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The NSA has a farmers market. What they don’t tell you is [REDACTED]

Farmers have to go through two security clearances and have their wares sniffed by a K-9 unit before setting up shop.

Climate & Energy

What will happen to a sinking California? Just ask San Luis Obispo

An overdependence on groundwater is costing millions of dollars in damage in the idyllic coastal town.


The battle over abortion just got a whole lot weirder

Hail Satan and our robot overlords, I guess?

Climate & Energy

This chart will silence your friends who make excuses for climate change

You know all those other explanations for climate change? A brilliant infographic shows how lame they actually are.

Business & Technology

This bike does everything for your lazy ass

This smartbike is set to synch up with your smartphone or smartwatch, making it very appealing to your lazybrain and lazybody.

Climate & Energy

Dutch citizens just sued their own government for not stopping climate change

The ruling suggests that any nation that contributes to climate change is abusing the human rights of its citizens, not to mention the rest of the world.


It’s time to get rid of old, racist Confederate statues

Public spaces all over the U.S. harbor symbols that celebrate racism, separatism, and white supremacy. It's time for that to change.


The thing we need most to deal with climate change — beer — is threatened by climate change

Climate change is pushing the brewing industry to think more deeply about its practices and find more sustainable ways of producing your pint.

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Distilleries are using ugly fruit to make liqueur — and it’s as tasty as ever

Some distillers are starting to make their eaux de vie and brandies with fruit that would otherwise go to waste.