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Business & Technology

This fracking company wants to end breast cancer — wait, what?

One thousand Passionately Pink® drill bits headed to a fracking site near you.

Cities

East Coasters, prepare for three decades of epic flooding

In the time it takes to pay a mortgage, East Coast cities will be swamped. Yikes.

Climate & Energy

Oil exec is “sick and tired” of minorities telling her what she can eat

Charlotte Lucas, cofounder and executive vice president of Lucas Oil Products, spilled some pretty nasty feelings on Facebook recently.

Climate & Energy

Will climate change make men extinct?

Probably not -- but a Japanese study DID find links between increasing temperature extremes and a declining proportion of male newborns.

Food

Hello humans, I’d like to tell you about plant blood

Scientists are now producing "blood" from plants and using it to liven up veggie burgers. A member of one deeply affected community weighs in.

follow the narrow brick road

Here’s why narrower streets are safer

Turns out that wider lanes only encourage people to drive faster, with deadly results.

What's app, doc?

This killer app will change the way we eat forever

In startup-land, Carrot is all the rage. To understand why, you'll have to learn what "organoleptic" means.

Business & Technology

McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Twitter are selling the green lifestyle on Collectively. Should you buy it?

For the perpetual cynic (hi!), Collectively could be seen as a very glossy marketing tool for corporate greenwashing.

Climate & Energy

Hey, Paul Krugman: Here’s the real argument about climate change and economic growth

The New York Times columnist says we can keep our economy growing even while we cut CO2 emissions. But is that true if we cut emissions as dramatically as we need to?

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