It will soon be the third state to require labels on genetically modified food -- and the first state willing to go there even if other states don't.
A reader wonders if it's OK for her kids to dip into a nearby river. Umbra gets testy.
When a volcanic eruption threw the global climate into chaos two centuries ago, slavery surged. We can expect more such humanitarian crises in our climate-changed future.
Jeff Mitchell rides up and down California's Central Valley bearing a message: Farming without plowing saves soil and money.
Grist cannot be held responsible for the peeing of your pants while watching this.
Check out famous vacuum dude James Dyson's design for the M.V. Recyclone boat, a.k.a. the U.S.S. Sucky (in our minds, at least).
A new study examines the potential hazards of natural gas extraction.
The people have spoken, and one lucky man in Hollywood will be the happy recipient of a fruit basket.
If the words “recumbent trike” make your lip curl, we understand. But the solar-powered, electric ELF deserves a second look.