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Business & Technology

Uber, Lyft, and the growing problem of temp jobs

Riders love the convenience and availability of the swaggering, app-wielding, taxi-displacing car services. But they could turn us all into temps.

Babe Alert!

We’re taking over Woman Crush Wednesday

Welcome to Grist’s own Woman Crush Wednesday, our weekly roundup of badass women in the news.

Something's fishy here...

Whole Foods is selling you fish farmed by prisoners

According to a recent investigation by Pacific Standard, your tilapia may have come from a federal prison in Cañon City, Colo.

OUT OF THE FOG

Dutch virtual sky flood is as terrifying as it is beautiful

We haven't the foggiest idea how the Netherlands keeps making cooler eco-art than the rest of us.

Cities

These bizarre, beautiful cities of the future are also super green

Our view of the future is getting more sustainable, according to these images compiled by the U.K.’s Government Office of Science.

totally radish

Show your farmers market some love with veggie temporary tattoos

This Kickstarter wants you to celebrate seasonal produce and sustainable farming with sweet temporary tats. Bring on the veggie biker gangs!

Living

What foods should I take camping?

An eco-conscious backpacker wonders what to eat. Umbra goes foraging for answers.

Food

Brazil’s nutrition wisdom: No junk food, no eating alone

Brazil's new nutrition guidelines trade finicky rules and numbers for down-to-earth wholesome advice -- and they just might work.

Living

This community is taking on the Koch brothers’ pollution — and they’re winning

Activists from Chicago's Southeast Side are holding protests, educating neighbors, and pressuring officials to get petcoke out of the neighborhood.

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