It’s been a long, crazy few months, but I am very excited about a project I’ve been heading up: my kids’ school is getting a spectacular sustainable outdoor classroom. The schools is one of 30 in Nebraska that is part
This is the cutest thing I’ve seen this week, because moose … in a sprinkler.
Beekeeping! It’s a great hobby. And if your bees do well (which isn’t a guarantee), they’ll eventually get a bit crowded. When that happens, they rear up some new queens by feeding eggs a special substance called “royal jelly.” (Tasty
Once up on a time, I was a beekeeper. Now it wasn’t my dream to work with bees. In fact, when my biology professor offered me a job in his lab for the summer, I almost turned him down. Because,
Scientists discover unusual deep-sea siphonophore Scientists discovered this remarkable creature, called a siphonophore, while exploring the ocean floor with a submarine. Although it looks a bit like a sawfish, it’s actually a relative of corals and jellies. Like its cnidarian
Scientists in Ecuador have discovered a frog with shape-shifting abilities. Researchers Katherine and Tim Krynak weren’t looking for shape-shifters. In fact, their discovery was a complete accident. They spotted a tiny, spike-covered frog they hadn’t seen before and took it
What’s 8 feet across, 14 feet long, and weighs almost 800 pounds? The world’s biggest freshwater fish. And it’s no ordinary fish, it’s a giant freshwater stingray, also known as a freshwater whipray. The ray was captured in Thailand’s Mae
Scientists now know how chameleons change colors. Known for their ability to blend in with the environment, chameleons have been famous for their color-changing abilities since Aristotle first described them over 2,000 years ago. Most of the time, chameleons are