A labor commission rules that Uber drivers should be treated as employees -- and casts a big question-mark over the entire "Uber-for-this-and-that" market.
It's hard to keep track of the heroes and villains in the fight to save rainforests. A ranking of companies that use palm oil offers some guidance.
The visualization shows how our everyday climate questions differ around the world.
The fast-food company is teaming up with the Bread Lab to reinvent the mass-produced tortilla.
Friction-free pods carrying you from SF to LA at supersonic speed? Elon Musk's wacky vision moves one step closer to reality.
Navajo Generating Station consumes 22,000 tons of coal and emits 44,000 tons of carbon each day, in large part to deliver Arizona’s water.
The FDA will ban partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the largest source of trans fats in processed foods, by 2018. This is a big deal.
Constant water monitoring can reveal leaky pipes and out people for abusing their sprinkler systems.
A new study from the Journal of Poverty suggests that teens might be reaching new heights of disillusionment.