It sometimes gets lost in discussions of population that some of us have a lot more (and a lot more of an environmental impact) than others.
Why are people flocking to tend virtual sheep on Facebook when so many real farmers are virtually barely scraping by? See how the two measure up when planted side-by-side in this telling infographic.
Forced to eat cafeteria food for six days straight, the Urbivore has a new dilemma -- being homesick for her local-veggie box. Can such fresh food spoil you? And why does it spoil so fast, anyway?
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The ancient Egyptians erected obelisks out of hundreds of pounds of stone. Modern Americans erect obelisks out of hundreds of bicycles. Check out whether they're compensating for something.
You like nose-to-tail dinners and street-food festivals. Your bananas and coffee are Fair Trade, but everything else is Far From It. Sound familiar? A farmer and real-food activist lays out what you can do if you truly want to change things.
If peanut butter is chock full of peanuts, and PETA is chock full of vegans, then the only logical conclusion is that PETA Butter is chock full of vegans, no?
The adventures of daily life are many and varied and often don't amount to much. Sometimes it's just a matter of wanting to know what the f**k I should make for dinner that day. So thank goodness for this dirty-mouthed kitchen helper.
Your laptop can join IBM's Worldwide Community Grid, a global network of linked personal computers that's doing important water experiments.