Science News: 11/13/13

Happy Wednesday, everybody! Lots of good news this week, from asteroids that aren’t going to kill us all to several awesome new species (and babies of everyone’s favorite new species of the year). Also, updates on the supposed global wine shortage and early puberty epidemic. On the terrible end of the spectrum, though, there’s Haiyan. Read More Science News: 11/13/13

Weird Wild Nature: Animal Edition

Science isn’t all weird animals and mind-blowing facts, but today that’s exactly what the doctor ordered. I mean, let’s be honest: after last week’s discussion of genetically modified organisms and the general “oh my god what is going to happen to this country” election stress of last Tuesday, this feels like a day to point out the amazing and weird ways that nature finds a way. Read More Weird Wild Nature: Animal Edition