There's lots of shale oil in Colorado and California too, but residents of those states are more suspicious of fracking.
Companies selling products that cut down on waste might end up leading the cultural push against overconsumption.
Even though Americans are using less gas, we're paying more for it. And that's making oil companies rich.
A reader inquires about those pre-moistened wipes that are making the rounds. Umbra cautions hem to arrhoid them at all costs.
Not that this means the surveys will actually stop.
Driverless cars are coming soon, offering an opportunity to think about the difference between swapping out technological widgets and changing whole systems.
A man's dog finds him a big lump of ambergris worth thousands. Moral of the story: get a dog.
Blame biofuels -- and, of course, coal.
The century-old community may soon be razed so that an adjacent BP refinery can spill over its borders.