Grist List

Please enjoy this turtle with a mohawk

This turtle is dealing with endangerment in much the same way many humans deal with adolescence: He's gone punk.

This hedgehog photo looks like a scene from a fairy tale

Photographer Cath Schneider captured this photo of her daughter and the hedgehog that lives in their garden, when the girl brought it a plate of lactose-free milk to drink and blow bubbles in.

This jawfish is a more dedicated parent than any human will ever be

This fish will gestate its babies in its mouth. He doesn’t eat while they’re developing. Would you do that for your babies?

Cities

At Etsy, even the trash travels by bike

If this were a Portlandia sketch, you’d think it was too unrealistic.

This is what four decades of Amazon deforestation looks like. (Spoiler: It’s bad)

NASA satellites might capture some amazing images of the Earth's surface, but they capture some incredibly depressing shots, too.

Humanity’s effort to take to the skies thwarted by jealous bees

Oh, bees. We've taken you into our homes (unwillingly) and our urban farms (on purpose), and this is how you repay us -- by trying to destroy the miracle of air travel?

Play along with Olympic cycling

The New York Times Magazine’s Christoph Niemann, who you might remember from the time he live-illustrated the New York marathon while running it, is now in London sketching the Olympics. This time, he’s playing around …

Here is an awesome photo of Curiosity parachuting down to Mars

This tiny jellyfish/hot air balloon-looking thing is actually the Curiosity rover on its way down to the surface of Mars, photographed by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Get used to this view, because once we’re forced to …

Living

If this photo doesn’t make you want to live in a tiny house, nothing will

We love us a good tiny house, but you know what is better than your run-of-the-mill tiny house? A tiny house on a tiny rock. A tiny house on a tiny rock in the middle …

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