Are Pumpkin Beers, Thank God, Finally on the Way Out?
Some breweries are slowing production, as the trend may be fizzling
Beyond the Butternut: A Guide to Selecting a Great Winter Squash
They all taste great with a simple bake in the oven, but each has some characteristics that make it unique
Will Driverless Cars Mean Less Roadkill?
Avoiding wildlife could be a tough task for these super-smart cars
How the Soccer Ball Could Save the Golf Course
Enter the sport of footgolf, which is exactly what it sounds like
How "Meat Banks" Are Helping Farmers Preserve Precious Livestock
Frozen sperm and tissue are being stored to protect commercial animals and help save rare heritage breeds
California Sea Lions Are Starving, But Do They Need Our Help?
Instead of just rehabilitating the fuzzy pups, some ecologists say we should be focusing on the underlying troubles of climate change and fish declines
Rice Can Help Save Salmon If Farms Are Allowed to Flood
The Nigiri Project aims to restore the beloved fish by cutting a notch in a California levee and letting some floodplains return to nature
A Taste Test to Find the Best Chocolate Beers
Perfect for a cold, winter day – or as an alternative to red wine on Valentine’s Day – we took measure of these stouts, ales and lagers
The World Hit "Peak Chicken" in 2006
The popular poultry is just one of many key food resources that hit peak production between 5 and 30 years ago
The Best Winter Beers to Try This Holiday Season
We spoke with hops and malts expert William Bostwick about the right quaffs to drink while the weather is cold
The Deadly Dilemma Facing Romania's Brown Bears
Around the Carpathian Mountains, frustrated farmers and high-paying sport hunters are helping to set the highest bear hunting quotas yet allowed
Find These Beers Hidden in Paris and the French Countryside
Our intrepid writer devises a scavenger hunt in a low-tech geocaching game that every beer lover can enjoy
The Environmental Disaster That is the Gold Industry
The mining industry has had a devastating impact on ecosystems worldwide. Is there any hope in sight?
Pumpkin Beers Don’t Have to Be the Worst Thing to Drink This Fall
In 1984, there was one pumpkin beer in America. This October, there are more than 500. We find the best ones from the patch
What Makes Whole-Grain Bread So Hard to Bake?
We asked bakers for their tips on how to get consistently excellent whole wheat loaves
From Cat Food to Sushi Counter: The Strange Rise of the Bluefin Tuna
The fish can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars each. But just 45 years ago, big bluefin tuna were caught for fun, killed and ground into pet food
Can You Taste the Difference Between American and Japanese Sake?
Sake has been brewed for thousands of years in Japan. Now, American brewers are starting to make sake—but is it any good?
Find The Beer: A Trail of Stashed Bottles From Alaska to California
Traveling the West Coast? Like beer? Then consider pulling over at these highway locations from Alaska to California and finding the bottles of beer
Your Guide to Tasting the Many Species of Pacific Salmon
From dogs to humpies to kings, the author tastes and discusses the five main species of Pacific salmon
Find the Beer! A California Trail of Ales
Go locate the hidden bottles and replace each with a selection of your own