Grist List

Living

These maps show how rent is too damn high across America

You need to spend a lot of time working to make ends meet on minimum wage.

JUST BEAD IT

What do your mouth and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch have in common?

Those tiny, plastic particles really are everywhere.

Tears of soy

Amy’s Kitchen moves to fast food

Will Americans go for vegan, gluten-free fast food?

Living

Bill Nye, Amy Schumer, and Broad City team up to explain the universe in 3 minutes

Ladies, let's not rely on "the universe" to tell us what to do with our lives.

Climate & Energy

Climate change is messing with gravity again

Antarctic ice is still melting at a gravity-shifting rate. Climate change is really heavy stuff.

Living

Sea lion, fed up with climate change, hits the bar

All jokes about sea lions and Hair of the Dogs aside, starving sea lions landing in Newport bars is really upsetting.

Eggspense Account

Prepare to pay more for eggs

With domestic output in jeopardy, egg producers are contemplating both foreign supplies and plant-based alternatives.

A Lakely Story

Nashville is pretty ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ about its giant accidental lake

Even Google Maps recognizes the country music capital's unnatural body of water.

Food

This map of food cravings across the United States will make you hungry

Jucy Lucys. Chicken cheesesteaks. Banana pudding. What does your state crave the most?