Living

Invasive species? This sushi chef rolls with it

Bun Lai transforms pests like lionfish, jellyfish, and invasive crabs into tasty table fare while nudging sushi back to its freshwater origins.

Ask Umbra: Should I confront my son’s anti-environmentalist teacher?

A father is steamed about a teacher’s comment that Rachel Carson was “a crazy lady.” Umbra encourages dad not to lose his head.

It’s Friday, let’s hang out with baby goats all day

It's Friday! It's March! It's almost spring! Let's celebrate like Heidi would by hanging out with baby goats.

Rad posters will inspire you to do the Green Thing

Photos of weeping seal cubs won't encourage you to walk more and waste less. Here are 11 great posters that encourage greener everyday habits.

This bike is so light even a kid can lift it

This bike is called the BlackBraid, and it weighs only 11 pounds.

Calories make you fat, but sugary calories make you fat and diabetic

A big global study finds that sugar leads to diabetes.

At South by Southwest, even the free bikes will use Twitter

Sometimes, ad agencies have amazing ideas. Like bikes that tweet while you ride them.

Watch a helicopter rescue a deer stranded on ice by blowing it to shore

A deer stranded on the ice was pushed to safety with the air blast off a low-flying helicopter. Like James Bond for deer.

There must be 50 ways to share your sweater

We'd like to help you in your struggle to be free. Here's how to stop buying and start sharing, swapping, and renting clothes.