Jim Meyer

Jim Meyer is a Baltimore-based stand-up comedian, actor, retired roller derby announcer, and freelance writer. Follow his exploits at his website and on Twitter.

Business & Technology

Meet your favorite new green(ish) cars

New at the Detroit Auto Show: the new Chevy Volt, the all-electric Bolt, and plug-in and hybrid cars from VW, Mercedes, and Hyundai.

Living

Blackfish, dwindling revenues sink SeaWorld’s CEO

A film shot on a shoestring has gone from a publicity problem to a serious financial threat for the corporate theme-park giant.

Business & Technology

Whatever, Tesla, this guy just invented a real flying car

The Terrafugia Transition will go down in history as the first ever commercially available flying car AND the worst name ever given to a product of any sort.

Politics

Eugene from the Walking Dead is apparently running for Congress

The dude leading the fight against the zombie apocalypse just took a page from the GOP's climate change playbook.

Climate & Energy

Honey, climate change is shrinking the kids

A new study finds that rising temperatures have downsized mountain goats by 25 percent in just 30 years. Cute, but not good.

Climate & Energy

New climate time machine is not a DeLorean, but it’s almost as cool

The new software gives researchers a look at storms of the past. It also eliminates the danger of traveling back in time and accidentally kissing your mom.

Living

Belgian brewery plans beer pipeline. Residents pray for spill.

The two-mile pipeline, connecting the De Halve Maan Brewery to its bottling plant, would cut truck traffic on the streets of Bruges by 85 percent.

Business & Technology

Nissan just built a plug-in El Camino, and it hauls a lotta kale

Engineers have turned a Leaf into a redneck hippie’s dream car. We're calling it the El-ectric Camino.

Climate & Energy

Climate change puts out the welcome mat for invasive species

We turned the thermostat up, now lionfish are inviting themselves over for the all-you-can-eat seafood buffet.