Living

Living

We picked 10 badass candidates for the new $10 bill

Because the U.S. Treasury decided that it would be "some lady ... !"

Climate & Energy

One benefit to California’s drought: Cleaner beaches

Water quality along Los Angeles County's coast has improved due to less runoff.

Ron Perlman onions

This grocery store wants to sell ugly veggies

In a beautiful victory in the fight against food waste, Raley's will now sell ugly vegetables.

Business & Technology

This electric scooter comes with swappable batteries

Eat your heart out, Elon Musk.

Snarknado

Why are we building a research center full of deadly diseases in the tornado capital of the world?

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is being moved from a remote corner of Long Island to Kansas, right in the middle of Tornado Alley. What could go wrong?

Climate & Energy

Pope Francis’ “Laudato Si” encyclical expresses moral obligation to fight climate change

The letter says in strong words that human activity and production of greenhouse gases are to blame.

Greens and brews

Should I be drinking local or sustainable beer?

Which to buy -- beer that's made close by or suds brewed with green energy but then shipped cross-country? Umbra cuts through the foam.

Climate & Energy

Mark Ruffalo talks climate change and what you can do about it

"We don’t need a superhero, but maybe we do need more people to get angry and turn that into action."

let them google that for you

Look at this trippy map of all your climate-related Google searches

The visualization shows how our everyday climate questions differ around the world.