Grist List

Algae Whiz

Amazing photosynthetic furniture could grow eco-friendly meals

The desk lunch will never be the same.

Fat Chances

The U.S. is cutting out trans fats from processed foods by 2018

The FDA will ban partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the largest source of trans fats in processed foods, by 2018. This is a big deal.

A song of ... just ice, actually

This drone footage of an iceberg collapsing is sad, cool

A Canadian teen captures explosive aerial footage of an iceberg collapsing, sets it to dramatic music.

Living

California kids may not have to worry about pesticides at school anymore

Pesticide use near school zones isn't just an isolated health risk -- it's been an ongoing environmental justice issue across California.

Kids These Days

American teens have incredibly depressing beliefs about money

A new study from the Journal of Poverty suggests that teens might be reaching new heights of disillusionment.

Food

Scientists confirm that Americans suck at not wasting food

Thankfully, nearly 90 percent of the survey's respondents were interested in reducing food waste at home.

Food

8 ideas for Ben & Jerry’s new vegan ice cream flavors

Now that the company has plans to start churning out dairyless ice cream, here are a few flavors we expect to find in the freezer aisle.

Business & Technology

Your Netflix binges could soon be fueled by solar power, thanks to Amazon

Guilt-free "Orange is the New Black" marathons? Yes, please.

Living

America’s new poet laureate is the son of migrant farmworkers

Herrera's new designation comes at a time when immigration and farmworker rights are very much hot topics across the country.