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Cycle Hack

Easy tip for biking in a skirt: Put a penny in yo’ pants

These women love bikes as much as they love skirts -- and don't think the two need to be mutually exclusive.

Slash and burn

House Republicans to EPA: “We’ll take your money and give it to fires!”

The GOP wants to cut EPA funding and block the agency from regulating CO2, while steering some of that money to firefighting efforts.

Death comes forest all

While away the hours to your inevitable demise with this green burial documentary

"A Will for the Woods" follows a cancer patient looking for a way to connect with nature in death.

Climate & Energy

Enough of the climate-denying clowns, say BBC bigwigs

When it comes to science reporting, let's stick to the, uh, science, says the independent BBC Trust.


This weed is taking over the planet. On the upside, it’s delicious

Palmer amaranth, a.k.a. pigweed, is defying all our efforts to beat it back. Why not eat it instead?

Cleanliness is next to godlessness?

Heathens are still greener than Christians

Remember the hype about the greening of Christianity? Yeah, that, not so much.

Hand it over!

Europe really wants America’s oil and gas

European Union negotiators are pushing the U.S. to drop its crude oil export ban and increase exports of natural gas, according to a leaked document.

Furries? Feet? Forget it: This flower’s weird sexual hangup has us humans beat

And you thought our fetishes were weird ...


The 15 things I underlined in Dan Barber’s smart new book

Barber, renowned chef at Blue Hill, serves up a lot of tasty nuggets in his book "The Third Plate."

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