Grist List

Living

New York has to choose between its High Line and its kinky sex parades

The High Line makes New Yorkers face up to what sort of city they want -- one that's exciting, but little bit rougher around the edges, or one that's safe but maybe a little bit …

Living

If life gives you invasive pythons, make handbags

Florida state officials have been looking for a way to monetize their python problem, and New Yorker fashion designers have a solution.

Business & Technology

Facebook’s new roof is greener, more expensive than yours

Facebook is putting an amazing green roof on its new building in Menlo Park. It's going to be big and elaborate. You can only see it if you get a job at Facebook.

Living

Someone is wrong on the internet, and it’s Google’s Earth Day doodle

We like celebrating Earth. But it turns out that Google has created a weird alternative planet that has a sun, a moon, four seasons, and prairie dogs but could not possibly be Earth.

Living

Contest-winning kids are absurdly good at drawing endangered creatures

Kindergartener Ava Bribiesco decided she wanted to depict American burying beetles -- and won the grand prize.

Living

We say YES to this wedding dress made out of reused bread bag ties

The whole dress cost less than $50 to make. And it's beautiful.

Living

Two-in-one trash can removes your excuse not to recycle

The Solecan is two cans that snap together into one. You just have to move your recycling about an inch to the left, which you can probably handle even if you're really lazy.

Living

Disabled squirrel named Winkelhimer learns to express herself through painting

Winkelhimer Smith, artist and squirrel, is dealing with the trauma of a cat attack through painting.

Living

Liveblog: Cute animals to look at

You could use a break, some kind of good news, something easy to think about -- but you can't tear yourself away long enough to go looking for it. Well, just relax. We will bring …