Depending on where you are, June 21st is the longest day of the year. Or it’s the shortest. Or just another almost equidistant day.
Ever feel like there weren’t enough hours in the day? Before the Industrial Revolution, people took their downtime in the middle of the night.
A UC Berkeley study shows that wild male turkeys operate using cooperative courtship between dominant and subordinate males.
Based on a 2,000-calorie diet, the body needs 225-325 grams of carbs a day.
Glaciers appear blue due to their density.
NASA is studying the impact of traveling to and living in space on the human body.
You’ve probably heard of the garbage patch found between California and Hawaii that is approximately the size of Texas. Myths swirl around it: the patch is so big it can be seen from space and it looks like an island. The trash is so dense—dumped furniture, barrels, wood—there are people living on it. All the […]
The 2018 Earth Day Theme is getting rid of plastic pollution. On Earth Day, we’ll be running a blog post specifically about plastic pollution in the oceans that has advocacy and conservation tips, as well as an expiation about what “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” is. If you want to read and think about pollution […]