Writer and researcher Tom Winterbottom argues that the key to enjoying nature is to slow down.
Because humans have a relatively low metabolism, they might survive longer than other species. This article explains more about the theory.
Source: The Atlantic
Is the natural world a better place for young children to learn than the classroom? Read to learn about the benefits some researchers see in providing preschoolers with an outdoor education.
Source: Scientific American
This article explores the connections between vision and the other senses when it comes to our experience of eating and drinking.
Source: Modern Dog Magazine
There’s a very good reason why people refer to a persuasive facial expression as “puppy dog eyes.” Read about one dog owner’s experiences with canine communication.
Source: The Kid Should See This
Seventh-grader Gitanjali Rao created a lead-in-water detection tool in response to the Flint water crisis. Watch the videos to learn more about her invention.
Source: Popular Science
Look at the infographic for a quick breakdown of the cost to live on Mars.
Reducing or eliminating meat consumption reduces our toll on Earth’s resources. Read about how people are searching for meat-free and sustainable food options.
Source: Smithsonian Magazine
A recent study suggests that bees may grasp the concept of zero. Read the article to learn more about what this discovery means.
In Los Angeles, an anthropologist is using equations to teach police about how street gangs operate.