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These whales will be extinct in 25 years, scientists say — unless we act now to save them

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. — The crew of the research vessel Shearwater has been out on the water for six frigid hours with almost nothing to show for it.<p>On deck, two coverall-clad observers brace themselves against the biting wind and snow, alert for the white plume of a spout or the fleeting wave of a …

Whales

It's a Bird! It's a Spider! It's Pelican Spider!

Sometimes animals get names for obscure, scientific taxonomy reasons. Sometimes, in a bid for attention and acclaim, they get named after …

Nature

Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list

With its punky green mohican the striking Mary river turtle joins a new ZSL list of the world’s most vulnerable reptiles<p>It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals.<p>The Mary river turtle is one of the most striking creatures on the …

Zoology

Cancer cure hope for endangered Tasmanian devil

Scientists have expressed hope for the future of the endangered Tasmanian devil after new research indicated human drugs can cure the cancers which are devastating the species.<p>The marsupial carnivores are believed to have suffered an 80 per cent decline in numbers since the mid-1990s, with only …

Cancer

Massive Two-Ton Fish Species Discovered

It took scientists four years to find the newest species of the world’s largest bony fish.<p>A new species of enormous ocean sunfish was discovered after an intensive search, making it the first species of this type of fish to be identified in 130 years.<p>Despite being the largest bony fish in the world …

World's Oldest Known Orca Presumed Dead

J2, the killer whale known as Granny, avoided being sold to a marine park in the 1960s and went on to lead a pod of orcas for another half century.<p>There's the distinguishing cut in her fin, all that acrobatic breaching, and the fact that she was always out front, cruising through the Pacific …

Puget Sound

New Translation Of 450-Year-Old Book Written By Famous Samurai Reveals The Secret Lives Led By These Warriors

If you have ever found yourself wondering what kind of food a samurai takes into battle, or what kind of name a baby samurai should be given if he is …

Japan

Diprotodon: Giant Prehistoric Koala Once Roamed Australia As Continent’s Only Seasonal Migratory Animal

Research conducted by an Australian team of scientists has concluded that a giant marsupial called diprotodon, a mammal distantly related to today’s …

Ice Age

Sunken 8th continent reveals its buried secrets

A journey to plumb the remote ocean depths has revealed that Earth does indeed have an eighth continent.<p>A nine-week voyage took scientists from around the world to drill and explore the seafloor off New Zealand and Australia. They found evidence of land-based fossils, revealing that the ancient …

Earth Science

These 6 One-Pan Chicken Dinners Are Gonna Save You So. Much. Time.

One pan ERRYTHANG.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Servings: 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>½ sweet potato<p>½ pound Brussels sprouts<p>1 carrot<p>½ head of broccoli<p>Olive oil, to taste<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>2 tablespoons rosemary, chopped and divided in half<p>2 tablespoons thyme, chopped and divided in half<p>4 cloves garlic, …

Onions

Tiger Species Thought Extinct Is Possibly Spotted in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Park rangers in Indonesia may have spotted an animal thought to live only in folklore and history books: a Javan tiger, declared extinct more than 40 years ago.<p>Rangers at Ujung Kulon National Park in West Java last month photographed a big cat unlike any previously seen in the …

Wildlife

Best Cooking Method for Steak: The Reverse Sear | The Art of Manliness

While on book tour in Chicago a few months back, I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down to enjoy a leisurely meal, and a few cold beers, with …

Cooking

Pork with Garlic Sauce (鱼香肉丝)

The first time Bill and I had authentic Pork with Garlic Sauce (鱼香肉丝) was in Chengdu, China. I can say it was authentic, because we were in Sichuan, …

Cooking

Make These Spicy Honey-Garlic Chicken Thighs Tonight

There are seemingly endless ways to cook chicken, but this one in particular should be at the top of your must-make list. With a Sriracha-honey …

Cooking

Will It Sous Vide? Crawfish-Stuffed Halibut

Welcome to this week’s edition of <i>Will It Sous Vide?</i>, the weekly column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion …

Sous-vide Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Red Wine Dragon Ribs

A feast fit for a king or queen.<p>Servings: 4-6<p>2 racks pork ribs (about 3-4 pounds each)<p>Salt<p>Pepper<p>1 cup of red wine<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>¼ cup apple cider vinegar<p>¼ teaspoon allspice<p>1 can tomato sauce<p>3 tablespoons tomato paste<p>Preheat oven to 250˚F/125˚C.<p>Clean the ribs (remove membrane or score) and pat dry.<p>…

BBQ

Mysterious ‘beast’ believed to be roaming Scottish Highlands stripping all the flesh off sheep and eating them

A large “cat” with a taste for mutton is believed to be roaming the most remote parts of northern Scotland, stripping sheep from their skin and …

Scotland

Iconic scimitar-horned oryx reintroduced to the Sahel 10 years after going extinct in the wild

Over the past year, conservationists have successfully reintroduced the iconic scimitar-horned oryx antelope in a natural reserve in Chad, more than …

New shark of the Caribbean

Marine wildlife researchers have found a new species of shark in the waters off the coast of the central American state of Belize. The WWF says the …

Florida International University

Underwater mysteries: Genes reveal how the seahorse got its snout and why males get pregnant

They were once seen as symbols of power and of authority.<p>Seahorses remain an enigma. These mysterious-looking creatures appear to float around …

Biology

Scientists discover 163 new species of flora and fauna in Greater Mekong region

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, …

Baked Parmesan Crusted Salmon with Lemon Cream Sauce

4.96 from 24 votes<p>Print<p>Baked Parmesan Crusted Salmon with Lemon Cream Sauce<p>Prep Time<p>10 mins<p>Cook Time<p>30 mins<p>Total Time<p>40 mins<p>A simple showstopper …

Seafood

Fresh, Wild-Caught Fish—From the Ocean to Your Door—Is a Click Away

It’s not easy to prepare a home-cooked meal, particularly during the current seasonal surge of work, school, and social activities. And while a number of pre-prepped meal-ingredient delivery services have sprung up to offer a solution for Seamless addicts, the kits’ ingredients quality and …

Watch Soviet Scientists Bring a Dog’s Decapitated Head Back to Life

What was supposed to be the stuff of medical miracles ended up being a horror show.<p><b>A warning: the video above contains imagery of medical experiments</b> …

Scientists ‘find key to longevity’ in Italian village where one in 10 people live beyond 100 years

Acciaroli in south west Italy is no ordinary place. It is home to an extraordinarily high number of centenarians.<p>More than one in 10 of the …

How to Cook the Perfect Salmon | Men's Health

The Perfect Salmon Recipe<p><b>What You’ll Need:</b><p>6 oz skin-on salmon fillet<br>2 Tbsp vegetable oil<br>Salt and pepper<br>Lemon juice<p><b>How to Make It:</b><p>Use a cast-iron or carbon steel pan (not aluminum or stainless steel). As a rule of thumb, you want a dark cooking surface.<p>Turn your stovetop up to high heat and be sure …

These Baked Korean Wings Are Even Better Than Fried Ones!

If you haven’t tried making chicken wings at home, then you’re missing out. The ingredients are cheap to buy and the results are crispy, sticky and A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! Forget waiting for game day or your next party, make these now for dinner! We won’t judge you for hovering over the plate, hands and …

Onions