butterflies

insects

Insects Are In 'Catastrophic' Decline Worldwide, Scientists Warn

More than 40 percent of insects are at risk of extinction within 100 years.
Becky Ferreira
2.11.19
monarch butterfly

California’s Monarch Butterflies Hit ‘Potentially Catastrophic’ Record Low

A discouraging survey of California’s monarch butterfly population signals bad news for the at-risk species.
Sarah Emerson
1.10.19
politics

This Is What It Takes for a Trump Voter to Change Their Mind

Why the widely-mocked case of a butterfly expert—and Republican—upset over the president's border wall actually matters.
Eve Peyser
12.18.18
Motherboard

These Butterflies Can Hear With Their Wings

For a century, nobody knew why Satyrini butterflies had inflated veins on their forewings. Turns out the structures are hearing aids.
Becky Ferreira
10.17.18
listen to this

Kacey Musgraves's 'Golden Hour' Is an Acid-Soaked Country-Pop Masterpiece

The country singer-songwriter's third album, streaming right now, is all full of wonder and love and LSD-induced bliss.
Alex Robert Ross
3.26.18
New music

Kacey Musgraves's Two New Songs Prove She's Still One of Pop-Country's Best

On "Butterflies" and "Space Cowboy," taken from Musgraves' third album, 'Golden Hour,' it's clear that the Texan is still the most talented songwriter in mainstream pop-country.
Alex Robert Ross
2.23.18
Great Migrations

This 70-Mile-Wide Blob Over Colorado Turns Out to Be Migrating Butterflies

♫ Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high...♫
Becky Ferreira
10.5.17
dance

'Just Kids' Inspired This Experimental Dance Performance

Interpretive dance inspired by Robert Mapplethorpe, butterflies, and LCD Soundsystem comes to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Kara Weisenstein
7.28.17
Impact Exclusive Video

Miguel Harmonizes with Butterflies in This Exclusive New 'Earthworks' Clip

The new VICELAND series follows musicians confronting activist-friendly issues on journeys around the world.
Impact Staff
6.9.17
Science

How the Butterfly Got Its Spots

Butterfly wings aren’t perfect, but that’s the point.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.12.16
Art

A Swarm of Rainbow Butterflies Lights Up a Shanghai Train Station

Jiayu Liu's light installation 'Magic Forest' is like stepping into the world of James Cameron's 'Avatar.'
Nathaniel Ainley
5.3.16
thump news

Andy Stott Announces New Album 'Too Many Voices,' Shares Video for Lead Single

The record follows 2014's critically acclaimed '​Faith In Strangers​​.'
Alexander Iadarola
3.30.16
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