Photographer Captures Shot of “Frozen” White Rainbow in Scotland

December 17, 2019 at 3:24 pm

This mystical colorless rainbow lasted less than five minutes, just long enough to capture proof it existed

Humans Aren’t the Only Mammals Who Rely on Grandmas to Babysit: Orcas Do Too

December 17, 2019 at 2:41 pm

Orca calves have a much higher chance of survival if their grandmas are around, new study finds

Decorate an Outdoor Christmas Tree With Edible Ornaments for the Animals

December 16, 2019 at 3:16 pm

Save a tree and some animals by taking the Christmas tree tradition outdoors

Young People Can’t Remember How Much More Wildlife There Used to Be

December 14, 2019 at 2:02 pm

Only the elderly remember how many more birds, bees, butterflies and bunnies used to inhabit their backyards. Sadly, the young don’t realize they’re disappearing.

Norwegian Forest Cats: The Pets of the Vikings

December 13, 2019 at 8:12 pm

The “mystic wildcat of fairy tales” is quickly becoming a favorite family pet in Northern Europe

Tree Resins: The Long Forgotten “Miracle” Medicines are Making a Comeback

December 12, 2019 at 7:04 pm

Modern science is proving the medicinal value of frankincense, myrrh and other tree resins, which have been used for millennia to treat everything from toothaches to leprosy

Dogs are Born with Ears and Tails. They Should Get to Keep Them.

December 11, 2019 at 6:29 pm

Tail docking and ear cropping are extremely painful, totally unnecessary procedures that handicap dogs for life.

EPA Approves Farmers’ Use of “Cyanide Bombs” to Kill Coyotes, Foxes, Wolves and Mountain Lions

December 10, 2019 at 5:27 pm

The controversial “pesticide” bombs kill thousands of wild animals a year to protect livestock

Dead wolf or coyote near detonated cyanide bomb. Credit: Center for Biological Diversity

December Night Sky Full of Spectacular Sights in 2019, Old Farmer’s Almanac Says

December 9, 2019 at 6:56 pm

Don’t miss the bright planets tomorrow, the full Cold Moon on the 11th, and the best meteor shower of the year on the 13th

The White Envelope: A Christmas Story for People Who Hate Christmas

December 8, 2019 at 4:02 pm

How a plain, white envelope changed everything for a man who hated Christmas