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How the Egg Came First

In 1799, the Keeper of the Department of Natural History at the British Museum didn’t know what to make of a bizarre specimen that had just arrived from Australia. It appeared to be the skin of a beaver or a mole with a beak sewn onto it? Being a good curator, he carefully examined every …

How To Make Lemon Chicken | Yan Can Cook | KQED

How To Make Lemon Chicken | Yan Can Cook | KQED

(joyful music) (applause) – [Narrator] And now Martin Yan, the Chinese chef. – (speaks in foreign language) That’s a greeting from the East. And how are you? Is a greeting from the West. Today we’re having an East meets West menu. (speaks in foreign language) Big clams. Pineapple lemon chicken. And potato pork pancakes. The …

The Crazed Hunt for the Himalayan Yeti | Monstrum

The Crazed Hunt for the Himalayan Yeti | Monstrum

Atop Earth’s highest mountain above sea level hardly seems like an easy place to live. Mount Everest’s tall peaks, freezing temperatures, fierce winds, and ever-present snow make it hard to support life. And while it’s true that very few plants or animals can survive there, the most famous resident certainly seems at home—the Yeti. The …