Business & Technology

Hip-hop Hippie?

Lil B brings rap game to veganism, emojis

The rapper's latest venture, VegEMOJI, is an emoji app that puts a green spin on Lil B sayings like, “Plant Based 4 Life."

not kitten around

6 cute animal friendships that will make you love science

This is real science, we swear!

Climate & Energy

Obama ignores Obama on climate change

Obama talked pretty in the State of the Union about fighting climate change. Too bad he just opened the door to lots more offshore oil drilling.

Politics

Boycotting the Koch brothers? Better get a new brand of toilet paper

You might be contributing to the Kochs' mountain of money without even knowing it.

Food

Why is Walmart making us fat?

A new paper suggests that big box supercenters, higher cigarette prices, and fewer blue-collar jobs all contribute to obesity.

Politics

Senate approves Keystone — and here’s why that doesn’t matter

The Senate has wasted the entire month of January debating a bill that Obama is going to veto.

Living

Hoffice sounds like a cult — and I want to join it

In the morning, a laptop brigade streams into your home, and then things start to take a turn for the bizarre.

Business & Technology

Air pollution actually messes with your genes

Sometimes you just have to put people in a smog chamber and dose them with diesel. For science.

Business & Technology

Now is the time to invest in solar, because people are stupid

Many investors seem to think that because oil prices are low, solar is in trouble. They're deeply confused about energy markets.