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drillers gonna drill

Gas prices are way low, but U.S. oil production to grow in 2015. What gives?

A worldwide glut of the crude stuff should mean less oil drilling in North Dakota, right? Wrong.

Run ways

These maps show your city’s best-trod running routes

Oceans, rivers, lakes -- one look at these beautiful maps of smartphone data show just how much we love to run next to bodies of water.

Food

The new year means more healthy food — and junk food, apparently

While we toss in seaweed chips and gluten-free bread into our shopping carts, we forget to let up on the Cheetos.

Business & Technology

Personal rapid transit: The future of public transportation, maybe

A new personal rapid transport system called skyTran could revolutionize urban transportation. Or not.

Business & Technology

Need to borrow a chainsaw? This app can help

Peerby connects folks in need of bike pumps and folding chairs with the neighbors who have them.

Climate & Energy

California’s cap-and-trade program now covers cars

The oil industry claims this will make gasoline prices soar. Experts say that’s not true -- unless the oil industry manipulates the market.

Cities

Plants clean this office building’s air in the world’s most polluted city

In the world's smoggiest city, ventilating with outdoor air doesn't work. A little greenery will do the trick, though.

Living

What’s my greenest tea option?

A reader wonders if there's such thing as recyclable tea packaging. Umbra strains for an answer.

Food

A New Year’s scramble to obey California’s hard-boiled egg laws

By aiming rules at eaters rather than farmers, California's bid to change poultry farming might actually succeed.