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Listen to your conscience, Grist readers

We're appealing to your altruistic superego in our quest to collect 2,500 generous gifts of support.

Cities

World’s worst driver hits biker and brags about it on Twitter

If you're a biker, sometimes it feels like drivers are out to get you. Sometimes they are.

Living

Ask Umbra: Which sunscreen should I use?

A reader wonders how to protect herself from the summer rays without slathering herself in toxic goo. Umbra has her covered.

Living

Green roofs don’t work unless you plant them with diverse, local plants

Planting your green roof with sedum is like hiring employees based on how long they can physically sit in an office chair instead of how good they are at doing the work.

Living

Holland is better than we are at everything, and they’re being smug about it, and we still want to go

OK, Holland, we get it! You have all the nice things!

Living

Volunteers picked up 10 million pounds of beach trash last year, including 2,117,931 cigarette butts

That's the weight of 5,000 cars. It’s heavier than the Capitol dome.

Living

Orphaned polar bear finds home and roommate

That adorable polar bear orphaned in Alaska found a home at a Buffalo zoo.

Living

This house is designed to be eaten by plants

Italian architecture firm Act Romegialli designed this building to start as a little garden house, and then be gradually eaten by the garden.

Living

People are so addicted to KFC that they’re willing to smuggle it across the Gaza border

So far, the delivery service, Yamama, has brought in 100 meals, according to the New York Times.