Following nature's lead, scientists think they've made the most waterproof fabric ever.
Articles tagged "nature"
Satellite-tagged birds are sending real-time automatic blog updates to the web as they fly around. It's like LiveJournal for red kites.
As a Dirtbag, Peter Hoffmeister lived with bears and stole food from luxury hotels to survive in Yosemite National Park. The he wrote a book about it, fortunately.
The females have eye patches, the males have sickle-like arms. Be wary.
The Force is not strong in this one.
Despite all the fear mongering prose, though, this cicada invasion should be epic in the best of ways.
The thing is, you probably are a shitty dancer.
Dora is the most metal bird of prey.
Bad news, America. The frankenfish is back.
A new study points to trees as smog conspirators.
This is why we have so many hybrid moth species.
Using Photoshop, green screens, and lots of naked people, Musco fuses art, humanity and nature.
This is how the natural world should be shared.
Awesome is the only word for what's happening in one hellish little corner of Russia right now.
Getting away from your phone cuts down on distractions, but being in nature may be more beneficial than that.
Humans have DNA tests and Maury. Less complex mammals have evolved other methods.
Wait, what? New Higgs boson results? Did you think it was over? Oh hell no. "A post today":http://profmattstrassler.com/2012/11/14/higgs-results-at-kyoto/ from physicist Matt Strassler discussing the newest Higgs findings puts it well, "Knowledge…
So who's it going to be? Who's going to kick off the armed conflict over those precious oil and gas reserves in the Arctic? Russia? Nah, they're a bunch of crotchety has-beens. Norway? Denmark? Nope—too Scandinavian, too neutral, too peaceful.
Remember that time you, like, totally owned that Zizek thesis in art semiotics? Or that degree you got in post-reunification Germanic studies? Or how you were – no big deal, guys – a National Merit Finalist? Yeah, well, hate to break it to you Ei…
A handful of gas stations in Northern California made history this week by becoming the first to offer algae-based diesel fuel at the pump. At select stations in Redwood City, Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose, the algae fuel company Solazyme will be of…
The harp sponge is the sort of thing you look at and just think "this exists." A lot of deep-sea life fits that category, but just look at this thing. A harp, upside-down chandelier, or whatever you want to see, it's thing created by nothing more tha…
On the night Sandy hit New York City, intrepid and often wacky filmmaker Casey Neistat went out on bikes with a friend and made an incredible video portrait of lower Manhattan like I’ve never seen it before.
Sandy, the Frankenstorm, may be nearly history, but the hurricane season is just hitting its stride. We’ve got until November 30, after all, to keep the hatches battened, and it’s anyone’s guess what kind of dervishes the mid-Atlantic will be c…