<i>by Kim Thompson, Sustainable Seafood Expert for the Menuism Seafood Blog</i><p>Recent price hikes in shrimp are largely due to the Early Mortality Syndrome disease in Thailand and Mexico. The sweet and firm crustaceans are the number one seafood import into the U.S., and they account for nearly a quarter …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Almost human: Photographer's intimate studio portraits that show wild creatures making unnervingly similar gestures to us

By<p>How he got them to sit still, we don't know.<p>But somehow award-winning UK-based photographer Tim Flach managed it, and this was the result.<p>The …

Dinner Tonight: Tilapia with Toasted Almonds and Green Olives

Tilapia is the beige of the fish world: inoffensive and ubiquitous. It doesn't stand a chance against, well, just about every other fish around, but it's also incredible cheap and fairly adaptable to whatever toppings you'd like to add to it. This explains why I spent far more time worrying about …

Do Lemurs Have Personalities?

Changing Planet<p><b>Lemurs have identifiable personality traits that are consistent from situation to situation, and those tendencies may have evolutionary implications, according to a new study conducted at the Duke Lemur Center.</b><p>Ecologist Jennifer Verdolin tested captive gray mouse lemurs, small, …

Caprese Garlic Bread

<i>A simple recipe for Caprese Garlic Bread, the best garlic bread you will ever eat!</i><p>Garlic bread has always been a staple in our home. Growing up, my …

Crispy Stuffed Chicken Caprese with Fresh Tomato-Basil Relish

Sometimes it boggles my mind just how quickly time can fly and usher in a new phase of life quite unexpectedly.<p>Our children grow as quickly as the …

Recipes

My Perfect 3-Ingredient Summer Drink: Limoncello Gin Cocktail

Recently friends of ours got married in a remote, a.k.a. no cell service, Catskill's resort. This resulted in a long overdue trek through New York's …

How Diving Mammals Stay Underwater for So Long

Positive charges on oxygen-binding proteins are key to diving mammals' success.<p><b>Imagine holding your breath while chasing down agiant squid (Architeuthis dux)—multi-tentacled monsters wielding suckers lined with tiny teeth—in freezing cold water, all in the dark. That would take a lot out of</b> …

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Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Happy Friday! What are your plans for the weekend? Do tell!

Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary’s Innovative Plan to Create a Sustainable Future for Elephants

Changing Planet<p><b>My friend Ken Wahl is an award-winning actor having won a Golden Globe and been nominated for an Emmy. The passionate animal advocate and voice for veterans of war is best known for his starring role in the prime time television series Wiseguy. Ken is anything, but a traditional</b> …

Orange and Blueberry Funnel Cakes & Spicy Pork Skewers

A coconut and vanilla cake, salmon burgers with sweet potatoes, and spicy pork skewers in today's Delicious Links.

The Only Hamburger Recipe You'll Ever Need

Today is Memorial Day and if you're like most Americans, your celebration will culminate at the grill over a sizzling hamburger. In the event you miss this date, tomorrow, May 28th, is National Hamburger Day.<p>To honor the almighty burger in proper form, here's a recipe from me to you -- the …

Leatherback Sea Turtle Comeback in Caribbean: Endangered Species Repopulates Beaches

Endangered leatherback sea turtles are making a comeback in the Caribbean. While poachers once combed beaches in order to ransack the turtles' buried …

World’s most comprehensive guide to primates - in pictures

In pictures: Meet the world's endangered primates

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2008/aug/05/endangeredspecies.wildlife<p>720<p>Nearly half of all primates are in danger of becoming …

19 Sweet Slushies To Keep You Cool

I'll take a one-way ticket to SLUSH CITY, please.