Sarah Laskow

Sarah Laskow is a reporter based in New York City who covers environment, energy, and sustainability issues, among other things.

Business & Technology

Electric bike technology is making wheelchairs more badass

Electric bikes: not just good for the environment, also good for humanity.

Food

For only $10,000, you could have a jug of 1992 McJordan BBQ sauce

It's named after Michael Jordan, like everything else in the 1990s.

Cities

Here’s a really terrible pro-helmet ad, and nine much better ideas

Rather than encouraging helmet use, this campaign seems liable to scare people out of biking in the first place.

Food

Chinese scientist says cavemen ate pandas

This conclusion required a little bit of a logical leap.

Cities

These penalty cards let you tell stupid pedestrians exactly how stupid they are

Available for download at the low price of $1 for all 14.

Climate & Energy

How fish are fighting climate change by pooping

You see, in the typology of poop, it turns out the fish feces are sinkers.

Best (or worst?) bike thief ever returns stolen bike with money for a new lock

With the ten dollars, plus some additional funds, the bike owner bought a U-lock.

Sea otter that survived the Exxon Valdez spill dies at 23

She was the second to last otter survivor of the Exxon Valdez spill.

This guy is so good at recycling he can turn trash into masterpieces

Bernard Pras, a French artist, uses discarded materials to recreate iconic images.

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