Grist List

Kids These Days

American teens have incredibly depressing beliefs about money

A new study from the Journal of Poverty suggests that teens might be reaching new heights of disillusionment.


Scientists confirm that Americans suck at not wasting food

Thankfully, nearly 90 percent of the survey's respondents were interested in reducing food waste at home.


8 ideas for Ben & Jerry’s new vegan ice cream flavors

Now that the company has plans to start churning out dairyless ice cream, here are a few flavors we expect to find in the freezer aisle.

Business & Technology

Your Netflix binges could soon be fueled by solar power, thanks to Amazon

Guilt-free "Orange is the New Black" marathons? Yes, please.


America’s new poet laureate is the son of migrant farmworkers

Herrera's new designation comes at a time when immigration and farmworker rights are very much hot topics across the country.

Puffin Stuff

Time to awaken your primal desire to hang out with a puffin

The internet has restored puffin-joy (the purest form of joy) to my life and yours!


The Hamburglar and Colonel Sanders are back from the grave to trick you into eating fast food

Fast food restaurants are still trying to capitalize on millennials' nostalgia for the original characters of the industry's golden years.


13 cities that have priced out millenials from buying a home

Hey snake person, want to live in New York City? Or worse, San Francisco? Fuggedaboutit.


California drought’s latest victim? Pro sports

Thanks to record-breaking drought, maintaining healthy turf without wasting loads of water is becoming a major challenge across the Golden State.