Joined: May 27, 2015
Autumn is an independent journalist and a 2016-17 Ted Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She writes about the environment, climate change, sustainability, and human rights. Her stories, photos and multimedia projects have appeared in National Geographic News, The Guardian, Reveal, Scientific American, the Christian Science Monitor, The Daily Climate, Environmental Health News, CNN, and InsideClimate News.
Glue is adhesive, which means it is sticky. It also has to be cohesive, meaning it sticks to itself. So how does glue do that?
We are the only creatures on Earth that cry because of our feelings. Here is the reason why we cry.
Scientists think a terrible event killed most of the dinosaurs off. But some remain—and they fly.
It could be your body's way of saying "watch out!" Here is the reason why sour things make you pucker.
It’s not actually your feet that stink. It's actually the bacteria that lives on your feet that smells.
Your movements and your feelings can give your heart a little workout. Here is why your heart beats faster sometimes.
A gurgling, rumbling stomach doesn’t always mean that you’re hungry. It just means your digestive system is trying to do its job.
Human migration played a big role. Here are the reasons why there are so many different languages around the world.
Did you know that when it’s summer in North America it is winter in some other continents, like South America and Australia?
Cats spend a lot of time taking short “cat naps” that build their energy, yet keep them alert enough to jump up the moment they sense danger or excitement.
From cats and dogs to rats and seals, animals use whiskers to help them find their way and follow their prey.
Have you ever seen a flash of bright light streaking through the night sky? People around the world have different ways of explaining these so-called shooting stars.