Grist List


This egg needs to be guarded 24 hours a day, because British egg collectors are CRAZY

Conservationists have been trying to bring common cranes back to Britain, and now one pair has laid an egg.

Prague’s “love subway” will let single people find romance while they commute

It'll basically be like Amtrak's quiet car, except instead of sitting in silence, everyone will be scanning the car like they would a bar on a Saturday night.

Climate & Energy

Staggering time-lapse footage of the Oklahoma tornado

Watch Monday's deadly tornado go from a neat, eerie-looking funnel to a giant mess of wind and destruction.


Everyone relax, Sarah Palin has proven there’s no such thing as climate change

You know it's science because she used the Latin word for "ass."


Nutella demands immediate cancellation of World Nutella Day

Oh Nutella, why won't you let us love you?

Climate & Energy

This awesome mobile lab travels the country measuring methane air pollution

It has, for instance, "a mast that rises up five stories, like a periscope."

World’s worst driver hits biker and brags about it on Twitter

If you're a biker, sometimes it feels like drivers are out to get you. Sometimes they are.

Best switcheroo ever: Scientists could extract gold with cornstarch instead of cyanide

Any time you can switch out cornstarch for cyanide in an industrial process, you're doing well.


California almost got an amazing bicycle superhighway 116 years ago

It's too bad this beautiful bike path from the olden days never got a chance to exist.