holocene

8.31.16

Apparently, New Zealand's Ice Age Was a Great Time For Kiwi

The secrets of New Zealand's ice age have been hiding in kiwi DNA.

7.27.15

Here's What Caused Megafauna Like the Mammoths to Go Extinct

Overhunting by humans has long been blamed for killing off the megafauna, but new research shows it might have been climate change, providing a sober history lesson about the impacts of a warming world.

5.6.15

We’ve Damaged the Planet So Badly It’s Entering a New Epoch

Welcome to the Anthropocene, a.k.a. the Age of Man, a.k.a. we're now in charge of Earth and we better take better care of it.

9.16.14

Arcade Fire 'Funeral' 10th Anniversary Retrospectives and Thinkpieces, Ranked

'Funeral' turned ten, and the internet decided you should read their feelings on it.

5.5.14

'Cosmos' Was Too Soft on Our Current Mass Extinction Event

Neil deGrasse Tyson said the sixth mass extinction event has no name. It does, and everyone should know it.

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