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Climate & Energy

Superstorm Sandy aid dollars go to rebuilding in flood-prone areas

The vast majority of federal loans to rebuild in New York City and New Jersey post-Sandy are going to properties in flood zones.

Living

Trippy-looking thermal photos show penguins are even colder than the surrounding air

Thermal imaging shows that penguins' feathers are even colder than the sub-zero air they live in. It also makes them look super '80s radical.

Living

Pet-loving architects in the Dominican Republic build a beautiful animal shelter out of recycled materials

Animal lovers in the Dominican Republic have banded together to create a beautiful recycled shelter for some abandoned dogs and cats.

Living

You don’t need nature, you just need the smell of it

An immunologist in Japan named Qing Li has been working for years to show that you can get a bunch of the benefits of nature without actually going there.

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Two guys in London opened a coffee shop in a men’s bathroom

They did have to scrub the place down a bit.

Living

The best tiny house ever can be yours for $1,200

The Gypsy Junker needs to go.

Business & Technology

New Volvo tech aims to keep drivers from hitting cyclists

New technology uses radar to differentiate between pedestrians, cyclists, and other cars, and triggers auto-braking if a collision is imminent.

Living

Sure, that bike is nice, but wouldn’t you rather have a unicorn?

We've all been there. You're trying to sell a really nice bike to a dude who seems really interested, and then OF COURSE some jackass shows up with a unicorn and the whole deal goes sour.

Climate & Energy

As the climate warms, skiers can kiss their Aspen goodbye

Global warming almost certainly spells doom for ski resorts. So why aren’t industry leaders making more of a stink about it?