Climate & Energy

Muslim leaders call for climate action in new declaration

It's not just the pope anymore.

Business & Technology

Here’s why I won’t be buying anything from Amazon again

From clogging up our city to crushing its warehouse workers, there are lots of reasons to leave Amazon for good.


The secret ingredient in your homemade jam may be coming from the lid

Sure, there's less BPA in use these days -- but, a reader asks Umbra, what about the plastics that replaced it in our cans and bottle tops?


Amazing cucumber salad — and other recipes for your CSA veggies

Your cucumber salad will never be bland again with this great trick.


San Francisco dreams up mean way to crack down on public urinators

Many cities have a pissing problem. Here's what some are doing about it.


Ever experience pangs of guilt when ordering at a restaurant? This comic will feel a little too real

Welcome to The Last Honest Restaurant, where all of the food is deliciously horrible.

The Surfer

How catching big waves helped turn this pro surfer into a conservationist

Ramon Navarro first came to the sea with his fisherman rather, found his own place on it as a surfer, and now fights to protect the coastline he loves.


Should you joke about good hair and scary earthquakes?

And can men be funny? We discuss on the MSNBC show Greenhouse.


This communal fridge is pretty damn amazing

A small town in Spain set up a Solidarity Fridge to keep perfectly good food out of the dumpster.