Champions of Hibernation

This article is about fat dormice or "seven sleepers" animals related to squirrels. They hibernate for seven or eight months of the year slowing their breathing and heart rates to...

Every Carving Tells a Story

Read how one artist's memories are carved into stories.

He Made Trees Live Again

George Nakashima insisted that he was not an artist but his furniture has been exhibited in major art museums.

How I Became a Backyard Biologist

Dan Kriesberg tells how his observations as a child helped him become a wildlife biologist.

How the Weaverbird Built His Nest

How does the male weaverbird make such a perfect nest? By building it over and over again until he gets it right.

How Whales Wing It

Dr. Fish works with wind power basing his designs off the shape and structure of whale flippers.

Sailing Forever Inside a Bottle

Craftsman William Westervelt reveals how model ships get into bottles.

Sharing the Adventure

Eleven-year old Kyle McCormick sharies his love of the violin with other children.

What Dinosaurs Left Behind

Fossil footprints led two boys to an important discovery.

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