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From cold turkey to roast turkey

A turkey virgin gobbles for help!

Normally a vegetarian for environmental reasons, I've ordered an organic, heritage breed turkey from a local farm. But what do I do with it now?

The GINK videos

Bristol Palin and 'The Situation' talk up safe sex [VIDEO]

While training for "Dancing With the Stars," Bristol Palin teamed up with "Jersey Shore"'s The Situation to film this PSA warning against teen pregnancy.

Moving violations

Mother of Green Party candidate killed by SUV becomes bike-safety advocate

No amount of infrastructure will be sufficient if we continue to treat vehicular manslaughter so cavalierly.

PAIN IN THE LEASE

6 ways to solve the ‘renter’s dilemma’ for home energy

If renters aren't staying and landlords aren't paying utility bills, who pays for home-energy improvements?

Turnip your nose

Urbivore’s Dilemma, Weeks 23 & 24: Some unsavory choices

Local, seasonal CSA produce is autumnal cornucopia. It's time for the Urbivore to get roasting -- but what happens when she can't take a turnip and finds her sense of wonder wounded by a worm?

The activist currently known as Prince

NBC’s green nagging takes a break for the Prince of Wales documentary ‘Harmony’

The film looks mighty, mighty earnest, so consider yourself warned if you're prone to nodding off at such things.

Now with more rainbows!

Canned unicorn meat finally horns its way into the meat market

Remember the sloppy public relations job the National Pork Board did in response to canned unicorn, "the new white meat"? You can finally enjoy that sparkly unicorn taste you've been missing out on!

Don't be a turkey

Have a renegade Thanksgiving with sage-roasted chicken and pumpkin risotto

Calling all adventurous, rebellious cooks: Are you bored with Thanksgiving menus that are the same from year to year, and coast to coast? If you're brave enough to defy tradition and turn your local, seasonal ingredients into something for the tastebuds to be truly thankful for, we want to know. To inspire you, here are some renegade Thanksgiving thoughts and a nontraditional recipe.

the housing bubble's losing some weight

U.S. homes are right-sizing and greening

Are McMansions going the way of the Hummer? Not entirely, Kaid Benfield suspects, but he does think demand for them is dropping.