Ask Umbra brushes off her handy tools for fixing gadgets -- like a reader's broken Sonicare toothbrush.
I’ve spent very little quality time with the fruits and vegetables from the CSA of late except in their most simple form -- raw. But should I really be trying to eat turnip greens and sweet potatoes uncooked?
TLC made fauxlebrities out of Jon and Kate Gosselin and the Duggar family with its 19 kids. How do you get bigger and weirder than that? Polygamists!
Activists, innovators, explorers, and artists are gathering in Los Angeles on November 6 for TEDx:GreatPacificGarbagePatch. It's featuring a day jam-packed with videos and live speeches from a gyre's-worth of famous ocean-lovers and plastic-pollution-haters. Watch the livestream here all day Saturday!
What if turning off the lights in your home or office could help people in Africa turn theirs on?
Which colleges make the green grade and know how to party?
Fascinating trash-art documentary Waste Land netted an Oscar nomination today for Best Documentary (Feature). Read our interview with the director!
If you're game to save (or set aflame) the planet from the threat of climate change, you should give the eerily realistic computer game, Fate of the World, a spin.
Theodore Roosevelt once noted "civilized people ought to know how to dispose of the sewage in some other way than putting it into the drinking water." But that's what we're still doing every day.