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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Nurture or Nature? Sunday, April 2, 20170

Nurture or Nature?

Environmental influences on genetics and behavior.

David Brooks: Character & Selfies Friday, January 13, 20170

David Brooks: Character & Selfies

It's about character in the age of 'selfies'.

'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment Tuesday, November 29, 20160

'Giving Tuesday' and the Environment

Environmental and science organizations can use your support.

Olympics Mascot Killed Wednesday, June 22, 20160

Olympics Mascot Killed

The official Olympics mascot, the endangered jaguar, was killed.
Richard Feynman, 1918-1988 Wednesday, May 11, 20160

Richard Feynman, 1918-1988

The birthday of the CalTech scientist Richard Feynman is celebrated.
History of Ideas Saturday, March 19, 20160

History of Ideas

The public intellectual Alain de Botton talks about the history of ideas.
Alain de Botton on a New Approach to Success Wednesday, February 24, 20160

Alain de Botton on a New Approach to Success

Alain de Botton speaks on a new way of thinking about success.
Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think Tuesday, May 26, 20150

Scientific Misconduct Is A Bigger Problem Than You Think

The recent dispute over a study published in Science is an occasion to look at the deeper problems in science publishing
Visualizing Data in Your World Sunday, April 12, 20150

Visualizing Data in Your World

Pattie Maes from MIT's Media Lab shows off technology to visualize the 'big data' in your world.
World of Wonder, updated Monday, December 4, 20170

World of Wonder, updated

We live in a 'world of wonder' we still know little about.

Think Green Saturday, December 2, 20170

Think Green

It's important to Think Green during this white time of year.

Solarizing South Australia Friday, December 1, 20170

Solarizing South Australia

Renewable electricity power generation took a big leap today.

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update Thursday, November 30, 20170

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

Your Kids Will Live on Mars Wednesday, November 29, 20170

Your Kids Will Live on Mars

Futurists have always looked to Mars.

Tuesday for Giving Tuesday, November 28, 20170

Tuesday for Giving

3 Suggestions for Giving Tuesday

Rewilding Monday, November 27, 20170

Rewilding

or how a 'silent spring' could turn into a 'wild summer' 
Cancun's Underwater Museum Friday, November 24, 20170

Cancun's Underwater Museum

The sculptor Jason DeCaires Taylor created a unique museum combining art and science in an undersea display.
My Life As A Turkey Thursday, November 23, 20170

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.
How the Military Fights Climate Change Monday, November 20, 20170

How the Military Fights Climate Change

The military are proactive on climate change.

Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action Saturday, November 18, 20170

Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Moving away from cliamte fatigue into action.

Trees Before Rain Friday, November 17, 20170

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

A 'Medicane' Forms Wednesday, November 15, 20170

A 'Medicane' Forms

A medicane heads toward Italy and Greece.

Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis Tuesday, November 14, 20170

Elon Musk on Solving the Climate Crisis

Incentives to solve climate change.

India's 'gas chamber' smog Monday, November 13, 20170

India's 'gas chamber' smog

Toxic smog covers north India.

Why Wildfires Are Now Bigger Saturday, November 11, 20170

Why Wildfires Are Now Bigger

Ecology, forests, and megafires.

Curing Blindness Friday, November 10, 20170

Curing Blindness

Can blindness anywhere be eliminated?

Conserving, the Mother Load Wednesday, November 8, 20170

Conserving, the Mother Load

Trying to avoid another Dust Bowl.