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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Brace yourself for a polar vortex jolt

Quadrantids to light up moonless night sky

California's monarch butterfly population drops 86% in single year

The war on plastic is heating up

The North Atlantic right whale could be extinct in 20 years

Meet India's beautiful technicolor squirrels

How Colin O'Brady walked across Antarctica without any help at all

Teen raising $1M to fight sister's fatal disease

This spooky deep-sea fish haunts the ocean floor off the coast of Rhode Island

PAWS Act pulls pets of domestic violence victims into the safety net

At least this year wasn't as bad as A.D. 536 — the worst year in human history

This ice-filled crater on Mars is a winter wonderland