Nancy Lupi

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Dungeness Crab Is Back on the Scene, Prepare for Crab Feed(ing) Frenzy

Bay Area crab fiends will rejoice to hear the news that health officials have declared local Dungeness crab safe, after a disastrous moratorium on crab fishing as a result of a toxic algae bloom. For now, only recreational crab fishing is allowed, while the decision to resume the commercial …

14 Gluten-Free Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Think gluten-free means no bread, no pasta, no cake and no fun? Think again.

Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp

These are wonderfully messy shrimp that were meant to be eaten with fingers, chopsticks or forks. Since this stir fry is so good cold on a salad of …

'It's Not What It Seems': Cleverly Disguised Foods by Hika Rucho

Most of us know the disappointment of biting into a piece of fruit or a veggie imagining one taste and getting something totally unexpected. Not only …

Environment: News & features

Environment

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 30, 2013 68<p>You know my stance on peaches.<p>I firmly believe that you really only …

The Color Master

Books

National Geographic Magazine

See Previous Issues<p><img itemprop="contentUrl" style="transition: opacity 0.4s; opacity: 1;"></picture></div> <div>April 2018</div></a> </div> <div class="prev_iss_cover"> <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/03" target="_self"> <div class="LazyLoad is-visible"><picture><source …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Cooking

The Verge fall reading list

Autumn is a great time to cozy up at home and get to all the reading you missed out on during the summer. The barbecues are over, the holidays aren't here yet, and your friends will probably believe you if you say you're "busy" this weekend. Sure, there's plenty of television to watch, too, but you …

What Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Will Look Like in 2026

The <i>Sagrada Famlia</i>, a world-famous Catholic church in Barcelona designed by the late renowned architect Antoni Gaud, is set to finally complete construction in the year 2026 after over a century of work. Having first embarked on the ambitious architectural project in 1882, Gaud took his time …

Barcelona

Porn on the Brain – TV review

Within 20 seconds of tonight's Channel 4 documentary, we're told that online porn is 'turning our kids into psychopaths'. At that point I almost gave up, but I'm glad I didn't<p>Britain has come a long way since 1986 when TV's red triangle would warn of (what sounds to my Australian ear as) "sex wheel …

Women are less corrupt, but only where it's stigmatized - Futurity

Women are less tolerant of corrupt behavior—and less likely to participate in it—but only in …

Behavior

2 Million Americans Annually Get Infections That Antibiotics Can't Cure

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sums up the scene for bacterial infections that should be curable with antibiotics—but aren't.<p>More than two million Americans get sick every year with infections that defy modern antibiotics. At least 23,000 Americans die each year. Such …

FYI: How Forceful Is A Sneeze?

About as strong as a cough<p>A long-standing estimate pins the velocity of a sneeze at roughly 100 meters per second, or 224 miles per hour, but that appears to be a gross exaggeration. The figure originates from a mid-century researcher named William Firth Wells, who analyzed the size of airborne …

Antibiotic-resistant diseases cause at least 23,000 deaths per year in US, says CDC

"If we are not careful, we will soon be in a post-antibiotic era," CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden told reporters this week. "Without urgent action now, more patients will be thrust back to a time before we had effective drugs."<p>You've likely heard warnings that antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi …

Auto-Brewery Syndrome: Apparently, You Can Make Beer In Your Gut

This medical case may give a whole new meaning to the phrase "beer gut."<p>A 61-year-old man — with a history of home-brewing — stumbled into a Texas emergency room complaining of dizziness. Nurses ran a Breathalyzer test. And sure enough, the man's blood alcohol concentration was a whopping 0.37 …

Why Body Hair?

Professor Stephen Hawking backs right to die for the terminally ill

Physicist's change of stance likely to fuel debate on euthanasia after previously calling assisted suicide 'a great mistake'<p>Professor Stephen Hawking, who once said he thought assisted dying was "a great mistake", has changed his stance to support the right of terminally ill people who are …

Richard Dawkins: 'I don't think I am strident or aggressive'

On the top floor of Random House's offices in London, the world's number one thinker – according to <i>Prospect</i> magazine's annual poll – walks in from the roof terrace and shakes my hand. Richard Dawkins is a trim 72-year-old with one of those faces that, no matter the accumulation of lines, will …

Aggression in boys may start before birth - Futurity

Chronic aggressive behavior exhibited by some boys from disadvantaged families may be due to epigenetic …

Physiology

What to Know About the Drug-Resistant Superbugs That Killed 23,000 Last Year

We cre­ated the night­mare bac­teria.<p>It wasn’t on pur­pose. We could not have in­ven­ted an­ti­bi­ot­ics without spur­ring bac­teri­al evol­u­tion. …

Microbiology