Grist List


Man arrested for flying with 200 pounds of caterpillars

Apparently the man intended to eat them. That's a lot of caterpillar stroganoff.


Trippy-looking thermal photos show penguins are even colder than the surrounding air

Thermal imaging shows that penguins' feathers are even colder than the sub-zero air they live in. It also makes them look super '80s radical.


Pet-loving architects in the Dominican Republic build a beautiful animal shelter out of recycled materials

Animal lovers in the Dominican Republic have banded together to create a beautiful recycled shelter for some abandoned dogs and cats.


You don’t need nature, you just need the smell of it

An immunologist in Japan named Qing Li has been working for years to show that you can get a bunch of the benefits of nature without actually going there.


Watch a magical LED light installation on the San Francisco Bay Bridge

San Francisco has unveiled the Bay Lights project, in which the bridge is illuminated with 25,000 twinkling LEDs. In two years, no pattern will be repeated, but we have a few here for you.


Two guys in London opened a coffee shop in a men’s bathroom

They did have to scrub the place down a bit.


The best tiny house ever can be yours for $1,200

The Gypsy Junker needs to go.

Climate & Energy

Giant 2,000-pound camels used to live in the Arctic

Back when the Arctic was a slightly-less-frozen wasteland, one-ton camels roamed its plains.


Sure, that bike is nice, but wouldn’t you rather have a unicorn?

We've all been there. You're trying to sell a really nice bike to a dude who seems really interested, and then OF COURSE some jackass shows up with a unicorn and the whole deal goes sour.

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