January 31, 2022

Elders of the Forest

The wail of the Indri lemur signals the mating season of these primates that some tribes consider the ancestors of humans.

January 28, 2022

Loons Migrate

The Common Loon is anything but common, and they’re on their way South.

January 27, 2022

Bison Winter at Yellowstone

Even the “chief of all animals” must struggle to survive the winter.

January 26, 2022

It May Sound Like a Harley, But..

The voices of mating elephant seals on Ano Nuevo island.

January 25, 2022

It Knocks a Great Hole in Winter

The Up Helly Aa festival gives the people of the Shetland Islands a chance to torch a replica of a Viking galley.

January 24, 2022

Northern Elephant Seals Mate

Sex, violence, and the two ton marine mammals.

January 21, 2022

Desert Wind

Poetry and Sounds of the Anza Borego Desert

January 20, 2022

Teakettle Acoustics

How does a tea kettle make its whistling sound? The answer isn’t as simple as it may seem.

January 19, 2022

Removing Nanoparticles

A new water-purifying technology may provide a way to remove nanoparticles from our waterways.

January 18, 2022

Recovering Waste Products from Contaminated Water

Is it possible to both clean up contaminated water and reclaim useful elements from the waste?

January 17, 2022

Revolutionizing Water Treatment

A new invention could revolutionize the way we treat contaminated water.

January 14, 2022

Cleaning Up Water with the Power of a Tornado

One of nature’s most destructive forces has inspired a new technology.

January 13, 2022

Tornadic One-Pass

The power of a tornado offers a possible solution to clean polluted waterways.

January 12, 2022


Hatsumode is the ritual first visit of the year to a Japanese Shinto or Buddhist temple.

January 11, 2022

In the Presence of Royalty

Haitian Vodou is a source of strength and solace to its followers, in the face of widespread poverty and despair.

January 10, 2022

Dancing the Machete

The ritual of Coupez Gateau is one of the ways the celebration of Epiphany has been incorporated into Haitian Vodou.

January 7, 2022

Day of the Kings

In Haiti, the feast of the Epiphany is celebrated in both Catholic and Vodou traditions.

January 6, 2022

Food Fit For Kings

Three Kings Day is a festival for the palate.

January 5, 2022

Twelfth Night

It’s said that at midnight on Twelfth Night, farm animals start talking.

January 4, 2022

Mummers Parade – History

The flamboyance of the Mummers’ Parade arose from the masquerade balls of Philadelphia society.

January 3, 2022

Mummers Parade – String Bands

Revered in Philadelphia since 1902.