iOS app Android app

Planet Earth

Jacqueline Howard

Earth's Interior Is Way More Complicated Than You Thought

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.25.2014 | Science

Earth's interior is way more complicated than you probably thought -- turns out it has molten metal and hidden oceans, and parts of it are hotter than...

5 Ways To Explore The Amazing Planet Earth Without Leaving Your Computer

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.25.2014 | Green

If you're sitting at your desk, wishing you were elsewhere, we have the perfect solution for you. Below are five live-streams that allow you to app...

Sharks Just Got A Lot More Dope

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.30.2014 | Comedy

Snoop Dogg is finally back to talk about more animizzles in another dope edition of "Plizzanet Earth." The Dogg already had an episode where he cov...

Dramatic Change Detected In Earth's Protective Field

LiveScience | Kelly Dickerson | Posted 07.10.2014 | Science

Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from huge blasts of deadly solar radiation, has been weakening over the past six months, according ...

Snoop Dogg Talking About Animals Is The Shizzle

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.01.2014 | Comedy

This new documentary is the shizzle, dizzle. Because he is so fascinated by the world, Jimmy Kimmel teamed up with the top dog in the nature busine...

Spaceship Earth: Are you are passenger or a crew member?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.29.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully, nor for much longer, unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as c...

22 Technicolor Dreamscapes You Won't Believe Are Real, Actual Places In Nature

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.19.2014 | Green

We are delighted by colorful displays of fireworks, tickled by the profundity of a psychedelic art exhibit. Even walls of glossy graffiti stop us in o...

Living in a Plastic World

Marc Ross | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Marc Ross

Supporting our culture of convenience is a pervasive material that, while seemingly harmless in our car's cup holders, actually does so much damage to our planet. But it is not an issue to be taken lightly anymore.

Old Rocks Yield New Theory Of Young Earth's Atmosphere

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 03.24.2014 | Science

Today's climate change doesn't hold a candle to the chemical warfare waged on Earth more than 2 billion years ago. Before plants discovered the powe...

WATCH: Our Planet's Water Came From WHERE!?

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.11.2014 | Science

Where exactly did water on Earth come from? The answer may surprise you. As explained in the latest episode of the Youtube science series MinuteEar...

Balancing Act

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.05.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Elizabeth G. Craig My boys have been sick all week with fevers. A little bit of the sniffles, too, but mostly this incessant fever...

Milky Way Teeming With Billions Of Earth-Size Planets

AP/NASA | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.05.2013 | Science

By SETH BORENSTEIN, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Space is vast, but it may not be so lonely after all: A study finds the ...

How to Control Your Kid's Smartphone Addiction

Michael Gilin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Michael Gilin

We indeed live in a super technological era, but it doesn't mean that kids should grow completely digitized.

Save the Whales, Save Ourselves: Why Whales Matter

Joel Reynolds | Posted 12.17.2013 | Green
Joel Reynolds

They inspire awe, because they're magnificent, massive, beautiful, powerful, and mysterious. Like giant sequoias but mammals -- like us, except on a prehistoric, mythological, global scale. Everything about them is huge -- their size, their sounds, their range, their strength, their history.

EXPLAINED: Puzzling Shift Of Earth's Magnetic Field

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 10.10.2013 | Science

Earth's magnetic field shields the planet from charged particles streaming from the sun, keeping it from becoming a barren, Mars-like rock. For more ...

Visiting Hawaii This Winter? Watch This Film Before You Arrive

Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

“It was nature’s greatest experiment in evolution, an experiment that asked a big question: What would happen if you put the world’s most active...

What Ancient Rocks Reveal About Life On Earth, Other Planets

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 09.26.2013 | Science

Oxygen may have filled Earth's atmosphere hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought, suggesting that sunlight-dependent life aki...

Innovation Earth: The World As It Could Be

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

For three years, I wrote the green advice column for this page. As a lifelong environmentalist, penning my previous column, Eco Etiquette, was cathart...

Make a Wish Upon the Shooting Stars This Weekend

Donna Henes | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

On any average night, away from urban light, five or six such fiery space fragments appear as shooting or falling stars every hour. When our annual revolution takes us through zones heavily littered with disintegrated comet trash, we see the spectacular sky shows called meter showers.

'Now... Where Are Those Females?'

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.11.2013 | Comedy

You know David Attenborough as the king of all narration. In this amazing video he reaches heights beyond BBC Wildlife and Planet Earth voice overs, a...

Earth: Love It or Leave It

Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D. | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D.

In her new book, The Green Boat, Pipher argues that there is still time to save our fragile planet -- but this will involve changing our thinking and actions in significant ways.

Biocide: A Memorial Day for Planet Earth

William Astore | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
William Astore

For our children and their children, Memorial Day weekend may become a time to reflect on another loved one lost: Mother Earth.

This Earth Day, Be a Hero

Dina Khayal | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Dina Khayal

Despite the great progress that has been made since the first Earth Day, environmentalists still need your help and ongoing support to protect and preserve the planet, and its creatures. There are so many ways to get involved this Earth Day.

Yelp Reviews on Life

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.22.2013 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Much like chocolate and peanut butter, Mork and Mindy, Jack and Coke, certain things just belong together. Which is why it's about time that the follo...

Violence, Redemption, and the Power of Song

Shyla Nelson | Posted 05.04.2013 | Impact
Shyla Nelson

In the wake of the trauma, I was at war with my own body. I stopped eating and began wasting away. Singing became excruciating, then impossible, until I completely lost my voice.