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Climate & Energy

Strawberries should not be growing in the Arctic Circle, and yet here they are

Greenland is not farm country. But the climate here is changing fast enough that chefs and farmers are finding that they can grow produce they never dreamed of before.

Climate & Energy

Climate change is killing the corn cob pipe

Higher temperatures and drought are hurting the quality of corn cobs and causing trouble for the country's last corn cob pipe producer.

Cities

Do trees fight crime in Philadelphia?

More greenery is linked to lower crime rates, a new study finds.

Living

Scientists: To save the lions, fence them in

While it's romantic and all to think about lions roaming free, the reality is that lions that are not roaming free -- that are living in fenced-in reserves -- are doing better than the ones who can wander wherever they …

Climate & Energy

What climate hawks can (and can’t) learn from public-health campaigns

The public health community has learned a lot about what motivates people to change behavior -- and what doesn't. Climate hawks, listen up.

Living

This howling pack of wolves will make the hair stand up on your neck

The wolves at Indiana's Wolf Creek Habitat rescue program can't go back to the wild, so they just have to band together and hang out, making super spooky sounds.

Living

Stunning time-lapse video shows four hours of aurora borealis in two minutes

This video makes the sky over Sweden look like the world's best executive desk toy.

Living

This gizmo will help you recover your bike from evil bike thieves

It's possible to set it to a level of sensitivity so delicate that if anyone so much as jostles your bike, you will hear about it, via text message or email.

Living

Baby chicken whose father is a duck is either a new hope for extinct species or a sign of the End Times

A duck fathered a chicken. This could provide a way for scientists to shore up endangered or even previously extinct species, or it could be the precursor to dogs and cats living together.