POV Footage Of Falcons Hunting Is Better Than Most Action Movies

Suzanne Kane, a researcher at Haverford College, found an accurate and thoroughly thrilling method to track a falcon's hunting strategy: strap a camera to the bird and study the results. With the help of some falconers, Kane compiled awesome footage of some falcons taking down prey. Thanks to YouTube, we can watch… » 1/17/14 12:26am 1/17/14 12:26am

An Exploration Game Helped Me Realize Why Nature Kind of Sucks

I've never really been one for the appreciation of the "great outdoors." Take me out of my skyscraper rainforest, ground me in something other than the tangled detritus of concrete streets and roads, and I become unmoored. I blame it on my upbringing: I was largely sheltered, and as a result my outdoorsmanship was… » 5/23/12 1:00pm 5/23/12 1:00pm

Chimpanzees Take Us Beyond Good And Evil

Annexing territory, sending out scouting groups, beating enemies to death, and eating babies. It may sound like a plot to a particularly violent video game, but it's really just chimpanzees, giving us some serious insight into human nature. » 6/24/10 5:20pm 6/24/10 5:20pm