Our picks for the week of Feb. 7-13: 

• In honor of the holiday, let's start off on the right foot and focus on romance. Check out this gallery of 11 animals that mate for life.

• Our car blogger gets ahead of the Toyota story by asking a simple question: Can Toyota be saved? Meanwhile, car owners are asking a more direct question: Should I be driving this car? 

• Poison is healthy. Dirty is clean. Ah, the contradictions of corporations trying to look presentable at the green party. Here are five to consider.

• Nuclear power looks more feasible than it did 10 years ago. Our team has created an in-depth story to cover all the bases: the pros and cons of nuclear power in the U.S.

• Some of the best ideas come from nature. Here are seven examples of biomimicry, where human design follows Mother Nature's lead.

• The Winter Olympics are on, and all eyes turn to Vancouver. Here's how that community is taking an unprecedented opportunity to include Canada's indigenous population in the Games.

Would you believe Survivor is an eco-friendly reality show? It's true, and our reporter finds out the details.

• This week, words like Snowpocalypse and Snowmageddon have swept their way into our vocabulary. (Where isn't is snowing?) So here's an item to celebrate the lexicon: the top 10 Snowmageddon foods. 

• And just in case you have some free time this weekend — power outage anyone? — we've got a review of Michael Pollan's latest book, Food Rules

PLUS: Don't miss this week's gallery, which starts off with a loving 36-year-old gorilla mom.