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Cities

Gentrification doesn’t fix inner-city schools

An influx of wealth might improve neighborhoods, but public schools? Not so much.

Climate & Energy

Inhofe threw a snowball on the Senate floor, and therefore climate change isn’t real

The Senate's most vocal critic of the scientific consensus on climate change used the snowball as part of his case for why global warming is a hoax.

Cities

Traffic is so bad in Seattle that people have resorted to riding the bus

Why sit in traffic all by yourself when you can do it with 30 or 40 of your closest friends?

Cities

Jobs are shifting back to cities — and that’s good news for mass transit

Employment is now growing faster in many downtowns than in outlying areas. That creates opportunities to improve our transportation systems.

Living

Meet the invasives: Burmese python will eat your cat, won’t apologize

It's National Invasive Species Awareness Week. But are they really scary invaders, or exciting new neighbors? The choice is yours.

The Future Is Awful

Mysterious hell-watch measures how sustainable you are in life and in bed

Are your showers too long and your rolls in the hay too short? This watch from Spain will sound the alarm.

Politics

Jim Webb, Democratic presidential hopeful, slams Obama over Keystone bill veto

Webb vented his frustration with a virulent tweetstorm. Here's what he got wrong.

Climate & Energy

Will Obama’s climate plan cause blackouts? No.

Experts explain why.

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Bob’s Burgers loves trees almost as much as butts

Animation is going greener — and we're not just talking about The Hulk.

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