Watch Humpback Whales Herd Salmon with their Fins in Never-Before-Filmed Feeding Behavior

Watch Humpback Whales Herd Salmon with their Fins in Never-Before-Filmed Feeding Behavior

Humpback whales off the Pacific Northwest coast were documented performing never-before-filmed behavior—herding salmon directly into their gaping mouths with their fins. This extraordinary feeding strategy, filmed by a drone, works in tandem with another advanced hunting strategy that involves encircling schools of fish in a morass or screen of bubbles … Read more

50 Years Ago Today, He Finished The First Solo Nonstop Circumnavigation of the Globe – Watch His Amazing Story

Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day: On this day in 1970—when water and air pollution were out of control—20 million Americans in colleges, schools and communities observed the first Earth Day. The movement’s leader, Sen. Gaylord Nelson, directly credited this outpouring of public support for persuading U.S. politicians … Read more

Rube Goldberg’s Granddaughter is Asking You to Build a Machine That Drops a Bar of Soap into Your Hand

Rube Goldberg’s Granddaughter is Asking You to Build a Machine That Drops a Bar of Soap into Your Hand

Engineer and cartoonist Rube Goldberg was renowned for illustrating overly-complex machines that were designed exclusively for simple household tasks. Now, his granddaughter Jennifer George is inviting architects and engineers of all ages to make their own Rube Goldberg Machine while they are at home in quarantine. Although participants in this … Read more