Plan Your Leaf-Watching With This Lovely Fall Foliage Map

It's the time of year where people go out into rural America seeking swollen gourds and fermented apple juice all in the name of Fall Fun™. And because timing is everything when it comes to these things, this beautiful fall foliage forecast map will aid you in your important quest to see the most chlorophyll-free » 10/11/14 4:00pm 10/11/14 4:00pm

The Chemistry Behind the Different Colors of Autumn Leaves

At some point when you were a wee child, your parents or teachers probably gave you a simple—but incomplete—explanation of why leaves change color in the fall: green chlorophyll fades to reveal the yellows and oranges that have been there all along. That's true, but that's not the whole chemical story. » 9/18/14 2:25pm 9/18/14 2:25pm

Winsome Leaf Keychain Speakers are Almost Certainly Irritating in Real…

At first glance, this leaf from Bird Electron doesn't seem like such a bad idea: Provide people with a small, unamplified, discreet speaker that can hook up to pretty much any MP3 player, wrap it in a cute little leafy shell and clip it to a keychain. But then, please » 11/21/08 5:04am 11/21/08 5:04am, consider the uses. When can't you just give you…