I became a mom for the first time this year—a dog mom, that is. In January, I adopted my first dog, a 1-year-old black lab/dachshund mix named T-Rex. (He has a huge head, a long body, and tiny, stumpy legs; he is perfect, thank you.) Read...

This week, the New York Times introduced many of us to the “murder hornet,” more accurately known as the Asian giant hornet. But a small subset of us were already familiar with this bug, because we’d eaten it.Read...