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CRACKS OUT

Ever heard of a self-healing building? Just wait

This nifty "bio-concrete" might help buildings stand a little longer.

Living

Al Gore inspired an opera on climate change

The crazy dial gets turned way, way up.

Living

This terrifying new tool tells you how slutty you are

HINT: It's probably less than your parents.

Food

Buying organic costs too much. That’s a good thing

Organic food could be cheaper, according to a new study, but that doesn't mean it isn't worth every dollar.

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Climate refugees, DO NOT MOVE TO THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Sure, you'll be safe from the majority of climate disasters, but the people out here are just. the. worst.

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Would you like BPA with your chicken noodle soup?

The controversial material is still found in a lot of canned foods. So which brands are safe?

Food

90 percent of our diets could be local — but only if we nix Big Ag

If we completely revolutionize our entire farm system, most of our diets could come from locally grown food, according to a new study.

BIOLOGICAL WEIRDING

Cattle pollution is pissing off the Rocky Mountain ecosystem

Excess nitrogen is overfertilizing Colorado's parks and causing all sorts of strange problems.

Living

Did John Oliver just shake and bake the poultry industry?

Apparently, if you want something fixed, get John Oliver to tackle it.