Archives for October, 2015

Happy ‘Back to the Future Day’ From Neil deGrasse Tyson

Hello, McFly! Welcome to October 21, 2015. It might feel like your average Wednesday, but this marks the day that Marty McFly and Doc Brown set their time-traveling DeLorean to in Steven Spielberg’s “Back to the Future Part II.” And it also marks the day we get to dissect the creativity of the futurists of…

Survive This: Busy as Can Bee

This week on “Live Free or Die,” our favorite primitives are hard at work, preparing for the warming weather. With food and shelter being constant concerns, everyone rushes to get ahead with the new opportunities the spring season brings. Check out some highlights from this week in the wild. How do you think you’d deal with a day…

Treating Large Animals on Vet School: The Big Rotation

When it comes to being vet, no amount of studying can prepare you for the actual interactions with live animals… especially when they are twice your size. This week on Vet School, we’re all about big rotations and the even bigger job that comes with it. Fourth-year student Aria has already completed 18 rotations, but…

Pest & Prey Problems | Survive This

This week on “Live Free or Die,” our favorite primitives face a few of the discomforts and challenges that come with living off-the-grid.  Check out some highlights from this week in the wild. How do you think you’d deal with a day in the life? Can you survive this? Living by the water’s edge is a wild dream…

A Dizzying Day of Cases on Vet School

It’s another crazy week at Cornell’s Vet School and students are quickly learning that stepping out of your comfort zone is daily ritual. First-year students must learn the basics of veterinarian care, including learning how to properly milk a cow! However, breaking out of your comfort zone isn’t reserved for those just beginning. In this…

It’s Back to the Basics | Survive This

This week on “Live Free or Die,” our favorite primitives rush to secure their supplies before time runs out. In the wild, water and food is necessary to survive, but living without the luxuries of the modern world means having to go out, hunt, and gather resources themselves. Check out some highlights from this week in the wild. How…

A Lost City is Discovered on Explorer: Legend of the Monkey God

Ever since the conquest of the Americas in the 16th century, legends have circulated of a mysterious city buried deep in the jungles of Central America. Called “the White City” or sometimes “The Lost City of the Monkey God,” it quickly took on mythic status. It was said to be the great city of a…