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Eat, buy, love: A mini Going Green gift guide.

As I write this, I'm slurping down a soup made of roasted broccoli, celery root, garlic, and broth. I'd never cooked with celery root before, but I had to learn fast — the ugly-but-tasty vegetable was included in the first box of winter farm-share produ
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 26, 2010

Nerd Nite Tonite: Cyberduds, Superdoves, and Potentially Life-Changing Protips


It's the last Monday of September, which means another Nerd Nite is upon us. This monthly casual, coffee-house-style dorkjam provides us all a much-needed the...
By Micah Hauser  |  September 27, 2010
Half-Baked Alaska: Sarah Palin scores her very own nature show?

Half-Baked Alaska: Sarah Palin scores her very own nature show?


The Discovery Channel must be trying to take some of the heat off "Whale Wars'" Captain Pete Bethune by instating a far-nuttier figure in their...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  August 09, 2010
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Heart of sharkness

Unless you are a spectacularly moronic Masshole hell-bent on getting shark-shanked, New Englanders are more likely to be mowed down by a molasses tsunami or felled by Lizzie Borden's ax than they are to die in the maw of Jaws.
Shark expert Greg Skomal torpedoes the great white hype
By SHAULA CLARK  |  June 10, 2009
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Scientific slowdown

In the industrial heart of South Boston, behind an unassuming door labeled “Time Warp,” a man slices eggs, tomatoes, and tatami mats at high speed with a samurai sword on a recent Saturday afternoon.  
Warp-speed photography
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  October 22, 2008