Study: Warmer Dirt Makes Climate Change WorseObservations from across the globe show that as temperatures have warmed, bacteria and fungi in the soil are becoming more active.
The Scutoid: Scientists Introduce A New Shape Already Found In HumansResearchers say they have discovered a new shape, called the “scutoid,” named for its semblance to the thorax of a beetle.
Alligators At The Beach? Scientists Say Get Used To Predators Invading Odd PlacesAlligators on a beach? Killer whales in a river? Mountain lions in the open plains? It may sound like a mismatch, but a new study is warning that humans should get used to seeing more large predators in unexpected places.
Wildlife Experts Warn To Leave Wild Animals Alone, Especially BabiesSpring is a busy time for wild animals to give birth. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports wildlife experts encourage you not to play foster parent to any baby critters you might find.
9 Professional Tips For Taking Insane Adventure PhotographsJeremiah Watt captures people dangling off boulders and surfing down mountains, highlining between cliffs and deepwater diving into the abyss. We asked Watt for his top tips for taking amazing adventure photographs, and here's what he had to say.
The World's 10 Coolest Treehouse HotelsLooking for a vacation with an edge? Instead of traveling to a city, take your next trip to nature and hang out at these treehouse hotels.
The Most Epically Remote Places On EarthNeed a cool vacation idea? Why not visit some of the most epically remote places on earth? Check out our list of favorites provided by Thrillist.
Fall Into Color At Morton ArboretumThe Morton Arboretum is a true treasure of nature, located right here in the western suburbs. While staying true to its mission of planting and conserving trees, the internationally acclaimed arboretum offers learning opportunities for all ages...