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Climate & Energy

More than half the U.S. is still in drought, and it’s likely to last through April

A little winter isn't going to stop the worst drought in decades.

Living

This tiny transforming apartment will make you hate your current place, but love the future

This apartment is so beautiful I had to throw my couch out the window and cry.

Living

Guess which North American country produces the most garbage. Wrong!

We suspect that this factoid won't make it into tourism brochures.

Business & Technology

The sharing economy wants to play with the big kids — is it ready?

Can companies like Airbnb survive in a hostile regulatory environment -- or even rewrite the rules? Maybe, but only if they're honest about what they're doing.

Living

Glam locks: The not-so-secret secret to naturally gorgeous hair

Grist's green-living pioneer, the Greenie Pig, scours the land for alternatives to chemical-laden shampoo, and finds the answer right in the kitchen cabinet.

Climate & Energy

Soot is the second-most dangerous global warming pollutant

New findings suggest that particulate emissions pose a serious threat to the climate.

Living

This leopard would win at hide and seek every time

Some animals just think they're good at a camouflage. This leopard actually is.

Living

Snow made from sewage looks like someone peed on it

It wasn't supposed to be this way.

Climate & Energy

North Frackota’s population boom means more young men — and more problems

Thanks to the fracking boom, the ratio of men to women tops 3 to 2 in some places of North Dakota -- and harassment and assault are on the rise.