Grist List

Climate & Energy

National Review heralds the ‘wonderland’ of tar sands with a photo of a blighted hellscape

This cover literally looks like a Photoshop someone mocked up to make everyone on the masthead look like asses.


Make an awesome kid’s bike by ruining an IKEA stool

If you put it together right, IKEA's Frosta is a simple stool. If you put it together wrong, it's a cute kid-sized bicycle.


Take our quiz to figure out what kind of chicken is right for you

Modern Farmer has a guide to choosing a chicken. The only problem: It wasn't in Cosmo quiz form. We fixed that.


If your food wasn’t fake enough already, now you can spray paint it gold

As a rule, we do try not to eat anything that has "ethanol" in its list of ingredients.


Meet Paris’ newest municipal gardeners: Four teeny sheep

Paris is finally catching up with those cutting-edge trendsetters in Ohio -- the City of Lights has decided to follow the herd and use a flock of adorable sheep as lawnmowers.


Ryan Gosling feels bad for the cows

The beefed-up star wrote a letter to the National Milk Producers Federation asking it to end the practice of dehorning cows.


Here is a chicken wearing a sweater

It's a chicken in a sweater. What more do you need to know? Oh: You can also knit your own, if you know a chicken with goosebumps.


Kidnapped Ethiopian girl rescued by caring, protective lions

A 12-year-old girl kidnapped in Ethiopia was found several days after her abduction, safe under the watchful eyes of three lions.


Here’s how to make an omelette without breaking eggs

Well, OK, not quite. But this is as close as you're going to get.

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