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Climate & Energy

Cuomo bans fracking in NY and questions climate science all in one day

The governor said the public health risks from fracking were too big -- and then he said talking about climate science is "political."

Living

14 Instagrams to see before you die

Stuck at your desk all day? Live vicariously through these Instagram accounts. And try not to be too jealous.

Climate & Energy

Your electric vehicle might not be as green as you think it is

If you get your power from coal, an EV actually causes more environmental and health damage than a gas-powered car. But as we shift to cleaner energy, EVs make more sense.

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Make lovely smelling muscle rub for the athlete in your life

On the sixth day of DIY Christmas, whip up a batch of homemade muscle rub.

Politics

The very first thing the new Republican Senate will do is try to push through Keystone

Mitch McConnell, incoming Senate majority leader, just can’t wait to get his colleagues to vote “yes” on the controversial tar-sands pipeline.

WHAT'S THAT SMELL?

When the Cards Against Humanity folks say they’re going to sell you bullshit, they mean it

The makers of the wily card game called bullshit on Black Friday -- literally. Now, the poop is in the mail.

Politics

Psst, Congress, you have a little food stuck in your Cromnibus

From school lunches to GMOs to cow farts, the effort to fund the federal government came with more than its share of food-related compromises and regulatory trimming.

Climate & Energy

Most Americans are clueless about how climate change will affect their health

Allergies? Yes. Asthma? Yes. Ebola? No, no, no.

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London’s garden bridge might be even better than NYC’s High Line

The recently approved plans for the bridge have it all, including a community garden and Titanic-inspired outlooks over the water.

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