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Why are all the badass women getting left out of the Mad Max video game?

Oh, another video game where the women are just passive, anatomically impossible sex objects? Yawn.


A Seattle high school is taking birth control access to the next level

Now, it’s easier for a Chief Sealth student to get an IUD than it is to get a Coke.

Babe Alert!

It’s Woman Crush Wednesday! Let’s celebrate our new college grads

This Woman Crush Wednesday, we bring you ladies running everything from climate cash to computer science.


Bill Nye, Amy Schumer, and Broad City team up to explain the universe in 3 minutes

Ladies, let's not rely on "the universe" to tell us what to do with our lives.

Climate & Energy

2 cool maps that show how wind power is poised to go big — really big

The U.S. Department of Energy has published two new maps that put that our wind-powered future in concrete terms.

Hive five

5 ways to tackle the mess that bees are in

You can spray 'em, breed 'em, even genetically engineer 'em. But the best way to fight bee mites might be to change the whole system.


Can the “whitest city in America” deliver green living for all?

Portland, Ore., has set out to bridge the "green divide," bringing environmental justice to poor communities and communities of color.

Climate & Energy

You can’t talk about the future of the Democratic Party without talking about climate change

A recent N.Y. Times article paints Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D) as a pragmatist fighting off a challenge from his left, but it misses the mark by ignoring his progressive leadership on climate change.


Surprise — teens are having sex. How can we make it safer?

Teen sex is not a big deal as long it's done safely -- which is where, sadly, we start to run into trouble.