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Astoria Characters: The Man in Transition

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 12.02.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's nothing ordinary about Clay Nelms' story. So don't let the stereotypical musical-style synopsis fool you: Small-town boy with big-city dreams comes to New York because he's gotta sing and dance.

Cow Gives Cat A Tongue Bath, Because Sometimes Life Is Perfect

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.11.2014 | Good News

There are times when you see something so wonderful that it makes the world feel like one giant Disney singalong. This is one of those times. In a...


AP | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weird News

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) -- Police in Mount Vernon, Washington, killed an agitated Angus cow that rampaged through town, tossing a police officer into...

Milkshake The Confused Cow Has An Identity Crisis, Thinks She's A Dog

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.14.2014 | Good News

Milkshake isn't your average bovine -- that's because she doesn't think she's a cow. Four years ago Milkshake was removed from an abusive owner by...

Here's How Ewe Head Butt

Posted 09.30.2013 | Green

One fine day on the island of Terceira in the Azores archipelago, a wee li'l sheep got a li'l bossy with a young li'l bull. Does that little sheep ...

PHOTOS: Panda Or Cow?

AP | TED WARREN | Posted 07.19.2013 | Green

ROY, Wash. -- John Bartheld has been breeding miniature cows on his farm for seven years, hoping to recreate black and white markings in the pattern o...

Cow Gets Stuck In Tree

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Weird News

LONDON (Reuters) - A cow had to be rescued by fire services in northern England after it tumbled down a 30 meter river embankment and got stuck in a t...

Dairies Pamper Cows With Massages, Waterbeds

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 07.29.2012 | Home

CHILTON, Wis. — Lucky, a 7-year-old dairy cow, had been walking with a limp for several weeks when veterinarian Sara Gilbertson was called. Inst...

Oh La Vache! Meet Hermione, the Very Stylish Cow

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff


'Not Your Typical Let's-Steal-A-Cow Kinda People'

AP | By JIM SUHR | Posted 12.24.2011 | Denver

ST. LOUIS -- Even with cattle theft rampant in much of the nation's midsection, Oklahoma rancher Ryan Payne wasn't worried about anyone messing with h...

Norma Lyon, 'Butter Cow Lady,' Dies At 81

AP | By MARGERY A. BECK | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts

-- Norma "Duffy" Lyon, whose life-size butter sculptures of cows, Elvis and even Jesus and his disciples delighted Iowa state fairgoers for nearly ha...

Stars Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Farm Sanctuary

Wendy Diamond | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Wendy Diamond

Farm animals danced and greeted guests as they arrived to celebrate the 25th Anniversary for Farm Sanctuary at Cipriani Wall Street on May 14th. "If ...

Cops: Man In Cow Costume Steals 26 Gallons Of Milk From Walmart

Potomac Local | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Virginia police are hot on hooves of a man who wore a cow costume and stole 26 gallons of milk from a Walmart in North Stafford....

America On A Plate: Michael Lomonaco's Surf & Turf

Josh Ozersky | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

I like Michael Lomonaco, of Porterhouse New York, a lot. Who doesn't? But when he told me we were doing surf and turf, I hesitated. I never liked the ...

A New Muscle

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

While we were shooting our pastrami video at Dickson's last week, butcher Adam Tiberio schooled us on a lesser-known muscle from the back of a cow. ...

Dickson's Farmstand - Pastrami

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


The Soigne Chop

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

There's a good pork chop and then there's the best pork chop, the one the soigne table gets... ...

California Dairy Farmers' Discontent A Cash Cow? Western States Think So

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DES MOINES, Iowa — The number of dairies in California has plummeted by more than 500 in the past decade, with many moving to other states entic...

Cow Tips Man, Steps On Him At University Of Tennessee

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — People probably can't tip cows, but a cow tipped a person in Knoxville. Then it stepped on him. An ambulance was called to th...

CSU Vets Give Calf Prosthetic Legs

AP | MELANIE DABOVICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Meadow the yearling Black Angus calf spends her days frolicking in northeastern New Mexico's cattle country, all with her pr...

The Gifts that Keep on Giving

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

A recent readership study found that 84% of pet parents will give their furry pals gifts this holiday season. Here are a few different ways you can give gifts that make a difference!

Cow With White Cross On Forehead Considered Divine By Some

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

STERLING, Conn. — A holy cow perhaps? Or maybe a divine bovine? A calf born at a dairy farm in Sterling last week has a white marking on its for...

Farmers Cut Cow Emissions By Altering Diets

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COVENTRY, Vt. — Vermont dairy farmers Tim Maikshilo and Kristen Dellert, mindful of shrinking their carbon footprint, have changed their cows' d...

Molly The Cow Taken To Sanctuary After Successful Escape

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — A 500-pound cow that nearly drove police mad after hoofing it out of a New York City slaughterhouse has been saved from a future betw...

Molly The Cow Escapes Slaughter, Awaits Fate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: COWABUNGA! MOLLY FOUND A SAFEHOUSE New York Animal Care & Control call operator Sharema Govan tells HuffPost Green that Molly the cow has fou...