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Four Disgusting Uses for Colorado River Water Thursday, May 30, 20130

Four Disgusting Uses for Colorado River Water

By Reilly Capps It's easy to wax poetic about rivers, to talk about them as the veins of the Earth, the coursing blood of a planet alive. Here...
Nuclear Fall-In: New Flicks Helping Nukes Change their Rep Wednesday, May 29, 20130

Nuclear Fall-In: New Flicks Helping Nukes Change their Rep

By Reilly Capps For years, America hated nuclear power with a steadfastness that seemed just as solid and unbreakable as an atom -- a greek word...

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

You Must Have at Least One Good Eye

To get shots like these, you have to have patience and a good lens. But, mostly, you must have at least one eye -- preferably a good one. Photos...
The Last Ocean Wednesday, May 29, 20130

The Last Ocean

The Ross Sea in Antarctica is one of the last untouched bits of ocean anywhere. Its designation as a marine protected area is pending.
What America's Ballsiest Eco-Activist Says About Prison Will Surprise You Sunday, May 26, 20130

What America's Ballsiest Eco-Activist Says About Prison Will Surprise You

By Reilly Capps Tim DeChristopher's worst moment in prison: sick, hungry, beginning to feel like he was on his own. He worried that, by sending...
Living Tiny Sunday, May 26, 20130

Living Tiny

Some people are exploring small spaces and learning to 'live large' in the process.
What Made This Gentle Giant Kill? Saturday, May 25, 20130

What Made This Gentle Giant Kill?

By Reilly Capps What made an apparently gentle giant kill? After a Sea World trainer was killed by an orca, filmmakers set out to answer that...

Friday, May 24, 2013

The Magic Artificial Leaf

By Reilly Capps Daniel Nocera is one of the most exciting scientists in the world. He's working on doing nothing less than building an...
How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making Friday, May 24, 20130

How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making

By Reilly Capps  If you break down the essence of energy like you're talking to a kindergartner, it really comes down to one thing: the sun....
Social Distancing PSA Tuesday, March 24, 20200

Social Distancing PSA

Humor in the time of contagions.

Mountain Gorillas and COVID-19 Monday, March 23, 20200

Mountain Gorillas and COVID-19

Great Apes could contract the virus from us.

Visionary Buildings Sunday, March 22, 20200

Visionary Buildings

Desert illusions captured by a building.

Monitoring Forests Remotely Friday, March 20, 20200

Monitoring Forests Remotely

Monitoring deforestation by satellite.

Trusting Scientists Thursday, March 19, 20200

Trusting Scientists

Scientists deserve more respect.

Toolmaking Crows Wednesday, March 18, 20200

Toolmaking Crows

Crows in New Caledonia use tools.

Coronavirus Breakthroughs Monday, March 16, 20200

Coronavirus Breakthroughs

Portential treatments for the novel virus emerge.

Cornonavirus Map Saturday, March 14, 20200

Cornonavirus Map

Mapping a spreading virus.

The Hunt Thursday, March 12, 20200

The Hunt

Hunted from above and below.

Climate Hackers Wednesday, March 11, 20200

Climate Hackers

Addressing climate change with geo-engineering.

Want Sustainable Designs?....Apply Biomimicry Tuesday, March 10, 20200

Want Sustainable Designs?....Apply Biomimicry

Endless possibilities for sustainable designs.

Re-wilding Monday, March 9, 20200


Restoring once complex landscapes.

Super Termites Saturday, March 7, 20200

Super Termites

A real 'terminator' arrives.

Martian Panoramas Thursday, March 5, 20200

Martian Panoramas

Seeing Mars in Hi-Res.

Re-imagining Work Wednesday, March 4, 20200

Re-imagining Work

Being mindful to re-imagine work.
Biomimicry and Light Bulbs Tuesday, March 3, 20200

Biomimicry and Light Bulbs

Intelligent designs from nature.

Teaching Science in Virtual Labs Monday, March 2, 20200

Teaching Science in Virtual Labs

New tools for teaching science.

Rocks at Rest Sunday, March 1, 20200

Rocks at Rest

Imagine being a rock.