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By next year, you could go to work in a building powered by algae

It is literally a green building.

Business & Technology

Levi’s is making jeans out of plastic bottles

Levi's is making a new kind of jeans out of 20 percent recycled material. We hope they are as cool and comfortable as regular Levi's.

Here are some cute bike messengers and their butts

Men with good glutes, dumb hats, and questionable facial hair pose for a calendar.

Watch a cute rescued fox eat his birthday treat

He gets a whole bag of marshmallows, but don't worry -- it's just a once-a-year treat, and anyway, he saves some for later.


People who eat more vegetables are happier

Maybe it's just because their food tastes better.

Mars’ grand canyon can kick our Grand Canyon’s ass

Mars may or may not have water, but it does have a gigantic, beautiful canyon that puts America's Grand Canyon to shame. I


This woman’s trying to break the Guinness record for fastest tour of the NYC subway system

She's not doing it for the glory, though. She's doing it to call attention to proposed fare hikes that could raise the standard subway fare to $2.50.

New species of jellyfish lives in Portland International Airport and feeds on anxiety

If you happen to be migrating through Portland International Airport, you may have come across this tank of jellyfish gently drifting in the currents.

Post-ecopocalypse survival tip: You can start a fire using water

If you live on the coasts, you could soon have more water than you know what to do with. Here's how to use it to cook your dwindling food supplies.