From Audi ads to BP coffee spills, with locavore ball-busting and Obama-baiting in between, here are the stories you loved to debate this year.
Did Obama call Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeff Lurie to praise his decision to let Michael Vick return to the team ... or to discuss clean energy?
The Open Source Ecology team's ambitious first project is the Global Village Construction Set -- a sort of life-size Erector set of the most essential machines for building a "small civilization with modern-day comforts."
Learn how oyster mushrooms are grown and how to make a delicious terrine out of them -- all while you ponder the local-versus-sustainable question.
Today in why-is-this-thing-real news, we have party cups made of Jell-O.
Rachel Botsman, coauthor of a book on collaborative consumption, details a 21st century economy rising up to take advantage of all our unused stuff.
Over the past year, I've had terrific meals at unique, local-minded restaurants from Austin to Seattle. The holiday lull has given me the chance to write paeans to my faves.
A "luxury condominium for chickens" can be yours for only $3,500 ... making each dozen eggs cost you, uh, about $57.
Documentary 'The Whale' is supposed to be released in summer 2011, but will it meet the same fate as Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson's marriage?