Living

Can of Wormholes

“Interstellar” solves climate change by incoherently jetting into space

The new Christopher Nolan film starts on a human-ravaged Earth and ends in a black hole. Where does that leave us?

Living

Move over Beyonce, there’s a new Queen Bee

America's honey royalty don bee beards and travel the U.S. to spread awareness about the little pollinators and colony collapse.

PEDAL POWER

If you build bike paths, cyclists will come

New study shows Minneapolis bicycle freeway system equals more bike commuters, less obesity.

Business & Technology

The Netherlands’ new solar bike lane totally rules

The solar bike lane is the greenest thing in Amsterdam since space cake.

House Warming

Here are the worst places to live in the U.S., and climate change isn’t helping

The Weather Channel found 50 places you SHOULD NOT move, based on natural disasters and climate change. Here's a sampling.

WHOLE HOG

Giant hog farms are making people sick. Here’s why it’s a civil rights issue.

Communities of color in North Carolina have to endure bronchitis, asthma, and even high blood pressure caused by massive pools of pig poo. Ick.

Food

Hey! Did somebody frack my favorite beer?

A reader worries about fracking water tainting beer. Umbra hops to it.

the bright side

The country is going to hell, but at least your bus may come on time

The results of the election got you down? Good news! It wasn't a total train wreck.

Politics

Watch Stephen Colbert make fun of major networks’ election coverage

Stephen Colbert leaves numbers to the nerds and summons a demon to cover election results.

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