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Food

Ex-McDonald’s exec opens a healthy fast food restaurant

Mike Roberts, former president and CEO of McDonald's, co-founded Lyfe Kitchen, a restaurant that aims to do healthy food on a fast-food scale.

Living

Carly Rae Jepsen communes with nature in her new video

If you were looking for the perfect capstone to your “driving your tiny car to the woods for an awesome camping adventure” mix, then your …

Climate & Energy

These photos of Earth are so gorgeous they belong in a museum

For 40 years, satellites have been chilling up above the planet, capturing images of the surface for scientific purposes. But it happens that many of these photos look like incredible paintings. Here are a few of our favorites.

Animals

Maybe don’t tell children they can hug a rabid bat

Hey! Are you a jackass? Then you could probably use this advice: As much goodwill and admiration as you may think you’re earning by knowing …

Transportation

The best pictures of trucks inside trucks inside trucks

Here’s a kind of awesome way to get trucks off the road: put them inside trucks inside other trucks, like some kind of truck turducken. …

Cities

New York City is making cyclists go to remedial biker’s ed classes

New York City is treating wayward cyclists the same way a driver who’s racked up one too many DUIs might be: It’s sending them to …

Food

Half of Americans drink at least one glass of soda every day

Gallup has discovered a great divide in American society: There are those of us who drink soda and those of us who do not, and …

Animals

Wolverines refrigerate their food

Wolverines are loners, and they don’t like to share. They try not to hang out anywhere near other wolverines or other mammals, a social preference …

Living

This beer coaster can grow into a tree

It’s a little too easy to create a ton of waste while you’re getting wasted. Unless you’re near a store that provides growlers or you …