Fairywrens: Australian birds can nest out of breeding season to boost numbers

Purple-crowned fairywrens are more flexible in their breeding behaviour than we thought, which has helped the bird population to grow in one wildlife sanctuary in Western Australia Life 5 January 2022 By Chen Ly Purple-crowned fairywrens in the Northern Territory, Australia Wayne Lawler/Australian Wildlife Conservancy For the second year in a row, researchers have spotted … Read more

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ season 4, episode 7 sets up a mid-season cliffhanger

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Star Trek: Discovery” Season 4, Episode 7 Probably the most significant “Star Trek” news that broke in the time between last week’s episode and now was that Paramount unexpectedly announced on Twitter that “Star Trek: Discovery” will be taking a mid-season break, with tonight’s installment being the mid-season finale. The fourth … Read more

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 4, Episode 6 keeps the tempo up

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Star Trek: Discovery” Season 4, Episode 6 This latest episode more or less marks the halfway point in this fourth season of “Star Trek: Discovery” and it’s hard to tell quite which direction it’s going in. Episode 6, entitled “Stormy Weather” also marks the first installment in Season 4 that “Star … Read more

Watch an exclusive sneak peek at ‘The Expanse’ Season 6 Episode 3 (video)

If you’re not already watching “The Expanse” on Amazon Prime Video right now, go and do so immediately.  Space.com has exclusively been given a clip from the next episode entitled “Force Projection” that will air at midnight PST on Friday (Dec. 24). In the clip, we see a tender moment behind Holden and Naomi that … Read more

‘The Expanse’ is back on Amazon Prime for sixth and final season

It’s here … and we almost wish it wasn’t. The sixth and final season of “The Expanse” is currently showing on Amazon Prime Video.  So, sit back, strap in, get comfortable in your crash couch, disengage the docking clamp, fire thrusters, engage the Epstein drive and ready “the juice” … this is the awesome, high-octane, … Read more

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ season 4, episode 5 pulls a handbrake turn at maximum warp (recap)

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Star Trek: Discovery” season 4, episode 5 Speculation continues, with still no official confirmation on why Mary Wiseman took off to Starfleet Academy last week and there are all sorts of theories and opinions flying around social media. Some speculate that Paramount Plus is actually moving forward with their Starfleet Academy … Read more

Covid-19 Christmas: World faces omicron infection wave this festive season

The festive season will be dominated by a large wave of covid-19 infections caused by the omicron variant, but few countries appear to have substantially changed their plans Health 13 December 2021 By Michael Le Page A shop window in Tehran, Iran Morteza Nikoubazl/NurPhoto via Getty Images There now seems little doubt that the Christmas … Read more

The Holiday ‘Buying Season’ Can Have a Catastrophic Cost, And Not to Your Wallet

As extreme weather events in Canada and around the world are linked to human-made climate change, there is one story that continues to be left out: the connection between climate change and the products we purchase.   Recent research shows that across a product’s life cycle – from raw material extraction through manufacturing, distribution, use … Read more