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Why a military general declared war on polluters

Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré is leading a charge against Louisiana's biggest polluters. Is a gubernatorial run next?

Food

This beer is literally made from piss

Pouring purified pee down your throat might seem, well, disgusting, but bear with us for a moment.

Food

This map is bad news for the Midwest

The Midwest has some very sweaty summers in store.

Business & Technology

New Tesla feature makes passengers lose their minds

Tesla shows off its new "insane" button by taking unsuspecting passengers from 0 to 60 mph in three seconds. They nearly wet themselves.

Coral reefs are about to crash in a big way

Something really, really terrible is about to happen to our coral.

Climate & Energy

TV networks now cover climate change, but they’re doing it wrong

According to a new study, the major broadcast news networks are covering climate change more than they have in years. The bad news: A lot of it is misleading and unscientific.

Living

Procrastinators, rejoice: Now you can cook with that old Christmas tree

This new kind of urban foraging is complete with a dash of dumpster diving.

Climate & Energy

Obama’s Atlantic drilling plan criticized by Democrats

A group of Senate Democrats from the Northeast is pushing back on the Obama administration's proposal to open new areas of the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas drilling.

JOKES ASIDE

But seriously, folks — this stand-up economist says Republicans will like his carbon tax

Comiconomist Yoram Bauman has a carbon tax plan for Washington state. The punch line: He thinks he can get both political parties on board.