I’ve mentioned before that I belong to a CSA so I’m always trying to come up with creative ways to use the produce. I like kale chips, but kale chips all the time is something altogether different. So one spring Saturday, I took out some very pretty eggs. Tanned, with some adorableRead More →

Ingredients 2 tablespoons light or dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 bone-in pork shoulder, preferably skin-on, 6 to 8 pounds 1/2 cup cider vinegarRead More →

The Jacques Torres Recipe’ instead of the New York Times Recipe. Whatever title it’s given, the recipe has been discussed, dissected, and now I’m tossing my thoughts into the ring, too. The recipe is full of nuances and uniquities, making it unlike any other chocolate chip cookie recipe I’ve tried.Read More →

This 4-inch long, tadpole-like fish lives in the dark depths of the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific – and it is the deepest-dwelling fish ever discovered so far. It was captured – from among many – at depths between 22,000 and 26,000 feet (6,898 and 7,966 m). Scientists believeRead More →

These beauties are an isolated population at the southern range limit of Sumatran orangutans, in Batang Toru, who were found to be distinct from both northern Sumatran and Bornean species – making them a species of their own. “As soon as the significance of this isolated population was determined,” writesRead More →

With more than 30 years’ worth of acting credits under his belt, it’s tough to imagine a bigger star than Johnny Depp. Depp cultivated an artsy image with iconic films like “Edward Scissor Hands” and “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” in the early ’90s, but he truly hit it big withRead More →

With fans regularly Googling, “What happened to Shia LaBeouf?” it’s clear that this actor took more than one wrong turn over the course of his career — and he’s only 32. Shia LaBeouf started out as Hollywood’s next big thing, transitioning from Disney Channel child actor to blockbuster heavyweight withRead More →

How can you sell 10 million albums and still be broke? Ask TLC. The members of the group famously found themselves low on cash even after the massive success of their 1994 album, “CrazySexyCool.” In a 2007 documentary about her life, group member Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes explains that eachRead More →

One day, babies will get DNA report cards at birth. These reports will offer predictions about their chances of suffering a heart attack or cancer, of getting hooked on tobacco, and of being smarter than average. The science making these report cards possible has suddenly arrived, thanks to huge geneticRead More →