Dec 26

‘What this year will be’

Shelley Girdner's recently published debut collection is called “You Were That White Bird” and is filled with poems that capture the details in the natural world around her and the small miracles of her life.

Dec 29

Humans aren't the only species that tend to belt out a drunk song or two after consuming alcohol -- songbirds will get in on the act as well. But first, scientists had to get them drunk.