Noel Kirkpatrick

Noel Kirkpatrick

Noel edits third party and freelance content for MNN. He is an advocate of standing desks, works as a freelance television critic in his spare time, and is a recovering would-have-been academic. He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a B.A. in film & video with a minor in journalism.

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Dogs 'see' the world through their noses

20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better

NASA's InSight lander confirms 'marsquakes' are real

What is the 'windshield phenomenon'?

Once protected as national monuments, these Utah lands now face drilling and mining

California's monarch butterfly population has declined by 99% since the 1980s

9 quirky facts about the platypus

Clean Water Act changes put wetlands in the crosshairs

Florida to buy Everglades land to prevent family from drilling for oil

What you can see on fee-free days at U.S. national parks this year

Quadrantids to light up the night sky

How to see the Geminid meteor shower