What's The Most Delicious Roadkill Dish?

Though November is commonly known for people getting fat on pumpkin spice lattes, it's also known for animals going out and getting fat for their winter hibernation. Coupled with deer mating season, November is the deadliest time for animal-related crashes. If you have to make the best of a bad situation, you might… » 11/09/13 2:25pm 11/09/13 2:25pm

Is Roadkill the Next Big American Cuisine?

The New York Times brings us an unusual update on America's growing acceptance of home-cooked roadkill. Earlier this year, Montana's state legislation passed HB 247, the "Roadkill Bill," a measure that allows people to scrape up a car-killed carcass—specifically antelope, deer, elk and moose—and eat the meat for… » 8/16/13 1:58pm 8/16/13 1:58pm

The wonders of lepidopteran roadkill

When it comes to bugs on your grille, it’s hard to top a European Peacock butterfly (Inachis io) hit by a 1927 Bugatti. Photographed in Budapest by our ex-intern Máté Petrány, it is a study in roadkill perfection, the insect’s wings spread as if mounted by a meticulous entomologist, mostly intact but displaying just… » 9/29/11 3:00pm 9/29/11 3:00pm

Deer Detecting Road Technology Being Tested In Colorado

An electromagnetic sensor system capable of automatically detecting the presence of large animals on or near roadways and alerting drivers to their presence is being tested in Colorado. So far, the system appears to be working; the only problem might be the drivers themselves. Colorado is trialing the system on a road… » 10/15/08 3:30pm 10/15/08 3:30pm