Grist List

Animals

Please enjoy this disco lobster

The lobster is having its day in high fashion — Anna Wintour wore one to the Met Ball — and apparently the little sea bugs …

Food

Monsanto WISHES it could make corn this cool

“Glass Gem” corn looks almost CGI, but it actually comes out of the ground that way. It’s the product of a small farm and a …

Living

Psych! World won’t end this year after all

We're definitely hurtling towards doom, but take heart: At least the world isn't going to end for a stupid reason like "Mayan prophecy."

Animals

How to save wolves: Take photos where they look like crazy mutants

Those clever ecologists at the U.S. Geological Survey have found a way to obtain information about wolves that doesn’t involve trapping them, collaring them, or …

Going solar doesn’t mean you’re some weird pickler guy, say new ads

SunRun, a solar leasing company, has a handful of funny ads out.

Critical List: Antarctic ice sheets’ soft underbellies; monkey sets traps

The undersides of Antarctic ice sheets, thought to be fairly safe for now, are melting. Robert Abbey, the head of the Bureau of Land Management, …

Animals

Feed a hummingbird from your face

How many ways do I love this face-mounted hummingbird feeder? It looks like an off-brand Iron Man costume! It lets hummingbirds drink from the bridge …

Media

Fox News has finally figured out that low gas prices are bad

We’ve been saying for a while that expensive gas is good news — not just because the expense of filling a tank could drive people …

Transportation

Classical music flash mob turns subway car into symphony orchestra

The Copenhagen Philharmonic really knows how to make a subway commute more beautiful. Musicians took over a train car during what looks like the morning …