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Umami: 9 Healthy Foods With This Savory Taste

First things first, “umami” is really fun to say. (Any word that sounds like “oh mommy” lends itself to playful flourish in diction.) Secondly, it’s really fun – though not easy – to try and describe:…

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Why Backyard Tomatoes Taste So Delicious

  By A.K. Streeter, Treehugger The moment has arrived. The tomatoes are ripe, and so the question is not "What's For Dinner?" but "What Are We Having With The Tomato Salad Tonight?" Maybe…

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How Did Granite Become The Kitchen Counter Standard?

By Lloyd Alter, Treehugger Granite counters have been all the rage for a decade, but now it has come to this, an entire kitchen made of granite. I think it is incredibly ugly and probably ridic…

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Modern Polar Bears Originated in Ireland

By Jaymi Heimbuch, Treehugger Brown Bears and Polar Bears Met Often during Last 100,000 Years A team of scientists discovered that the female ancestor to all modern polar bears was actually a spe…

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6 Excuses for Not Becoming a Bike Commuter (And How to Get Over Them)

By Blythe Copeland, Treehugger Trading your car for a bike can make a huge difference to your carbon footprint -- and to your wallet, as gas gets increasingly expensive. But even when you know ho…

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Will Climate Make Americans Migrate?

By John Laumer, Treehugger US demographic history includes several major internal migrations (in-migrations). Everyone knows how First Peoples were pushed West and South as European colonists se…

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