Grist List

Living

It’s Friday, let’s hang out with baby goats all day

It's Friday! It's March! It's almost spring! Let's celebrate like Heidi would by hanging out with baby goats.

Living

This bike is so light even a kid can lift it

This bike is called the BlackBraid, and it weighs only 11 pounds.

Food

Affectless hipster invents, what else, an Oreo separating machine

A Portland man has created an amazing device that takes the cream out of an Oreo. No, it's not a butter knife.

Living

At South by Southwest, even the free bikes will use Twitter

Sometimes, ad agencies have amazing ideas. Like bikes that tweet while you ride them.

Living

Watch a helicopter rescue a deer stranded on ice by blowing it to shore

A deer stranded on the ice was pushed to safety with the air blast off a low-flying helicopter. Like James Bond for deer.

Cities

Subway ‘flight attendants’ give lucky train riders snacks, blankets, and their best commute ever

Improv Toronto brought the perks of air travel to subway commuters.

Food

Former Trader Joe’s CEO: Let them eat cake — as long as it’s cake we weren’t going to eat ourselves

Doug Rauch is starting a store where poor people can buy the stuff rich people didn't want to eat.

Cities

Beijing’s smog is so bad it can hide a 1,000-foot skyscraper

This was an unusually bad day in Beijing air quality -- pollution levels were off the charts by 6 a.m.

Living

Creepy scientists give tadpole eyes on the back of its body

Usually we don't go around calling people mad scientists, but this is definitely edging into that territory.

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