Living

The rallying anthem for the new green movement: Let’s all unf*ck it up!

Okay, maybe we're a little late on this one, but seriously: If you saw it already and you don't want to see it again, GET …

Green Living Tips

Ball o’ confusion: Ask Umbra on non-toxic exercise balls

Send your question to Umbra! Q. Dear Umbra, I want to buy a stability ball and some purport to be PVC-free and made of non-toxic …

Sex

‘Let’s talk about sex’ — and what American teenagers don’t know about it [VIDEO]

“Every day in America, 10,000 teenagers catch an STD, 2,400 young girls become pregnant, and 55 young people are infected with HIV.” Those sobering stats …

Ten radical posters to rally green patriots [SLIDESHOW]

My fellow Americans — my fellow humans! Our planet is in deep, deep trouble. And it needs you to do your patriotic duty fighting climate …

Coal

FX’s ‘Justified’ features mountaintop-removal mining controversy [VIDEO]

One of the best new shows to hit TV in years is Justified, on FX. For one thing, it’s got one of my favorite actors, …

Biking

How to tune up your bike for spring [VIDEO]

Considering that at some point in our childhood past, almost all of us rode a bike, it’s pretty incredible how much fear bikes can inspire …

Too much is not enough for The Edge’s green mansion

U2’s The Edge is planning a mansion complex that’s a metonymy for post-Joshua Tree U2: It means well, really, but it’s just way, way over …

Childfree

Is coming out as childfree like coming out as gay?

As I’ve talked to and read about people coming to terms with their decisions not to have kids, the comparison has come up over and …

Biodegradable wool coffins keep you cozy six feet under

Here’s a win-win if we ever saw one: You can spend eternity in the postmortem equivalent of a Snuggie, AND it’s better for the environment. …