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Climate & Energy

Climate change is messing with gravity again

Antarctic ice is still melting at a gravity-shifting rate. Climate change is really heavy stuff.

Cities

Diverse cities don’t always have diverse neighborhoods

Some of the most racially "diverse" cities in the country are also the most segregated.

Politics

It’s official: California farmers volunteer to give up water

The state has already asked most farmers and residents to cut water use. Now it's turning to the people whose water rights are first in legal line.

Living

Sea lion, fed up with climate change, hits the bar

All jokes about sea lions and Hair of the Dogs aside, starving sea lions landing in Newport bars is really upsetting.

Food

This map of food cravings across the United States will make you hungry

Jucy Lucys. Chicken cheesesteaks. Banana pudding. What does your state crave the most?

Politics

The Tea Party can’t stand this presidential hopeful

Why Lindsey Graham has right-wing activists up in arms.

Climate & Energy

CIA to close a secretive climate change science program

Scientists used the Medea program to study how global warming could worsen conflict. Now that project has come to an end.

Science

Scientists may have found a solution for space pollution

There's a bunch of junk orbiting Earth, and these scientists want to destroy it using lasers.

Living

The Constitution doesn’t care about your uterus

We're stuck in a hellish tango around the constitutional validity of controlling our uteri.