Food

Science

This honeybee dismembers its enemies and leaves them for dead

When blood-sucking varroa mites infested their colony, the bees fought back.

Climate & Energy

Cattle grazing is a climate disaster, and you’re paying for it

It’s time the taxpayers stopped indulging whiny welfare queens like the Bundys and kicked them off the dole.

We tell you how to make soy, almond, and coconut milk — and whether it’s worth the effort

Some nondairy milks are worth purchasing, but others are better (and cheaper) when made at home.

Food

The best explanation you’ll see about Chipotle’s food crisis

Sick of hearing about Chipotle? This is the last thing you’ll need to watch about it, we promise.

Food

This rancher says the Bundys are idiots — but he too is worried about losing access to public land

A Montana rancher argues that cattle on public land are an indicator species.

Food

There have always been shady people cutting your food with garbage

When it comes to food purity and ingredient quality, there is no golden age for us to restore.

New USDA dietary guidelines are a win for the meat industry and a loss for the environment

The USDA kept the environmental impact of food out of the picture.

Politics

One of the angry ranchers’ complaints might make more sense than you think

But the armed militiamen holed up in Oregon are still indefensible wingnuts.

Food

Tough times for Chipotle, but McDonald’s is doing just fine

Chipotle begrudgingly cedes the hearts of the American fast food-eating public to its ex-boyfriend, McDonald's.