Despite manmade paper snowflakes looking the same every year, scientists say the old saying is true: no two snowflakes are alike – if they’re large enough, that is. Find out more and see examples here!
Nature’s own light show, the aurora borealis, or Northern lights, have been dazzling observers for, well, as long as there have been observers. But what is it?
You may have lived somewhere that you feel has to be one of the wettest places on the planet – but what really is the rainiest place on earth?
Is it true that you can figure out the temperature based on a cricket’s chirps? Yes, you can – and here’s how to do it.
Air conditioning is one of those modern conveniences we much about – until we don’t have one or it breaks. How do air conditioners work?
When it’s over 100 degrees outside, is it finally hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk?
Find out about American dust storms here – along with why they’re called haboobs – and find out how they can be dangerous.
It’s a basic question, but most people still don’t know: Why is the sky blue? Here’s a basic explanation that will get you a win at trivia or on a school report.