Cats playing the piano have nothing on the musical talents of humpback whales. While whales don't have vocal cords like humans do, they create beautiful songs by pushing air through their giant nas…50 comments
For many of us, 3 o’clock in the afternoon is the low point in our days. The morning coffee has worn off, the end of the day is just beyond reach, and our willpower seems to disappear completely. Inst…139 comments
Electronics beep and buzz, music blares, traffic zooms. Everyday noise is more than just irritating — it can have a nasty impact on our health. Here's what you can do to quiet the clamor. Noi…35 comments
On Dot Earth for The New York Times, environmental journalist Andrew Revkin examines the efforts to balance human affairs with Earth's limits, tracking relevant developments "from suburbia to Siber…43 comments
Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!