Spiders Aren’t Spooky… They’re Our Friends!

As the Halloween series of episodes continue, we’ve dedicated this week’s Biofriendly Podcast to our fascinating eight-legged friends. Spiders are crucial to our environment so we share some of their history with spooky season, why some consider them to be good luck, and if you’re not careful they may just run off with your family.

Eye of the tiger

Award-winning photographer Zhayynn James captures an up-close and personal stare down from a beautiful tiger.

Is It Ghosts or Nature?

Have you ever sensed a supernatural presence or felt chills running down your spine? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ways our imagination runs wild at the thought of paranormal activity, how these creepy occurrences may have some scientific explanations, and did we discover that ghosts are sexy?

What was that?

Owls can rotate their necks a maximum of 270 degrees without breaking blood vessels or tearing tendons, which makes for pretty intimidating looks.

The Truth About Halloween Animals

From vampire bats to lurking black cats, Halloween has a handful of animals that surround the spooky season. On this week’s Biofriendly Podcast we say ‘Nevermore!’ when it comes to silly superstitions, share some fun animals facts, and explain why you need a rice crispies group of friends.

Where’s the coffee?

Coffee coffee coffee chameleon! A close-up look at the eye turrets of a panther chameleon. Photo by Paul Bratescu.

What Have We Learned From Hurricanes?

As the U.S. Southeast faces yet another hurricane, we wanted to focus this week’s Biofriendly Podcast on the improvements we’ve made over the years when facing these storms. Join us as we discuss hurricane preparedness, what our greatest sense might be, and why we can all get along despite what we read on the internet.

You’re late

Why do we feel like we’re in trouble? These Gelada baboons, also known as the ‘bleeding-heart monkey’ have fatty sitting pads that are perfect for sitting in the Ethiopian Highlands.

Recycle Wind Turbines By Eating Them?

By 2050, it’s estimated that we will have 12 million metric tons of wind turbine blades to throw away, so how do we prevent all of them from ending up in a landfill? This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we discuss the ways of recycling wind turbines into everything from concrete to candy, why you should hold on to your nickels, and does Noel do the greatest tap dance routine in history?

Hopper Pockets and the Challenge of Eating More Insects

In Western cultures, most of us get the heebie-jeebies when we see bugs, but in most countries around the world, insects are routinely eaten and even enjoyed. This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we talk about insects as food, the benefits they have on our environment, and what are Hopper Pockets and how can we get some?