Featured by Anna Brooks
Keep your dog safe and cool during summer
Hot dogs are only for the grill.
Fireworks scare us—that’s why we love them
Our brains enjoy fear, but only in small, controlled doses.
How a bank clerk became a record-breaking polar explorer
In between, she almost died in the Arctic.
How a pair of wildlife rescuers ended up with a chubby pet squirrel named Thumbelina
And why you should probably leave most baby squirrels alone.
We trained crows to pick up garbage, but can we teach ourselves?
A game for birds became an educational one for humans.
Reports of Homo erectus’ laziness are ‘moronic’
What bad headlines call lazy is what early humans called survival.
How parched states like California fight wildfires
You can battle a record-breaking blaze even while trying to conserve water.
The secret origins of blue diamonds are finally coming to the surface
These gems are rare bits of Earth’s recycling.
Ancient climate change may have dragged the wild horses away
Maybe that's why none exist today.
Only 13 percent of the world’s oceans are still wild
The forecast isn’t looking great, either.