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Ten Lords a-Feasting

This bourbon balls recipe will knock your socks off

On the 10th day of DIY Christmas, I made my true love these delicious bourbon balls.

nine ladies fragrancing

Make your own Febreze, no benzisothiazolinone required

On the ninth day of DIY Christmas, I gave my true love a fresh-smelling alternative to chemical-laden air fresheners.

Business & Technology

Villains who poisoned W. Va. drinking water could end up behind bars

Indictments have come down for execs at the coal-"cleaning" company that contaminated the drinking water of 300,000 people.

Climate & Energy

Obama sounds like he’s about to reject the Keystone pipeline

The president said surprisingly smart -- and skeptical -- things about the proposed pipeline at a news conference on Friday.

Climate & Energy

Is China’s demand for coal going to keep rising? Don’t bet on it

A report from the International Energy Agency suggests that demand will grow steadily for years. There are lots of good reasons to believe that's wrong.

Climate & Energy

We wrote (and sang!) these climate apocalypse holiday carols just for you

Here are the Grist Family Singers with a little two-part harmony on "Away in the (climate apocalypse) Future" and "Violent Night." You're welcome.

Climate & Energy

California needs 16 million Olympic swimming pools worth of rain to end the drought

The two weeks of rain have helped, but it's not nearly enough.

Climate & Energy

You can look forward to 30 days of flooding, America

Most coastal regions of the United States will see 30 or more days of flooding by 2050 thanks to sea-level rise, according to new research from NOAA.

Food

Dutch weedburgers won’t get you high, but they could save the planet

Sadly, these sliders are made of that other kind of weed: seaweed.