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Living

This community is taking on the Koch brothers’ pollution — and they’re winning

Activists from Chicago's Southeast Side are holding protests, educating neighbors, and pressuring officials to get petcoke out of the neighborhood.

Living

Meet the invasives: Asian Cogongrass gets stoned, asks what it even means to be invasive

It's National Invasive Species Awareness Week. But are they really scary invaders, or exciting new neighbors? The choice is yours.

la vie en vert

Eiffel Tower’s wind turbines prove even historic landmarks can go green

One of the world's most iconic monuments is raising awareness about green technology.

Climate & Energy

It’s hard to worry about polar bears when Malawi is flooding RIGHT NOW

Yeah, it's Polar Bear Day, but we've frankly got more pressing concerns.

Food

Fresh food finds a home in Memphis’ Southern comforts

Watch awesome urban gardeners, hospital directors, and chefs discuss Memphis' growing food scene.

Living

Marvel superheroes take the day off to be terrible New York City tourists, just like you

Marvel Comics is releasing an awesome run of 15 New York City-themed variant covers highlighting their heroes’ city-living adventures.

Living

Pornhub wants you to turn your dirty thoughts into clean energy — using this wristband

We sought the opinion of a few different men on the purported effectiveness of the Wankband.

Cities

Gentrification doesn’t fix inner-city schools

An influx of wealth might improve neighborhoods, but public schools? Not so much.

Climate & Energy

Inhofe threw a snowball on the Senate floor, and therefore climate change isn’t real

The Senate's most vocal critic of the scientific consensus on climate change used the snowball as part of his case for why global warming is a hoax.

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