Category: Outside

Summer 2016 Was The ‘Summer Of Floods’

This summer was a devastating showcase of the powerful rains and floods Americans can expect to see more often as the planet warms. Floods were so catastrophic between June and August this year that...

How the Australian Galah Got its Name in a Muddle

When biologists formally publish a scientific description of a new species, they give it a unique scientific name that is forever linked to a single, preserved specimen in a natural history collection. Much later,...

Cool Optical Illusions Compilation

These are some amazing optical illusions.  A cool optical illusion is something very interesting to see.  Optical illusions can make you see things. Check out this ultimate optical illusions compilation

How Pluto’s Moon Charon Got Its Dusty Red Cap

  For the north pole of Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, winter is always coming. A new study in Nature by Lowell Observatory astronomer Will Grundy suggests a mixture of those long, frigid winters, the...