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Food

This is a story about weed and hoes

Now that weeds can stand up to herbicides, farmers have to uproot them the old-fashioned way: with garden tools.

Politics

Jeb Bush once tried to house Katrina victims on cruise ships

While Bush is praised for his response to Hurricane Katrina victims in Florida, no one is talking about his Carnival Cruise boondoggle.

Cities

Air pollution at home could lower kids’ GPAs

In a study of almost 2,000 kids in El Paso, Texas, researchers found a strong correlation between air pollution and academic performance.

Cities

Low-income, black women largely ignored in Katrina recovery

Ten years later, some women say they feel like they were better off before the storm.

The Shark Wrangler

That 15-foot-long tiger shark need wrestling? Leave it to the pros

You probably aren't going to tango with a tiger shark anytime soon -- but David Shiffman does it on a weekly basis, for science.

Climate & Energy

Was there a link between climate change and Hurricane Katrina?

Here's what the science says.

Tea Partiers are almost as dumb about vaccines as they are about climate change

A new study shows it's not just hippies who distrust vaccination.

Business & Technology

Musk’s new Tesla gets extra credit in respected auto test

The Model S P85D scored a logically impossible 103 out of 100 in a Consumer Reports evaluation.

Bobby Jindal? More like Booby Jindal

Louisiana guv tells Obama not to mention climate change during Katrina anniversary visit

Jindal asks Obama to "not insert the divisive political agenda of liberal environmental activism" into his remarks. Obama is ignoring him.

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