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Head in the Clouds

Watch a year’s worth of CO2 swirl around the globe like a horrifying lava lamp

This is as beautiful to watch as it is worrisome.

Food

Meet the women who grow your food

Through the Female Farmer Project, photographer Audra Mulkern is documenting the rise of women in American ag.

Cities

Comedian Wyatt Cenac on mayo, hair salons, and gentrification

The former Daily Show correspondent says there are two kinds of gentrifier. Only one would open a mayonnaise shop.

Politics

Would you like some spies with that right to peacefully assemble?

Forty different federal agencies are keeping themselves busy spying on the American public, according to a New York Times study.

Food

Watch out, NYC, your backyard carrots might be pumped full of lead

The study found five out of seven garden plots had unsafe levels of toxic metals in the soil. Gulp.

Food

Is 4-H trying to hook African farmers on costly seeds?

A conversation with author Kiera Butler about the ethical issues around introducing developing countries to hybrid seeds that are high-yield -- and high-cost.

Politics

What Harvey Milk can teach today’s green activists

As environmental causes move from national to local, we can take some notes from the tragic but phenomenally successful story of "The Mayor of Castro Street."

Cities

Louisville is gunning to be the most bike-tastic city in America

Louisville's impressive Neighborways system will slow down traffic, add trees, and implement green infrastructure citywide.

Food

This recipe will convert any remaining brussels sprouts haters

Make a smarter stuffing with brussels sprouts, and learn the finer points of sprout preparation.

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