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Lucile Bayon Hume

Disentangling the sweet potato and the yam Read more

Foodways

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Noah Elhardt

Cultivate these carnivores to keep the bugs away Read more

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Patrick Ewing

Who will stop the lionfish’s ruthless invasion? Read more

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John Slaughter

Exploring the origins of Louisiana's top dog Read more

House & Home 5 Comments

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C. C. Lockwood

The pale wisp of a plant called ghost plant, ghost pipe, death plant, corpse plant, and other apt aliases. Read more

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The cicada killer wasp uses horror movie tactics on its prey Read more

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Lucie Monk Carter

Sweet tea wasn't always a given on Southern porches Read more

Foodways

A peacock in the yard is worth two police on patrol Read more

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Fearsome appearance, fragile existence Read more

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Unlocking the secrets of fungi Read more

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The progression of America’s birthday bang-up Read more

History

In defense of the squabbling scavenger Read more

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Illustration by David Norwood

The Grim Reaper guides the human race in many guises Read more

History

When dealing with these wood-lovers, the best offense is a good defense Read more

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A bittersweet history Read more

History

In February, cedar waxwing flocks are berry hungry. Read more

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The ill-bred offspring of marketing geniuses Read more

People & Places

Blood-sucking creatures cross the border, as costume inspiration for the trendsetting child Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

Despite its name, this bumbling bug is anatomically incapable of killing a mosquito. Read more

Outdoor Adventures