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Cities

The Daily Show skewers Detroit over water shut-offs

The show's Jessica Williams cracks wise about ball washers as the city's water department continues shutting off accounts.

Living

Neil deGrasse Tyson just told a tiny girl to be a scientist, and now I’m weeping

Would you like to get some life advice from Neil deGrasse Tyson in a public forum? Well, first you have to be 6 years old.

Head in the Clouds

Watch a year’s worth of CO2 swirl around the globe like a horrifying lava lamp

This is as beautiful to watch as it is worrisome.

Grand Oil Party

Here’s why the GOP just loves fossil fuels

The Republican energy agenda goes far beyond Keystone.

Food

Meet the women who grow your food

Through the Female Farmer Project, photographer Audra Mulkern is documenting the rise of women in American ag.

PR flail

Pipeline builder advised to gin up fake grassroots support

TransCanada has teamed up with the world's largest public relations firm to promote a proposed alternative pipeline that's entirely in Canada.

Cities

Comedian Wyatt Cenac on mayo, hair salons, and gentrification

The former Daily Show correspondent says there are two kinds of gentrifier. Only one would open a mayonnaise shop.

Politics

Would you like some spies with that right to peacefully assemble?

Forty different federal agencies are keeping themselves busy spying on the American public, according to a New York Times study.

bar none

We’re eating chocolate faster than we can grow it

Climate change is fueling a global chocolate shortage -- and we aren't helping.

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