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Young, single farmer seeks same — and it’s not easy

To get a real idea of what a farmer's search for love looks like, we had some very candid conversations with six farmers across the country.

Business & Technology

Angry Birds wants to get you mad about climate change

The makers of the highly addictive game will announce on Earth Day that it is has a new mission: raising awareness about climate change.


Ready to work for Hillary? Sign up here

A new group called Inclusv is trying to build a rainbow coalition for Clinton, and draw more people of color into political campaigns.


Think commodity corn farmers are evil? Meet a few of them

If you actually sit down and talk with a commodity farmer, they start to sound a lot like the typical small farmer -- only with a gazilion times more corn.

Babe Alert!

8 rad ladies who aren’t running for president (and one who is): It’s Woman Crush Wednesday

Hillary's bid for president has taken over the interwebs this week, but we've got a few more women just as worthy of your attention.

oh, shell no!

Could Seattle activists throw a wrench in Shell’s Arctic drilling plans?

Shell wants to use Seattle's port as a staging ground, but citizens and protestors are cooking up plans to block the oil giant's scheme.

Climate & Energy

Coal is dying all by itself

Since 2008, the coal industry shed nearly 50,000 jobs, while natural gas and renewable energy added four times that number.


What do green activists think about Hillary Clinton?

Many climate hawks won't be cheap dates this time around. They want Hillary to commit to keeping fossil fuels in the ground.


Willie Nelson: The man, the myth, and what he means to farmers

The country icon talks 30 years of Farm Aid, pot legalization, and more.