The far flung origins of 8 common houseplants

Houseplants are a vital part of our indoor environments. Commonly overlooked, and all too often killed by neglect, vacations, and marauding housecats, indoor plants provide valuable services by absorbing toxins, improving indoor air quality, and soothing the forest-loving inner primate in all of us. Let’s take a look at the far-flung origins of 8 common … Continued

5 amazing theories about the origin of life on Earth

Stephen Hawkins recently said that science ‘can explain the light of stars but not the lights that shine from Planet Earth.’ Where did we come from? Why are we here? Most importantly, are we alone? Whatever the answers, they will be incomprehensibly profound and of unique importance to the human race—the universe either teeming with … Continued