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Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don't Help The Environment

Honeybees are amazing and adorable, and they suffer when people spray pesticides or mow down wildflowers. We've heard plenty in recent years about collapsing bee colonies.<p>So Jonas Geldmann, at the University of Cambridge, says he understands how the honeybee became a symbol of environmental …

Honey Bees

Europe rips up free-market rules to help farmers

Europe’s leaders are resorting to unusually radical weapons to help farmers fight off supermarkets and giant food companies in the cutthroat price …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

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Public Health

Taste Beyond The Tongue

20 Crispy, Salty, Just-Greasy-Enough Fried Foods We Love

Once upon a time, when I was in the mood for something fried—I mean truly <i>fried</i>, golden and lightly greasy to the touch and audibly crunchy—I left it to the experts. I love a crispy French fry or cheesy jalapeño popper at least as much as the next person, but deep-frying can be an intimidating …

35 Snacks That Prove Italians Do Appetizers Best

When you think "Italian" you may already envision pasta, but there's so much more to the cuisine than that. If you're dreaming up appetizers to serve at a party, permit these Italian palate pleasers to inspire your spread. While most of them lean more toward the traditional route, a few are …

Cooking

10 of Italy’s Most Iconic Tomato Dishes & Where They Came From

“Can one imagine Mediterranean food without tomatoes?” Jane Grigson asks rhetorically in the tomato chapter of her Vegetable Book (arguably one of the most exhaustive cookbooks on the subject). They are so ingrained in the culture and cuisine of the entire Mediterranean, but especially in Italy's. …

10 independent bookshops you should visit worldwide: our readers recommend

From a bohemian Parisian temple of reading to a bookshop with hidden animals: to mark Independent Bookshop Week, here are 10 of the best around the world – compiled with the help of our readers<p>See our entire bookshop bucket list here Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures<p>Wherever you …

Books

How to Keep Berries Fresh for Longer

<i>Don't let your berries boss you around.</i><p>Berries: can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. Like many coveted objects, berries are both precious and frustrating, expensive and fragile. What is more maddening than splurging on vivid, juicy berries at the market only to find that your fruity jewels …

6 Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Vegetable Garden

Turn that black thumb green.<p>Chef Victor Scargle of Lucy Restaurant & Bar at the Bardessono Hotel in Yountville, California, spends a lot of his time tending to Lucy's Garden, where he grows a lot of what ends up on the restaurant's menu. Here, he shares a few of his best tips:<p><b>1. Not drawing up a</b> …

Baseball

How Real Maple Syrup Gets Made (and Why It's Worth the Price Tag)

Here's how maple syrup is made, from bark to bottle.<p><i>Around these parts, we get pretty excited when the weather starts to slowly warm up, and not just because that means more stuff is in season. It's also sugaring season! Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow, who also happens to be an ex-farmer and</i> …

Off-grid

FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples as safe

Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles, but some food suppliers say they don't want any part of it and others are staying silent.<p>The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the genetically engineered foods, saying they are "as safe …

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

Dessert

17 Lessons Henri Cartier-Bresson Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>As this article is very long, I recommend reading this by saving it to Pocket or Instapaper. All photos in this article are copyrighted by Henri</i> …

Here Is Every Ingredient in Your Favorite Fast-Food French Fries

I'll never forget my high-school nutrition teacher telling us to be wary of any food that has more than five ingredients. Most fast food fries go far beyond that rule of thumb.<p>With the help of Grant Imahara, a former Mythbuster, McDonald's has tried to myth-bust their way into explaining why the …

Food

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Photo basics: creative exposure techniques

Steven from the Australian Centre for Photography walks us through using the light meter and the exposure triangle together to achieve creative …

Photography

7 Unmissable Tips for Better Flower Photos

People and flowers are two of the most frequently photographed subjects. That’s not a groundbreaking revelation, and it makes sense given that …

Landscape Photography

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing silky cotton candy seaside scenes or milky white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so professional …

Digital Photographer

Digital Photographer

Digital Photographer

Photography

Digital Photographer

Photography

Beginner Street Photography

We all have to start somewhere with our photography and one of the big questions I get asked by students is where do we begin. There is just so much …

Long Exposure Time-lapse Essentials

In order to capture a moving street shot, I turned to long exposure. To really see the lights and energy of the scene, I wanted to elongate the …

Natural Light Photography Tips

Natural lighting in photos can give off a pure vibe that artificial lighting often has trouble providing for you. There are several techniques you …

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