Renee Haugerud is a farmer's daughter, but she's also the founder of a fancy New York hedge fund. These two attributes have made her basically the only person in the country to have come out ahead from this summer's terrible drought.
One time I made a joke in a Grist List post about some new horrible form of weather, where I was like “ha ha, what’s next, FIRENADOS?” And then people on Twitter were like “um, …
A Vanderbuilt University Study on gender and observational skills reveals strange facts about what men and women recognize.
A river in New Zealand now has person hood status -- we're all so relieved, since everyone treats people great.
OK, yes, the word “epic” is sorely overused to mean “something that is awesome on an awesomeness continuum that runs roughly from cornflakes to supernovas.” But when I say that photographer Steve Simonsen’s video of …
Walking is good. Getting hit by cars is not. Chicago hopes to increase the former by decreasing chances of the latter.
Paint spilled all over the highway outside of Manaus, Brazil
There's a friendly lady microbiologist at Harvard named Rachel Dutton who is willing to field chefs' inquiries about their fermented creations.
Generally, gigantic engineering companies don’t truck with whimsy. But Siemens, which makes many of the wind turbines popping up on horizons around the world, has created a suite of new products that makes turbines more …
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