A long-running drought in Texas is causing changes for the 1.5 million bats who reside under a bridge in downtown Austin. They must now leave their colony earlier each night to search for scarcer food. More here.
Author and researcher Mitch Horowitz discussed the growing popularity of witchcraft, and the worldwide revival of Wicca and pagan traditions. Yet, with this upsurge, there has been an unfortunate growing wave of violence against witches. Followed by Open Lines in the latter half.