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How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World

Lera Boroditsky once did a simple experiment: She asked people to close their eyes and point southeast. A room of distinguished professors in the U.S. pointed in almost every possible direction, whereas 5-year-old Australian aboriginal girls always got it right.<p>She says the difference lies in …

Where Can I Volunteer with Sea Turtles?

<i>A:</i><p>There are few species more in need of a helping hand than the sea turtle: All seven species are on threatened or endangered lists. And thanks to the turtles’ penchant for secluded, sandy beaches, altruists planning volunteer trips have exotic vacations in store—bonus!<p>Most volunteer work involves …

Turtles

Tree-Incarnation: Christmas Trees Return To Nature (A Poem)

<b>Listen · 3:36</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p><i>There are lots of creative Christmas tree recycling programs around the country, and in keeping with the holiday spirit, here are a few of them — set to verse.</i><p>It's the week after Christmas, and in every town<br>You'll see Christmas trees dying — their …

From Untold Billions To None: How Passenger Pigeons Went Extinct

Their population plummeted with the advent of the railroad and logging in the late 1800s.<p>It's hard to fathom how many passenger pigeons there once were, but writer Joel Greenberg tries to paint a picture in his book, <i>A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction</i>, as …

Birds

Amazing Nature: Lightning Creates Food Out of Thin Air

Though lightning can cause great damage, it can also create life-sustaining materials when it strikes air.<p>One of the substances found in the air is …