bats

climate change

Climate Change-Driven Heat Wave Killed a Third of a Bat Population in Two Days

Almost one third of a bat species population in Australia perished during a heat wave in November 2018.
Caroline Haskins
1.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This School District Gave Its Teachers Tiny Baseball Bats to Stop Shooters

A surefire deterrent against a domestic terrorist with a semi-automatic rifle.
Drew Schwartz
4.11.18
Batty

Baby Bats Mimic Local Bat Slang to Fit In

A study of fruit bat pups shows how bats use vocal learning, commonly thought of as uniquely human, to pick up new accents.
Samantha Cole
10.31.17
Comics!

'I Dream of Drongjen,' Today's Comic by Brian Blomerth

After a dreamlike wild goose chase to find a murderous woman in a red dress, a nun finds herself in bed with actors.
Brian Blomerth
9.27.17
Vice News Tonight

Millions of bats have died because of a fungal disease that no one knows how to stop

Millions of animals dead, a disease devastating entire populations in multiple states, and no cure or treatment in sight: That’s the reality of white nose syndrome, a disease that has killed over 5 million bats in the U.S. in the past decade.
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
5.4.17
bitcoinland

The Winklevoss’ Bitcoin Fund Is Back From the Dead

Bitcoiners are holding their breath.
Jordan Pearson
4.26.17
gag

Someone Found a Dead Fucking Bat in Their Packaged Salad

Fresh Express has recalled some of its organic spring mix thanks to extra organic material.
Susan Rinkunas
4.10.17
A Smarter Gun

Gunpowder Is Shit

The forgotten context of the Second Amendment.
Robert Coolman
3.30.17
motherboard show

Ecological Impact Assessments Aren't Protecting Bats from Wind Farms

Loads of time and money goes into assessing wind farm impacts, little goes into seeing if those predictions were correct.
Michael Byrne
11.7.16
Canada

The Uncertain Future of Québec’s Most Beautiful Abandoned Mine

After a vote on Wednesday, Québec might blow up the mine with dynamite.
Brigitte Noël
10.19.16
Batman

Bats Crash Into Each Other All the Time, High-Speed Cameras Reveal

Hey, I’m flyin’ here.
Becky Ferreira
8.7.16
Food

This Medicine-Misting Bat Cave ‘Air Freshener’ Could Ward Off a Deadly Disease

White nose syndrome has killed an estimated 6 million bats in North America, which are an important part of our food system.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.28.16
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