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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

The environmental price of convenience, hilariously conveyed Saturday, January 31, 20150

The environmental price of convenience, hilariously conveyed

The silly horror of the K-Cup phenomenon in a short film
That Dirty Congress Thursday, January 29, 20150

That Dirty Congress

The Keystone Pipeline vote is just one bit of dirty congressional legislation
Best of Intentions Thursday, January 29, 20150

Best of Intentions

Everyone loves monarch butterflies. Everyone wants to help them.
Snowflake, mega-magnified Tuesday, January 27, 20150

Snowflake, mega-magnified

If you're thinking of snowflakes, here is an electron micrograph scan mega-magnified.
Blue is the Color of Pollution Monday, January 26, 20150

Blue is the Color of Pollution

When is the color blue a sign of serious water pollution?
2015: The Year Salt Lake City Sees the 'Big One'? Sunday, January 25, 20150

2015: The Year Salt Lake City Sees the 'Big One'?

Sobering statistics about the city's vulnerability to a serious earthquake.
@Bill_Nye_tho's Cool Ass Animal of the Week: Chameleons Sunday, January 25, 20150

@Bill_Nye_tho's Cool Ass Animal of the Week: Chameleons

Guest blogger @Bill_Nye_tho returns with another Cool Ass Animal of the Week
Infrared Exposures Saturday, January 24, 20150

Infrared Exposures

You too can ponder space and time like a famous cosmologist...so start pondering!
God Explains Why He Created Climate Change Skeptics Friday, January 23, 20150

God Explains Why He Created Climate Change Skeptics

Denying Science Thursday, January 10, 20190

Denying Science

Rejecting 'magic beans'.

What is Invisible? Tuesday, January 8, 20190

What is Invisible?

Dealing with the invisible.

Low-cost Reforestation Monday, January 7, 20190

Low-cost Reforestation

Successful reforesation that 'works with nature'.

When Big is Better Sunday, January 6, 20190

When Big is Better

Think 'big data'.

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland Friday, January 4, 20190

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost a 1000 years ago.

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back Thursday, January 3, 20190

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

An animated story of de-extension.

New Years Flyby Tuesday, January 1, 20190

New Years Flyby

A robotic explorer beyond the known frontier.

Caving on Mars Monday, December 31, 20180

Caving on Mars

Living underground on Mars.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 Saturday, December 29, 20180

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety Friday, December 28, 20180

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

A "12 Step" program for fossil fuel sobriety.

A Rover's Photo Album Thursday, December 27, 20180

A Rover's Photo Album

Martian geology seen by Curiosity. 

A Frozen Crater Lake Tuesday, December 25, 20180

A Frozen Crater Lake

A lake on Mars.

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space Friday, December 21, 20180

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A photograph that changed perceptions.

Surf's Up, Way Up Wednesday, December 19, 20180

Surf's Up, Way Up

Stay well back!

Rare Bird Rediscovered Tuesday, December 18, 20180

Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rediscovered cloud forest species.

Plant Intelligence Monday, December 17, 20180

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Plant of the Month Saturday, December 15, 20180

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

Life on Mars, 2020 Thursday, December 13, 20180

Life on Mars, 2020

A new Mars rover will search for past life.