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Baby pig in a sweater and socks is the world’s cutest knitwear model

There is no reason for this snoozing baby pig wearing socks and a sweater. No reason except COME ON, BABY PIG WEARING SOCKS AND A SWEATER.

Ask Umbra: Which newfangled eco car is better?

A reader wonders whether he should buy a hybrid or a PZEV. Umbra says why choose just one when you can have both?

Scientists can 3D print lifelike tissue using only oil and water

You need only a few simple ingredients to make something amazing.

Paris will harvest energy from its marathon runners

On Sunday, 40,000 runners will expend A LOT of energy running all 26 miles of the Paris marathon. But for approximately 0.06 percent of the course, not all of that energy will go to waste.

Newly discovered species of spider is as big as your face

Have you ever been to Northern Sri Lanka? If you haven't, don't go now, because they have just discovered a new type of tarantula there and the thing is huge.

Resistance was futile: True confessions of a fallen vegan

We join our heroine in week three of a monthlong experiment in plant-based living. All is not well in Veganville.

American kids still pretty lead-poisoned

More than half a million kids under 5 are suffering from high blood lead levels, according to the CDC.

We really want to live in this floating Finnish village — and thanks to climate change, we’ll eventually have to

They're building some energy efficient floating condos in a little town in Finland. Maybe we will learn Finnish and retire to one and drink aquavit forever.

Make an awesome kid’s bike by ruining an IKEA stool

If you put it together right, IKEA's Frosta is a simple stool. If you put it together wrong, it's a cute kid-sized bicycle.