Source: Pasadena Now
Researchers at the Caltech Brain Imaging Center found that participants in a study were more likely to gamble when they saw peers doing so.
Source: The New York Times
Diane Ackerman contemplates the wildlife that creeps into our urban habitats.
Source: The Chicago Tribune
Survival experts discuss what the Thai soccer team that was trapped in a cave did right to get through the two weeks before they were rescued.
Source: The Washington Post
It may seem obvious that nature benefits humans, but you might be surprised to learn how much!
Source: How Stuff Works
Have you ever been in a car on a hot day and seen water on the road far away, only to find that there’s nothing there? If so, you’ve seen a trick of the light called a mirage. This article explains what causes mirages and the different types you might see.
Source: National Geographic
On March 26, 2012, James Cameron made a solo 6.83-mile journey to the Challenger Deep, the deepest known point in the ocean. Cameron completed the dangerous trek in a single-seat submersible named the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER. What risks did Cameron encounter on his journey, and what did he hope to discover? Learn more about the mission at this official site.
Roz Savage was the first woman to row solo across three oceans. Here, she talks about how her first voyage; how it came about that she gave up her normal life to row solo across the Atlantic, the obstacles that she faced, and how she overcame them.
Source: The Christian Science Monitor
Butterflies may have tiny brains, but they manage an impressive feat of navigation, even when blown off course.
Source: American Red Cross
Read through all four tabs for information on being prepared, responding during, and recovering after a landslide.
Source: Psychology Today
Infants are afraid of strangers, but what about heights? When do people start to have fear of heights?