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WHAT'S THAT? Electron Microscope Reveals Strange Features Of Familiar Items

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.17.2012 | Science

Electron microscopes give scientists a close-up look at tiny things--cells, germs, crystals, and even certain molecules. But as you can see in this se...

Spring Means Soft-Shell Crabs

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 07.11.2011 | Food
Cheryl Carlesimo

For me, sautéed saucy soft-shell crabs are nirvana. I have created a recipe that I have to say tastes heavenly. Every year, my friends wait impatiently for me to make them.

Another Bush Legacy: The Coalition of the Weeding

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Meathead

I have adopted the Bush Doctrine. I am planning pre-emptive attacks against an adversary so insidious that it menaces not only my own home but threatens to destabilize my entire neighborhood.

Urban Foraging: What's Worse -- Pesticides Or Dog Urine?

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In honor of spring finally coming to my frigid corner of the Midwest, I was thinking about trying my hand at making some dandelion wine. But I live in...