Tomorrow is the vernal equinox! You might think that it’s simply the mid-point between each solstice, but that’s not exactly correct. Joe Hanson, host of It’s Okay to be Smart, explains.
Fall is probably the most picturesque season but there’s always something beautiful about seeing the stillness of winter give way to the color of spring. Here’s a collection of photographs from photographer Jim Brandenburg that documents the transformation from winter to spring. According to National Geographic,…
Something odd is happening to the seasons. Spring has been showing up progressively earlier, and a new model shows that by the end of the century, it will likely be showing up a full 23 days earlier—but it may not look quite like the Spring we’re used to.
When wood frogs emerge from hibernation, a frantic competitive orgy happens. They meet up in frigid temporary pools left behind by melting snow, and over the course of just a few days, males grab nearly anything that moves in the hopes of winning a spot on a female’s back.
Many of us are still buried under snow, but that doesn't mean it isn't springtime, dammit. So enjoy these entries to this week's Shooting Challenge, spring.
Has winter's long and drawn-out run this year completely destroyed your soul? Some of us still won't be enjoying spring-like weather for quite a few weeks, so here's a simple way to recreate that feeling indoors. The next time you sit down for a meal, swap in these faux grass placemats that make it feel like you're…
It's almost springtime! (You laugh hollowly, as you dig out your car for the fiftieth time this winter.) But this year, as it's been for centuries before, spring is coming just a little bit later.
Good news, everyone! We've survived. March 20th marks the first day of spring. So for this week's Shooting Challenge, get outside and photograph it.
Can adding springs—polycarbonate or rubber—to the soles of running shoes help you run faster? We tested three new shoes from Adidas, Reebok and new Swiss brand On Running to find out. Surprisingly, the answer was a pretty definitive yes.
Spring has sprung, which means that baby birds will soon be shoving their way out of their eggs and entering the big, bright, scary world. And some of those infant chicks will fall out of their nests, or be shoved out by their obnoxious siblings, or be rejected by their parents. What should you do if you happen…
For photographers, the coming of warm weather brings the boundless potential of exploring the great outdoors with your camera (without getting frostbite). Here are a few useful items to consider when taking pictures in the elements.
It's that time of year, when getting out of the city has never felt so good, escaping the salt-white concrete of winter and the waste-blown streets for the steadily-warming hills and forests outside town, stepping into the peripheral wilderness of the city for some early spring hikes. Gizmodo tied up its boots, donned…
If you close your eyes, you can probably feel the rush of jumping into a pool for the first time this spring. We are so, so close. Your gadgets, however, will not enjoy this jump in the pool. Unless they are waterproof gadgets.
It still might not actually feel like it, but spring is officially here. Don't believe me? Here are 27 pieces of photographic proof.
With spring finally in the air, it's time to grab your phone and go outside. No, not so that you can check your email on a hike, but because there are plenty of other ways that the little computer in you palm can actually make the outdoors more fun. We've rounded up some of the best stargazing, hiking, and wildlife…
It's the first full day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, which calls for celebration. Yesterday, on the equinox itself, you may have balanced eggs on end, danced in a circle with bells on your legs, or simply admired the animated horticultural Google doodle. Today, however, it is time to update your Happy Hour…
I know. Technically, your home may still be buried under 40 feet of snow. But tomorrow is the first day of spring, and doggone it, we're going to photograph it!
Winter is no longer coming. And to celebrate, many of you have spent the last month taking photos for us. Here are your amazing photos (and wallpapers) of spring.
It finally—finally—feels like spring. Time to get out there and enjoy it. For this week's Shooting Challenge, shoot a photo of the best season of the year.