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What should I do with my old bathtub?

Umbra advises a landlord whose tenants were tough on their tub -- but the lack of options leaves her fuming.

Climate & Energy

From the Christian Coalition to climate change: One conservative activist’s story

Michele Combs, founder of Young Conservatives for Energy Reform, is working to engage Republicans on clean energy and climate change.


Too many apples? Here’s what to do with them (Hint: It’s not pie)

This fall season, fall in love with savory apple flatbread.

Business & Technology

Whole Foods will stop selling food made by prisoners

Two products sold at Whole Foods came under fire for using inmate labor.

Climate & Energy

Tar-sands oil mining has now come to the U.S.

U.S. Oil Sands has started drilling in Utah -- even though the tar-sands industry in Canada is struggling to make a profit.

Climate & Energy

Meet the drought-stricken communities of California’s San Joaquin Valley

After years of drought and shortsighted land-use planning, the water crisis has intensified for residents in California's self-reliant communities.


Got a date? Take him or her home — in honor of House Republicans

In honor of recreational sex, our chasers for the week are going to be as unreasonably caliente as we can muster.

Climate & Energy

Food company execs want Congress to get off its butt and do something about climate change

The CEOS of Kellogg, General Mills, and eight other companies published a letter calling for action and made a visit to Capitol Hill.


Obama squanders opportunity to clean up smog and fight climate change

The EPA just tightened its rule on ozone pollution, but not nearly enough.

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