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LOOK: A Treasure Trove Of Obscure Cookbooks At The Library

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 07.29.2013 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

The organization also recently purchased a large number of Scandinavian and historical California cookbooks. Scores of these donated books are extremely rare and to be found at no other library in North America.

Exploring Brazil's Wild Rio Negro

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The Rio Negro, I am told, is a river like any other.

This Little Monster Had Record-Setting Secret

| Posted 12.21.2012 | Science

By Sid Perkins Pound-for-pound, an ancient relative of today's piranhas had a stronger bite than gators, sharks, and even the mighty Tyrannosaurus r...

Girl Hooks 'Fat, Sassy' Piranha In Staten Island

dnainfo.com | Posted 09.14.2012 | New York

STATEN ISLAND -- When Kaitlyn Crabbe, 11, went on her usual fishing trip with her grandfather near his Westerleigh home last week, they expected to ca...

WATCH: The Power Behind A Piranha's Bite

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 07.12.2012 | Science

In case the power of a piranha's bite was ever in question, here's some video evidence to ensure that explorers think twice before wading through wate...

Pet Piranha Bites Off Chicago Toddler's Fingertip

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Green

CHICAGO -- Chicago-area parents thought their pit bull was to blame when they heard their 18-month-old daughter crying and discovered one of her finge...

'River Monsters': What Fish Is 8x Bigger Than A Piranha And Eats Human Flesh?

Posted 04.09.2012 | TV

Jeremy Wade went off in search of a fish that is supposedly as deadly as a piranha but up to eight times larger in size on "River Monsters" (Sun., 10 ...

WATCH AND LISTEN: Barking Piranhas!

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.14.2011 | Green

Scientists have known that piranhas, the sharp-toothed meat-eaters which Theodore Roosevelt called "the most ferocious fish in the world," produced so...

Lee Speigel

Forget Loch Ness! You Can Probably Find A Real Monster In A Lake Close To Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

You don't have to travel all the way to Scotland's Loch Ness to search for a real monster. There may be one lurking in water much closer to home. F...

A Journey to the Amazon Basin of Peru

Tucker Hassler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tucker Hassler

I peer out the window of our Boeing 757 and see nothing but unyielding darkness. It's a strange dichotomy, considering we're about to land in a place teaming with more life than anywhere on the planet.

A 43-Year-Old Fish That Weighs 20 Pounds? Steve Gruebel's Pacu

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It sounds fishy but a New York City pet shop owner says it's true. Buttkiss, the black pacu he owns, is 43 and weighs 20 pounds. A pa...

Small Predators Of Big Prey (PHOTOS)

ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Although we're used to seeing big predators attack smaller prey, nature features us animals that defy this convention. From extremely venomous crea...