Hunting Coyotes in Cities Only Makes Coyote Populations GrowThis time, conservation management isn’t a good reason to go hunting.
It’s Not the Heat. It’s the Humidity.As climate change progresses, it’s not just warmth that will hurt us. It's the humid heat.
There Is No Ban on Words at the CDCBut you don’t need to parse the language of the Trump administration to understand its goals.
Trump Wants to Go to the Moon. Do Private Space Companies?Space exploration is done via partnership these days, and the private sector is generally less enthused about more moon landings.
Astronomers Just Photographed a Nursery of StarsIt sure sounds cute, but it is really quite violent.
Is That Starving Polar Bear Dying From Climate Change? Probably Not.Climate change is certainly killing polar bears, but this photo may just depict disease. It can still help us better understand what’s a stake.
Patagonia Won't Be QuietThe apparel company wants profit and good PR. It also won't back down against the Trump administration.
The California Wildfires Have Ravaged These Areas the WorstThe images are like something from an apocalyptic film.
Trump’s Cuts to National Monuments Hurt Native Americans MostThis isn’t just about the great outdoors.
REI Shouldn’t Get Anti-Consumerist Credit for #OptOutsideIt’s a marketing campaign to get you to buy more outdoors gear later.
It’s Time to Let Go of Our Dreams of Going to VenusYes, some people had these dreams! But the yellow planet should be left alone for at least a few million years.
Want to Win a Nobel Prize? Retract a Paper.This advice is both hyperbolic and not nearly as crazy as it sounds.
Can You Use This Data Set to Find Serial Killers?The New Yorker’s recent piece on the Murder Accountability Project was fascinating. It also led us to look closely at the data it uses—and we have some advice for would-be serial killer detectors.
Is This Cigar-Shaped Asteroid Watching Us?Scientists are tracking it because they think that maybe—just maybe!—it might be.
Humans Run Experiments, a Robot Writes the PaperThe future of automated scientific writing is upon us—and that's a good thing.
A British Grocer Is Selling an Avocado Without a PitApparently a lot of people are cutting their hands while slicing the fruit.
Downwind From the FiresMy town was spared by the infernos tearing through Southern California. We’re still in danger.
Wild Animals Do Not Need to Be Saved From FiresSure, the video is cute. It’s also a terrible precedent, please stop sharing it.
Guys, Glitter Is Not the Real Enemy HereA global ban on glitter would be nice and all, but its impact would be negligible.
Can You Brew Beer in Space?Budweiser is sending barley seeds into orbit next month. That’s just the beginning.
Report: Keystone Pipeline Has Leaked Much More Than ExpectedThere was only expected to be a significant leak once every seven to 11 years.
Why Do People Applaud When Planes Land?Actually, they don’t. But imagine how annoying it would be if they did.