Business & Technology

Climate & Energy

Nebraska Supreme Court clears the way for a Keystone decision

The court said the pipeline's planned route through Nebraska is just fine. Now the ball is in Obama's court.

Living

This horror film is about K-Cups

K-Cups are an incredibly stupid invention. This video shows the terror of bad coffee habits left unchecked.

Food

Federal diet guidelines won’t mention food’s environment connection. Ugh.

The new dietary guidelines want you to know that your food came from the grocery store.

Plane Speak

Planes have nobody but themselves to blame for making it harder to fly

Not only are the emissions from your transatlantic flight to Rome gassing the climate -- they're also making it harder for that same flight to get off the ground in the first place.

Politics

Stop what you’re doing and watch Elizabeth Warren rip apart Keystone

Sen. Warren hauled out a can of whoop-ass on Republicans who want to push through the pipeline, bashing it as a boon for lobbyists and big business.

Climate & Energy

Is this the end of Cape Wind?

It was intended to be the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. New setbacks mean it might not get built at all.

Climate & Energy

Texas city in fracking area is rocked by 11 earthquakes in 24 hours

Coincidence?

Notes of cherry, oak, and Coppertone

Australia is so hot even the grapes wear sunscreen

With summer temperatures skyrocketing, winemakers in Australia protect their delicate harvest with a hearty dose of SPF.

Living

Is it safe to drink water out of plastic pipes?

A reader wonders about copper pipes vs. PEX. Umbra plumbs the options.