Holly Richmond

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A former heroin addict started this awesome e-waste company that hires others in recovery

"We're giving computers and electronics a second chance, but what talks to my heart is giving people a second chance." AWW.

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Al Gore talks climate, Tesla, and the Koch brothers in a new Politico interview

If you don’t feel like spending your weekend reading all 5,000 words, here are some choice bits. (In sum: Someone get Al Gore a Tesla.)

Jon Stewart continues being amazing, rips CNN for lack of climate coverage

This video involves strategically placed ping-pong balls, a hot tub, and "canine dogs." LOTS of canine dogs.

“Salute Your Shorts” made ’90s kids care about sustainability

The early-’90s show is full of wisdom like "If we don’t change the way we live, we’ll be covered in puke and rotting garbage."

The week in GIFs: Robots, chainsaws, and freak gasoline accidents

It's a messy, crazy world.

Google wants to bring you affordable solar panels (again)

The big G is teaming up with SunPower to buy solar panel systems, which the companies will lease to homeowners for cheap. Rad!

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Which is sadder, factory-farmed animals or the carnivores who eat them? The Onion weighs in

The Onion nails the grossness of being carnivorous in the language of a factory farming expose.

Peep popular bike routes in this hella-detailed national map

One commenter snarked, “Nobody exercises in the Midwest.” But we’re betting that’s due to lack of bike infrastructure, not laziness.

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Mwahaha! Thief who stole electric bike calls owner for help recharging it

If your $4,200 electric bike gets stolen, this is pretty much the best outcome you could hope for.