Science

Drone Light Shows “Way Cooler” Than Fireworks

If China — where fireworks were invented — is hosting massive celebratory drone light shows instead of fireworks, why can’t the USA? After months of lockdown, people are starved for entertainment. They’ve apparently binge-watched everything they ever wanted to see on...

What can fireworks do for wild birds?

Fireworks mean that New Year’s Eve can be a dangerous time for birds. Should we try alternatives to blowing stuff up? A couple years ago, I wrote about a multi-disiplinary study of how New Year’s Eve fireworks displays affect wild birds...