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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Deaf, partially blind dog kept child safe in Australian wilderness

Rare-book vending machine delights readers

Hubble spends its 28th birthday with Lagoon Nebula

Drilling threat looms large for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Scientists stunned to find huge octopus nursery

Robot puts together an Ikea chair without needing a large glass of wine

New wildlife corridor is a road to survival for animals in Brazil's Atlantic Forest

More than 95% of the world's population is breathing unsafe air

Butt-breathing turtle that can stay underwater for 72 hours is endangered

Say hello to Moke, the first gorilla born at Smithsonian National Zoo in 9 years

Crafty cat isn't interested in things like doors

Lost beagle found after 9 days (and 1,000 searchers and a helicopter)