Living

More like "car-driving selves"

What’s the point of self-driving cars if you still have to drive them?

Tesla's Autopilot mode isn't actually meant to auto-pilot, the company says.

Living

The hot new trend in American infrastructure: Unpaved roads

We can't pay to repave roads so we're ripping them up instead.

Living

Bill Nye inadvertently played a role in creating Noah’s Ark

The Science guy failed to convert after a visit to the new theme park.

Living

Terrified of Trump? Move to New Zealand with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

It’s easy if you're a multimillionaire.

What a Pane

I want privacy. Is window film an eco-friendly choice?

Advice maven Umbra Fisk sash-ays in to offer tips on how to navigate the wild world of window films.

Cities

Miami’s plan to deal with climate change: Make developers pay up

Developers get rich building in vulnerable areas. Now the city wants them to pay for its protection.

News

Alberta wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history

At $2.8 billion, that's more than double the second-costliest disaster.

flex your mussels

Ocean acidification is eating into mussels

Changing oceans are making it harder for the bivalves to hang on -- literally.

Blurred Lines

I just got new glasses. Should I recycle my old ones?

Is it pointless to donate or recycle old eyeglasses? Advice maven Umbra Fisk takes a look.