In honor of the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement, here are two videos showing what would happen if we humans suddenly up and disappeared.
A former latch-key-kid-turned-takeout eater discusses harmony and chaos in the kitchen.
Can't we please give all women in the world the information and family-planning services they need to prevent unwanted and unintended pregnancies?
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa climbed on a bike for the first time in years last Saturday for a ride to the beach. Within 30 minutes a taxi driver pulled out in front of him on Venice Boulevard, knocking the mayor to the pavement.
Land ho! Or is it? WHIM architecture has a new proposal that's anything but garbage: They want to create a habitable, floating island in the Pacific made from the mounds of plastic waste already swirling around the Pacific Ocean's currents.
Author Jonathan Waterman followed the Colorado River from its headwaters in Rocky Mountain National Park to where it trickles away in the Mexican desert. Here is the first of two excerpts from his book, Running Dry.
I'm in a rut with my farmers market routine. I know what I like to buy, who I like to buy it from, and I head straight for those stands. So this year, I'm going to celebrate National Farmers Market Week by picking up whatever looks weirdest or most unfamiliar to me, and figuring out how to cook it.
Cycling by yourself through the streets of your city can be risky, not to mention lonely. But Bike Pool is out there to help you find a bicycling friend. Maybe even the kind with benefits. Watch their video for yourself.
People have a lot of ideas about how to reduce the effects of humans on the planet. But one group thinks the best way to shrink the human ecological footprint is literally to shrink humans' feet -- and the rest of us too. Meet The Incredible Shrinking Man project.
We've devised the world's shortest survey to find out what kind of actions our readers are taking. You know you want to.