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CAVE OF FOR-SHREDDIN' DREAMS

This new underground bike park totally rules

Built some 75 feet underground, Louisville's Mega Cavern is the latest in a run of ridonculous urban bike parks. Sick, brah!

Living

Outfit so last year? Compost it

Eco-clothing brand Freitag wants you to feed your plants with its pants.

Wheely Delicious

Food bikes combine our two favorite things

From bakeries on wheels in Pittsburgh to mobile taquerias in Oakland, brewers, chefs, baristas, and farmers alike are turning to bikes.

Climate & Energy

Watch this nature doc on the majestic tar-sands pipeline

This spin-off of National Geographic Channel's "Great Migrations" tells the story of an unexpected critter.

Food

Even Hello Kitty is getting into sustainable food

The cartoon cat moves on from homemaking and Ferris wheel-riding to start her own wildly popular organic farm in Hong Kong.

Food

Why essential oils could change factory farming

Chickens might soon blow their paychecks in the "Holistic Healing" aisle at Whole Foods -- just like you!

Business & Technology

These battery-powered trains are almost as magical as the Hogwarts Express

They shuttle Brits 12 miles using only batteries the size of a BIC lighter.

Cities

Overachieving Germans to green the Autobahn

The city of Hamburg plans to bury a section of the Autobahn, and plant a stretch of parks, gardens, and trails on top the tunnel.

Cool Whirl

See your new favorite parts of Earth (and Middle-earth) in 4 minutes

You'll never need to board a carbon-spewing plane again.

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