Business & Technology

Business & Technology

Uber, Lyft, and the growing problem of temp jobs

Riders love the convenience and availability of the swaggering, app-wielding, taxi-displacing car services. But they could turn us all into temps.

Something's fishy here...

Whole Foods is selling you fish farmed by prisoners

According to a recent investigation by Pacific Standard, your tilapia may have come from a federal prison in Cañon City, Colo.

Politics

What we can learn from Dr. Evil’s attack on Obama’s carbon rules

PR maestro Richard Berman serves the interests of the wealthy, but he’s just one cog in a machine. The attack on Obama's power-plant rules illustrates how.

Cities

These bizarre, beautiful cities of the future are also super green

Our view of the future is getting more sustainable, according to these images compiled by the U.K.’s Government Office of Science.

Climate & Energy

Thoughts on art and climate change from a Grammy-winning composer

John Luther Adams discusses the relationship between art and politics and nature, as only a flowery poet of the soul can.

Politics

Dr. Evil is defending Big Oil — is anyone defending climate the same way?

Richard Berman, hired henchman for fossil fuel companies, fights hard and dirty. Does anyone fight as hard and dirty for the climate?

la vie en vert

Eiffel Tower’s wind turbines prove even historic landmarks can go green

One of the world's most iconic monuments is raising awareness about green technology.

Living

Pornhub wants you to turn your dirty thoughts into clean energy — using this wristband

We sought the opinion of a few different men on the purported effectiveness of the Wankband.

The Future Is Awful

Mysterious hell-watch measures how sustainable you are in life and in bed

Are your showers too long and your rolls in the hay too short? This watch from Spain will sound the alarm.

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