News from the Field

Birds Can't Find Their Way

Wavelength interference from electronics and AM radio stations disrupt the internal magnetic compasses of European migratory birds, explains a report published yesterday in Nature. Seven years of... Read More

Vibram Settles Lawsuit

Vibram USA, manufacturer of the ubiquitous FiveFingers running shoe, has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit brought against the company. Lead plaintiff Valerie Bezdek first sued in 2012,... Read More

Alaskan Bags World Record Grizzly

The bar has officially been raised. By decree of the Boone and Crockett Club, the nearly nine-foot grizzly bear taken by Larry Fitzgerald (not the Cardinals' wide receiver) near Fairbanks, Alaska,... Read More

Student Receives Government Drone Via UPS

When UPS came to his door, a student expected to receive the weight-lifting bench he'd ordered. Instead he saw a large black box with an official label that read "USA FEDERAL PROPERTY." Inside:... Read More