Sarah Laskow

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

Cities

Chicago pot farm takes urban agriculture to its logical conclusion

It's local, it's thriving, and -- oh, yeah -- it can get you high.

Business & Technology

Scientists create digital watch powered by cyborg lobsters

We are not making this up: that is what scientists at Clarkson University and the University of Vermont College of Medicine call them.

Cities

This French commuter train looks like an 18th-century palace

Leave it to Paris to put together the most luxurious rail car you've ever seen.

We found Mitt Romney’s birthday present: A bicycle-mounted dog rack

Warning: Not suitable for people who don't know how Photoshop works.

Climate & Energy

Bunny named after Hugh Hefner going extinct, Hefner somehow still alive

You'll want to get a good look at this cute-as-a-button Playboy(-related) Bunny.

Black spidery thingies on Mars will probably kill us all

Every once in awhile, a bit of science crosses your path, and you think, yes, this is how we're all going to die.

Food

Bhutan wants to be the world’s first 100 percent organic country

To be fair, the country's already most of the way there.

Living

The Confluence Project is photographing every latitude/longitude intersection on Earth

Although volunteers have visited more than a third of the accessible confluence points, there are 10,166 out there waiting to be visited.

Tsunami of ‘chemical deodorant’ foam floods Chinese village

What would you think if you saw a giant wall of doom-bubbles advancing on you down the river? PANIC.

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