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4 crazy facts from a new fashion documentary

"The True Cost" gives new meaning to the phrase "retail therapy." We might need a retail therapist after watching it.


Bernie Sanders cares about cockblocking, too

A passion for CAPS and a liberal attitude toward sex? Be still, my heart!


Why are officials turning off the tap this summer in some of America’s most vulnerable cities?

Come April, municipal utilities start cracking down on businesses and homes with late water bills by shutting off their taps. Is it ethical?

Climate & Energy

Here’s why we need to politicize disasters

Ted Cruz says we shouldn't politicize the Texas floods. He's wrong. If we want to prevent disasters tomorrow, we need talk about vulnerabilities today.


California Senate candidate: “We’re all going to die”

Mike Beitiks is running on a "single board platform": He's all climate, all the time.

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Walrus cam or the Entourage movie? Either way, bunch of dudes on a beach

The boys are back in town. And by boys, we mean Vince, E, Drama, Turtle, Ari, and thousands of male walruses.


A Republican governor just bucked his party to veto an ag-gag law

In a shocking move of moral consistency, a governor says that if we protect whistleblowers in nursing homes, we shouldn't prosecute them on farms.


Guess what Lil Mama’s new single “Sausages” is really about

Lil Mama is dropping some words of wisdom about safe sex masked in allegory about breakfast food.


The real sharing economy doesn’t require apps, just kindness

In the middle of a trans-continent bike trip, our hero discovers that in rural America, sharing comes naturally.