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