Mother Nature Network

Oct 20

8 men taking a stand against domestic violenceThese male feminists are inspiring — no matter your gender.

8 men taking a stand against domestic violence
These male feminists are inspiring — no matter your gender.

How to see the Orionid meteor shower at its peakThe best time to watch is around 1 a.m. or 2 a.m. local time, but you could also stay warm in your bed and watch the meteor shower online.

How to see the Orionid meteor shower at its peak
The best time to watch is around 1 a.m. or 2 a.m. local time, but you could also stay warm in your bed and watch the meteor shower online.

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10 super creatures trying to take over the worldThese organisms offer a window into extreme adaptation — and bolsters the adage: That which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

10 super creatures trying to take over the world
These organisms offer a window into extreme adaptation — and bolsters the adage: That which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

Use baking soda for easy-to-peel hard-boiled eggsOur food blogger couldn’t figure out why her hard-boiled eggs, which she’s cooked for years, were looking so beat up — until she learned this trick.

Use baking soda for easy-to-peel hard-boiled eggs
Our food blogger couldn’t figure out why her hard-boiled eggs, which she’s cooked for years, were looking so beat up — until she learned this trick.

Your brain has a biological response to a good bookNew research reveals that reading a novel can ‘trick’ your brain and ‘transport you into the body of the protagonist.’

Your brain has a biological response to a good book
New research reveals that reading a novel can ‘trick’ your brain and ‘transport you into the body of the protagonist.’

How to make kefir (and what it is, if you don’t know)The texture and flavor of this yogurt-like drink makes it a wonderful addition to baked goods and more.

How to make kefir (and what it is, if you don’t know)
The texture and flavor of this yogurt-like drink makes it a wonderful addition to baked goods and more.

Fabien Cousteau talks about living under the seaThe underwater veteran and his team were able to collect three years’ worth of data outside of the 21-year-old Aquarius Reef Base.

Fabien Cousteau talks about living under the sea
The underwater veteran and his team were able to collect three years’ worth of data outside of the 21-year-old Aquarius Reef Base.

Puppy-sized spider surprises and scares scientistDespite 2-inch fangs, barb-like hair and venom, the spider doesn’t pose much of a threat to humans.

Puppy-sized spider surprises and scares scientist
Despite 2-inch fangs, barb-like hair and venom, the spider doesn’t pose much of a threat to humans.

5 reasons low gas prices are badAmong the negative consequences are more accidents and fewer green car sales.

5 reasons low gas prices are bad
Among the negative consequences are more accidents and fewer green car sales.