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Stephen Colbert to the children of America: Dream of being a politician with zero grasp of science!

America's coastline, meet your reaper: James Inhofe, Oklahoma senator.

Politics

Was the shocking outcome of Maryland’s gubernatorial race about rain, or something else?

Pundits have blamed the "rain tax" for Anthony Brown's loss to an unknown Republican. But did race play a role?

Gaelic Gale Power

Scotland may achieve energy independence before political independence

Scotland's wind turbines are producin' loads o' lecky.

Balls In Your Court

I watched a bunch of scrotums get snipped and it was totally fine

Before advocating for men to take some reproductive responsibility, we set out to confirm that their options don't suck.

Politics

No, Americans did not just vote to “drill, baby, drill!”

Big Oil and its Republican lackeys claim that the recent elections give them a mandate to drill. It couldn't be farther from the truth.

Can of Wormholes

“Interstellar” solves climate change by incoherently jetting into space

The new Christopher Nolan film starts on a human-ravaged Earth and ends in a black hole. Where does that leave us?

Politics

Surprise! This GOP senator’s theory about volcanoes and climate change is totally wrong

This should not actually come as a surprise.

Living

Move over Beyonce, there’s a new Queen Bee

America's honey royalty don bee beards and travel the U.S. to spread awareness about the little pollinators and colony collapse.

Here Comes the Sun

America’s solar boom, in charts

It's been a bit player, but solar power is about to shine.

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