Grist List

Living

This tiny house uses mushrooms as insulation

So, basically it's the next best thing to being a Smurf and living in a toadstool.

Food

Ben & Jerry’s is going GMO-free

Gotta hand it to Ben & Jerry's: It knows how to please its core audience (the hippies, at least; not necessarily the recently dumped).

Living

Caffeine withdrawal is a legit mental disorder now

Surprising zero coffee drinkers anywhere, denying someone her caffeine is a BAD IDEA.

Living

These adorable dogs protect endangered penguins, make your heart grow three sizes

Little penguins -- real name -- are coming back from the brink of extinction, thanks to two badass sheepdogs.

Food

Burger King has invented a way for you to eat a burger while riding your bike

We get it -- you want to ride your bike, like we keep telling you to, but you're hampered by the fast-food burgers you're double-fisting. Well, your long nightmare is over.

Living

Certified bat pick-up artist can’t find lady bats after looking for six whole years

“There have to be females. It’s just that we can’t find them, and it’s very embarrassing.”

Food

Watch what happens when this toddler figures out his food is animals

We're not saying you should stop eating animals. We're just saying that if you don't, this 2-year-old may be more ethically conscious than you.

Living

Bike-part vending machines can rescue you from an unexpected breakdown

In NYC, a network of bike vending machines will provide round-the-clock access to tubes, patch kits, and other sundry bike necessities.

Living

Your mud-soaked festival tent could become beautiful gift wrap

A brave company called Wrag Wrap is going to raid that pile of broken-down tents and transform the gleanings into reusable gift wrap.

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