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The Crazy New Camera Tech That Made Planet Earth 2 Possible

Wired | Posted 03.27.2017 | Technology

By David Pierce for WIRED. Plenty of people know that leopards wander the streets of Mumbai, but few people ever see them. The elusive cats hunt at ...

These Quick Videos Will Reduce Your Stress In An Instant

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.24.2017 | Healthy Living

It’s been a rough couple of months in terms of stress, to say the least. Luckily, Mother Nature has our backs. A recent study from the University of...

Trump Burns Downton Abbey To The Ground (and worse)

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics
Michael Rosenblum

The Trump Budget, which will be sent to Congress on Thursday, among many things, eviscerates funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The ...

Nature Docs Might Offer Relief From Anxious News Cycles

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.13.2017 | Entertainment

If the news of the day keeps stressing you out, the BBC has a message for you: Go watch “Planet Earth II.” That’s not just because the network i...

Everything You Need To Know About The Baby Iguana Scene From 'Planet Earth II'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.27.2017 | Arts

Watching baby iguanas run for their lives across a beach looming with deadly snakes ― snakes that would love nothing more than to strangle the tiny ...

Leaving the Age of Disconnect

Robert Koehler | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics
Robert Koehler

It's too easy simply to blame Donald Trump for the void that's suddenly apparent at the center of American government -- or will be on Jan. 20. In fa...

25 GIFs From 'Planet Earth II' That Show How Tragicomic Nature Can Be

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.05.2016 | Green

Whet your appetite for the upcoming U.S. launch of the “Planet Earth II” series with these 25 sublime GIFs from the show. From flirting to facepla...

#TrumpNarratesPlanetEarth Goes Pretty Much The Way You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.15.2016 | Comedy

President-elect Donald Trump has already begun selecting a transition team to help his move into the White House. And would you believe that some of h...

No Surprise, The 'Planet Earth II' Trailer Is Totally Epic

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.17.2016 | Green

After 10 years of waiting like a predator surveying its prey, the trailer for “Planet Earth II” was released to the masses on Friday. Naturally, t...

Mother Nature - Still on the Run

Gay Browne | Posted 10.13.2016 | Green
Gay Browne

While my tastes in music have expanded over the years, in my heart I am and always will be a rock and roll girl, which is what inspired me to go with ...

Reflections on the Anthropocene

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.01.2016 | Green
Robert Koehler

"However these debates will unfold, the Anthropocene represents a new phase in the history of both humankind and of the Earth, when natural forces and...

'Planet Earth' With Aziz Ansari Subtitles Is Way Too Real For Us

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 08.04.2016 | Weird News

Did you know that animals go clubbing and have existential crises, too? Wildlife, they’re just like us. Okay, that’s not totally true. But a Netfl...

What's at Risk this Election? Oh, Just Planet Earth.

Nora Turriago | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Nora Turriago

To all the global warming naysayers: book a ticket to Cusco, Peru. Once the capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco now claims a less desirable title: land of the highest levels of ultraviolet radiation on Earth.

How to Spot a Miracle -- In the Meadow, the Woods and the Wetland

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 05.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara Falconer Newhall

The San Juan Islands -- water and woodlands. Photo by Barbara Newhall Want to experience a miracle? Take a walk on one of Washington state's San Jua...

The Beauty Industry Transformed By A Woman With A Genuine Consciousness For Planet Earth.

Charmaine Carraway | Posted 03.11.2017 | Women
Charmaine Carraway

Lisa C. Alexander, founder of LAFACE, is a woman who understands the importance of women reaching the potential of their beauty. Not just by feeling b...

The Planet Is Sending Us a Message

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 01.28.2017 | Green
Jamie Scanlon

Whilst we humans may not all be aware of this, we often forget that the house we live in, the Earth and it's other residents in nature do not miss a beat and are constantly sending us messages.

Go Large: The Power of Exponential Thinking

Owen Gaffney | Posted 07.31.2016 | Science
Owen Gaffney

For lovers of exponential thinking, the best place on Earth - and so by default the solar system - to immerse yourself in such ideas might be Silicon ...

Smart Planet: 20 Inventions Boosting Global IQ

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.28.2016 | Business
Tom Vander Ark

Technology and learning innovations are in the process of boosting global IQ. As they become less expensive and more widely available, they will connect billions of young people to the idea economy. Following is a list of 20 categories where new tools are beginning to, or likely to, make a big difference in access to quality learning opportunities.

This Is Our Home - So Please Help Care For It

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 05.27.2016 | Green
The University of Central Florida Forum

I love the movie "Contact" about a scientist played by Jodie Foster, who has an extraordinary experience traveling through space. In the end, when she could not explain the experience, she ended up finding her faith in something unexplainable.

Filming 'Planet Earth' Was Even Crazier Than The Documentary Itself

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment

It's strange to think how we can now watch the BBC's "Planet Earth" on Netflix, curled up in our pajamas with all the blankets, cookies and other crea...

Sara Boboltz

Nature Documentaries Are Way More Fake Than You Thought | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment

Filming animals takes a long, boring time -- but some of the things producers have done to speed things up may surprise you.

'Planet Earth' Now Available To Stream On Netflix

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.22.2015 | Entertainment

Just in time for Earth Day, Netflix announced that it has partnered with BBC Worldwide North America to stream every scientist's and/or stoner's favor...

The Culture of Transhumanism Is About Self-Improvement

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.07.2015 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

Over the last few years, I've received various reactions from the public about my articles on transhumanism. Those reactions have ranged all across the board--from spewing hatred to mocking skepticism to genuine interest.

My Kid Is an Animal! (And So Is Yours)

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The mission of the Unjunk Yourself videos is to take some of the messages about health passed around among concerned adults and convert them into a medium that is of, by, and for kids themselves.

Scientists Find Big Surprise In Earth's Core

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.10.2015 | Science

An international team of researchers has discovered one of Earth's deepest, darkest secrets: our planet's inner core -- once thought to be a ball of s...