Grist List

Living

Good news — you can now buy makeup that supports gender equity! (Bear with us.)

Gender equality is a climate issue, so any step toward ensuring that women and men have equal rights and opportunities is good for the planet.

Living

Now you can feel guilty about wearing sunscreen at the beach

A new study finds that around the globe, sun-wary swimmers slough off more than 13 million pounds of sunscreen each year. That's bad news for fish.

Wheely Good

China scoffs at our puny bikeshare programs

The country boasts more than 400,000 sharable bikes -- more than the rest of the world combined.

if we may be so mold

Musty old weather reports may hold climate change secrets

Stop the shredders! That old weather record has a purpose.

Food

Walmart is trying to trick your kids into eating veggies

Want to sell carrots and celery to kids? Try dressing them up like junk food and shooting them out of a machine gun.

RICE DREAM

Done shivering? Now try the rice bucket challenge

Now that everyone and their grandma has done the ALS Association's Ice Bucket Challenge, India takes it up a notch.

Framed

These students bet you can’t steal their bike

College students design a bike they say is unstealable.

Peak Potential

Grow your own California mountain. Just add drought

Turns out extreme drought can move mountains, too.

Climate & Energy

Are you there, God? It’s me, climate scientist

Scientists use handwritten letters to share their sad, sad feelings about climate change.

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