The Orionids and More Meteor Showers in 2017 That Will Light Up Night Skies http://ift.tt/2wuebTt

All year long, Earth passes through streams of cosmic debris. Here’s our list of major meteor showers and how to spot one. The New York Times

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A Mushroom Out of a Fairy Tale That You Might Find in the Forest http://ift.tt/2x3hwZm

Recently mushroom hunters have been sharing photos of the fly agaric, which has a reputation for strange and dangerous effects when ingested by other living things. The New York Times

It’s One of North America’s Quietest Places. Along Came a Bear. http://ift.tt/2kSyOqx

When scientists salvaged recordings from a remote spot in a national park in Alaska, they heard footsteps, sniffs, huffs, a series of crunches, then silence. The New York Times