This video of Earth and the stuff we put on it is mesmerizing

Grab your headphones and give it a watch.


Couple turns lawn into ecosystem; officials threaten to mow it down

A couple in Ohio decided to let their yard grow wild, but their township wasn't having it.


The Senate passed a surprisingly good transportation bill

But now for the House ...


This fed-up bicyclist moves a car with his bare hands

This is what you get when you mess with cyclists, Brazil.


Are the youth of Seattle more afraid of an earthquake or climate change?

We talked to the nice people running around Capitol Hill Block Party and asked what scares them more.


Potholes on the road to highway funding might put us on a better course

Congress is deadlocked on extending the Highway Trust Fund. Maybe it's time to rethink the whole idea.


Your bus never comes because the world is a crazy place

The reason that your commute is such a nonstop wonder-rollercoaster has to do with chaos theory. Go figure!

Pave it forward

Is there any earth-friendly way to pave a footpath?

A reader's city is replacing its network of pedestrian walks. Concrete? Asphalt? Rubber? Umbra covers the ground.


The good news about the earthquake that will destroy the Northwest

Seattle is a century overdue for a disastrous earthquake. But there's a silver lining!