emmanuelle cb

19 Flips | 6 Magazines | 2 Following | @emmanuelle_cb | Keep up with emmanuelle cb on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “emmanuelle cb”

Elephants Use Their Trunks to Ace Intelligence Tests

Smells, and not sounds, seem to be the key to pachyderm cognition.<p>Say it ain't so, Dumbo. Elephants rely on their trunks and not those big ol' ears to find their way to food and likely to solve other puzzles, report scientists. (See: "Elephants at Risk.")<p>Elephants are renowned for their acute …

Four Water Resolutions for a Sustainable Planet

Wildlife<p>The Salmon River in Idaho, one of the very few well-protected rivers in the lower 48 states. Photo: Brian Richter<p>Most of us have been taught since childhood to be careful in our use of water. We’ve been encouraged to take shorter showers, not let the water faucet run while brushing our …

Surprise: Lizard Feeds Its Babies Feces

Wildlife<p><b>Talk about a crappy meal: The leopard tree iguana feeds her newborns feces, according to new research.</b><p>Found only in the Chilean Andes, <i>Liolaemus leopardinus</i> moms shove off just 24 hours after delivery, leaving their brood poop for a snack, according to new research led by Stanley Fox at …

Top Women Skiers Take Spotlight to Inspire Girls in Lynsey Dyer’s New Film

Girls ski too, you know. But when it comes to action sports movies, that fact isn’t always made clear. Big-mountain pro skier Lynsey Dyer aims to change that by making a film of her own. With the ambitious goal of inspiring more women to take on steep alpine terrain, she’s putting together an …

Dogs Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field

Wildlife<p>A German wirehaired pointer walking on a field. Photograph by Juniors Bildarchiv, Alamy<p><b>Dogs don’t need a compass: Your best friend can sense Earth’s magnetic field, say researchers who report that dogs preferentially align themselves facing north or south to do their business.</b><p>Dogs are well …

Japan's Newest Island Is Now Eight Times Bigger

Volcanic island merged with neighbor and resembles cartoon character Snoopy.<p>Japan's newest island keeps on growing, and it has now taken on a cartoonish look.<p>Previously called Niijima, the volcanic island that first broke above the Pacific Ocean on November 20 has merged with a neighboring …

Lightning Can Shape a Mountain!

A bolt from the blue has many powers. But until now, no one suspected that it is a major sculptor of mountains.<p>Stefan Grab has long been familiar with the power of the lightning bolts that regularly strike the Drakensberg Mountains of southern Africa. Nineteen years ago, the geomorphologist was …

Supermarkets should sell more ugly fruits and vegetables

Ever since I signed up for an organic, locally grown CSA (community supported agriculture) share, I’ve had to readjust my perspective on vegetables …

20,000 Displaced in Indonesia as Volcano Erupts 50 Times

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>A volcano on the western Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted more than 50 times on Saturday, sending clouds of gas up to …

Breathtaking timelapse video shows the beating heart of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (video)

A sea-to-summit project<p>If you liked House of the Sun, the timelapse video shot from atop a giant <i>dormant</i> volcano in Hawaii (large enough to fit …

Conscious Communication with Children

Our communication with our children should not place the focus on doing. We tend to rely on saying ”do this, don’t do that”, when we interact with …

Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …

This website is currently unavailable.

<b>Please check back soon.</b><p>If you are the owner of this website, please log in for additional<br>information or contact us as soon as possible.

From shoe shining to skin smoothing: 7 uses for overripe bananas

There they sit in the fruit bowl, doing the slow dance from green to golden to...way past perfect. Overripe bananas. It happens to the best of …

Why your family should quit using paper towels immediately

Paper towels create a major drain on the environment. Hopefully this isn’t news to you, but paper towels do actually come from trees. Now of course, …

Wild Birds Should Fly Free: National Bird Day Puts Our Winged Friends on Center Stage

What does a caged parakeet in Connecticut have in common with a scarlet macaw flying freely in Costa Rica? They are both at risk.<p>The exotic bird trade remains complex, and related statistics are staggering. The number of "pet" birds in the United States is estimated to be between 8 and 40 million, …

French zoo to generate its own electricity from panda poo

Last year, France's Beauval Zoo welcomed two pandas to their establishment, on loan from China at a cost of around $1 million per year. But now, …

The Empowerment Plan Provides Detroit's Homeless with Warm Coats That Double as Sleeping Bags

They say that if you give a man a fish, he’ll eat for a day, but if you teach a man to fish, he’ll eat for a lifetime – and social entrepreneur …