Grist List


Muddy today? This beautifully simple bike fender can be installed and removed in seconds

It's made of recycled polypropylene plastic, too.


This is the longest 100 percent recycled bridge in the country

OK, it’s still not very long -- only 24.6 feet. But it's sturdy! And it’s 80 percent post-consumer waste!

Climate & Energy

Don’t burn people for fuel. Is this really that hard?

Who's writing about setting people on fire to meet our energy needs? Oh, it's Glenn Beck. What a surprise.


Elusive sea serpent spotted; penis jokes commence

Researchers shot not one but FIVE videos of the Michael Fassbender of the sea.


We really, really want one of these gorgeous human-sized bird’s nests

These "spirits nests" are often made out of Eucalyptus wood.


Naked bike riders have a strong message of … sorry what were we saying?

In Sunday's World Naked Bike Ride, genitals met saddles around the world. We bring you some photos, and try to sort out what it all means.


Trees may be keeping you alive

There’s reason to believe that killing trees really does lower overall health.

Climate & Energy

The U.S. government is the fourth biggest greenhouse gas polluter in the country

Part of the reason the government ranks so high is that it's also a power company.


Bee sperm bank developed to fight colony collapse disorder

Our entire future rests on scientists' ability to collect bee sperm and use it to create the One True Bee. So, basically The Matrix.

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