Joined: Jan 16, 2014
Kate Horowitz is a science writer. She writes about pretty much everything, but especially likes to bring readers' attention to squishy, underrated organisms; chronic illness and disability; bodily functions; animal cognition; parasites; and the Moon. She lives in Washington, D.C., where she takes lots of walks and ogles other people's dogs.
Legend tells of St. Patrick using the power of his faith to drive all of Ireland’s snakes into the sea. It’s an impressive image, but there’s no way it could have happened.
Worried about your kid’s whereabouts? ReplyASAP is one way to get their attention.
Prunes—the shiny, sweet dried fruits—are both exploited and ridiculed for their laxative properties. But do they really make you poop?
Marie Curie’s elder daughter had a brilliant and tragic career of her own.
Blood, sweat, and tears (and a few other choice substances): It’s all on the menu.
It is possible for urine to be different colors. But yellow pee is a sign that your body is healthy.
They're cute. They're cuddly. But beware: these undeniably adorable animals are cold-blooded killers.
Here's the one thing they've never been able to film.
The famous feline-loving gorilla received two cats for her birthday.
The Sun comes out in the morning and sets at night, and then the Moon rises. Right? Then how come we can see the Moon during the day sometimes?
Diabetes is ultimately a hormone problem—and the odds are pretty good that you know someone with the condition.
The fact that it’s alive is a big point in its favor.