Study: The More Trees We’re Surrounded By, The Lower Our Stress Levels

September 21, 2018 at 3:49 pm




Lining city streets with trees reduces physiological symptoms of stress in humans. The thicker the tree cover, the lower the stress levels, study finds.

Trees “Look After Each Other” and “Form Bonds Like Old Couples”

August 19, 2018 at 7:38 pm




Trees form friendships, look after each other, and even “cuddle,” claims author of The Hidden Life of Trees

Fugitive Flamingo Spotted in Texas 13 Years After Escaping Kansas Zoo

June 28, 2018 at 1:36 pm




The renegade flamingo flew the coop on the 4th of July in 2005, and has since found a friend, a Caribbean flamingo blown in by a tropical storm

Flamingo #492 escaped Witchita Zoo 13 years ago. Now hangs out with the seagulls near Corpus Christi.

Yosemite Spends $40 Million to Protect 500 Giant Sequioas

June 19, 2018 at 3:33 pm




Tourism was hurting the grove of 2000-year-old trees that inspired Yosemite National Park, so it just spent $40 million rerouting roads, trams and trails away from the trees and restoring their habitat

A Hawaiian Volcano is Literally Erupting Gemstones Right Now

June 14, 2018 at 6:54 pm




Little green gemstones are raining out of the sky in Hawaii

These Bees Make Flower-Petal Nests for Their Babies

June 2, 2018 at 5:09 am




Mothers of a rare bee species build beautiful “petal-mache” cocoons for each of their eggs

Trees Have a “Heartbeat,” Scientists Discover

April 29, 2018 at 1:22 pm





‍‌Researchers discover trees have a “heartbeat,” it’s just so slow we’ve never noticed before

10 Foods That Look Super Cool While They’re Growing

April 4, 2018 at 11:58 pm




Check out how bizarre these foods look on the vine, bush, tree or shooting out of the ground

Most of us have no idea where our food comes from, much less what it looks like when it’s growing. Here’s a look at some of the unusual ways plant foods grow.

Cashews grow on the outside of a fruit and look like strange little creatures out of Alice and Wonderland:

Spiral Shaped Beehives Mystify Scientists (Video)

March 3, 2018 at 1:53 pm




Scientists baffled by the mysterious spiral-shaped fortresses of curious species of “stingless” bees in Australia.

Not only do Australia’s sugarbag bees not sting, they are brilliant architects, building amazing spiral-shaped hives.

Planet of the Apes – Orangutan Masters Hand Saw

January 28, 2017 at 3:27 pm

A clip from a new PBS series called Spy in The Wild shows an orangutan sawing through tree branches. The curious apes apparently learned the skill by watching nearby humans and then borrowing their tools.

Spy in the Wild features look-alike animal robots spy on wild animals in their natural habitats to discover their “natural” behaviors. The series premieres Feb. 1.