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.

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.

Whale Tale

Blue whales are making a big comeback, we think

One population of blue whales seems to be back up to pre-Moby Dick levels, but what about the rest of them?

bad news

Media coverage creates oil spill amnesia — so don’t read this!

News accounts of eco-disasters give us a false sense that everything is going to be OK. Because we really, really want everything to be OK.

Skip the Shark Week mockumentaries and watch real sharks on these live cams instead

Since the Discovery Channel is just making stuff up, we've put together a list of the best real-life shark cams. Call it The People's Shark Week.

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