Grist List


Don’t try to get anything done in D.C., even driving

D.C. has the worst gridlock. Twice over.


Help your favorite species win this March Madness tournament for best animal of all time

Buzzfeed is running a March Madness tournament for the cutest things nature has to offer, and when it's done we'll all know for certain which animal is best.


This bizarre-looking bike went 127 miles per hour

That gigantic gear had 130 teeth. The bike had wooden rims to keep it from overheating. It weighed 45 pounds. And it went fast. As. Hell.


13-year-old genius from Kenya is saving lions with LEDs

Richard Turere's invention will keep lions from killing cows, which will keep humans from killing lions.


Practically all of the forest elephants are dead :( :(

A new study found that the number of forest elephants in Africa has dropped by two-thirds over the past decade, to just 100,000.

Climate & Energy

This 8-year-old understands global warming better than most of Congress

If Fox News wanted to hire this kid as science correspondent, we wouldn't object.


That’s not just a bug, that’s an amazing artist who happens to be a bug

Steven Kutcher is an entomologist, but he's so much more than that. He is a visionary, and his bugs are the vehicle for that vision.

Business & Technology

A robot that throws cinderblocks means that humans will no longer be employed to throw cinderblocks

Some robot builders have built a robot that throws cinderblocks. They are still working on the aim.


Goats yelling like humans, part 2: Electric WHY IS THIS STILL FUNNY

If you want more yelling goats, here they are. But if you want more after this video, you'll probably have to start a backyard farm.

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