Grist List

Climate & Energy

In the future, wind turbine blades could be made out of vegetables

Unlike some fuel sources we could name, wind power doesn’t dump tons of carbon into the atmosphere. But that doesn’t mean turbines don’t come with their own environmental issues. Those majestic, gigantic turbine blades — …

Definitely the cutest baby kangaroo wearing undies you’ll see all day

This picture contains dangerous levels of cute. I think the undies have bears on them.

Food

5-hour Energy has been implicated in 13 deaths

Maybe they can turn it all into ethanol, like they did with Four Loko.

Cities

D.C. may soon be overrun with wild pigs

This is not a "Congress is back in session" joke.

Bizarre, troubling ‘suds tsunami’ in Nairobi, Kenya

It's even grosser than it looks.

Food

Here’s the fake-human-flesh bread to complete your fake-human-flesh sandwich

Thai artist Kittiwat Unarrom makes fake human-meat bread, so your entire panini can look like it came out of a Cronenberg film.

Living

Fart-eating underpants could do a lot for air pollution

Pretty soon we won't even have to bathe. We'll just walk around in our odor-absorbing clothes, giggling to ourselves that no one knows how disgusting we are.

Food

Williams-Sonoma’s ‘Agrarian’ products take pretentious and self-satisfied to new heights

DIY the shit out of your life. Simultaneously inform all potential friends and suitors that you're annoying and probably just talk about food all the time.

Cities

Airbnb has a new tool that tells you which neighborhoods you’ll actually enjoy

It’s a lot more accurate than guidebooks are.