Business & Technology

Making dough

Felons, addicts, immigrants: This bakery will hire anyone

A socially conscious Yonkers bakery founded by a Buddhist teacher pioneers a novel "see no evil" approach to human resources -- and it works.

Food

This beer is literally made from piss

Pouring purified pee down your throat might seem, well, disgusting, but bear with us for a moment.

Business & Technology

Can drones save the world?

We're rapidly approaching the drone saturation point.

Living

What if virtual reality is our best chance to save the planet?

The Sundance premiere of Racing Extinction was pretty depressing -- but not for the obvious reasons.

Business & Technology

New Tesla feature makes passengers lose their minds

Tesla shows off its new "insane" button by taking unsuspecting passengers from 0 to 60 mph in three seconds. They nearly wet themselves.

Climate & Energy

Obama’s Atlantic drilling plan criticized by Democrats

A group of Senate Democrats from the Northeast is pushing back on the Obama administration's proposal to open new areas of the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas drilling.

Climate & Energy

Utility bosses see change coming, look to clean and distributed energy

A survey of utility execs also finds that a majority of them support Obama's power-plant rules or think they should be strengthened.

scram, styrofoam

Forget foam — now we can grow better takeout containers

Bricks that grow themselves, plastic made of mushrooms ... the future is a weird and wonderful place.

Côtes du drone

When wine runs dry, these drones have your back

Vineyards are drying out thanks to climate change -- but high-tech surveillance drones might just save them. Welcome to our weird new world!