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Living

What’s the best way to heat things up at home?

We’re talking about water molecules, of course. Umbra gets into hot water.

Business & Technology

The Norwegians just made a huge move in palm oil divestment

A big pension fund just divested from a massive conglomerate because a sub-subsidiary was cutting down rainforests.

it's not a bug, it's a feature

When they’re not busy weaving leaves, these ants make great insecticides

Ants can work together to fight pests that prey on crops. But can we learn to work with them?

Education

Can supermarkets supplement failing schools?

A new study looks at how grocery stores in low-income communities can be extensions of the preschool classroom.

blending nemo

We’re basically putting the cast of Finding Nemo in a blender

Warming ocean temperatures are scrambling ecosystems, as species migrate to cooler waters.

Evil corporate henchman attacks Chipotle

An ad from a shady PR guy claims your favorite burritos will make you fat.

Cities

What America can learn from Europe’s high-speed trains

As California builds its own high-speed rail line, it has a great opportunity to invigorate cities along the route.

Politics

We better figure out a smarter way to take care of the world’s refugees — before the climate multiplies them

Hungary is building a wall to block refugees from entering the country. Sound familiar?

Politics

In the face of war, immigration, and climate change, let’s take care of our human family

On parenthood in the face of catastrophes, Aylan Kurdi, and the best thing for people and the planet.