The vibrant colors of autumn leaves is one of the best parts of the fall season, but why exactly do trees put on this colorful display each year? Today we’re exploring the scientific reasons behind one of nature’s most gorgeous phenomena. Preparing for winter As the weather … [Read more...] about Why do leaves change color in the fall?
It’s pumpkin spice latte season, and whether you love or hate this classic festive beverage, you can’t deny that there is a nostalgic power to its sweet brew. To explore why exactly we love pumpkin spice so much, a pair of perception researchers from John Hopkins University … [Read more...] about The science behind the pumpkin spice latte
Autumn is in full swing, which means pumpkin picking, hot lattes, and sweater weather—but this year, instead of buying new knit sweaters, use these three tips to wash, unshrink, de-pill, and store whatever you already have in your closet so that you can make them last longer. … [Read more...] about 3 Tricks to keep your sweaters in tip top shape
As we head into the fall season, many of us are looking forward to changing leaves and cooler weather, but one of the most exciting parts of autumn is a whole new range of superfoods coming back into season. Just as we anxiously awaited the arrival of strawberries and summer … [Read more...] about 6 In-season superfoods to add to your grocery list this fall
The most notorious full moon of the year, the "Harvest Moon," is here! It is traditionally known as the Harvest Moon because it’s the full moon closest to the autumn equinox and illuminates the sky enough for farmers to continue harvesting their crops well into the night. The … [Read more...] about How to best see the Harvest Moon tonight