Birth control shouldn't be controversial. But could it be greener? Umbra pulls out an answer.
Having sworn off of hot dogs and Doritos, Grist’s green-living pioneer, the Greenie Pig, sets out to a backyard barbecue at a friend’s house. Her mission: to pass on the processed foods without coming off as a jerk.
Debby Herbenick knows how you feel about condoms. You know you need them, but you just want to go into the drugstore, get them, and get the hell out of there. (This is basically why they invented those self-service checkout …
We don't think anything from our time period, besides possibly the Double Down, will cause as much consternation in the future as these vintage ads do now.
It's actually not as big a deal as it sounds. But that won't stop us from going a little Hollywood.
On the Northern California coastline, the ocean is swallowing up a former garbage dump -- a sign of Mother Nature’s power, sure, and a reminder of our wasteful ways.
The spread of hantavirus among mice appears to be an unpleasant side effect of climate change.
Scientists who exposed mice to BPA at low-level, consistent doses found that it caused genetic and behavioral changes that persisted for generations.
A reader wants to find a sustainable alternative to her dog's disposable pee pads. Umbra sniffs around for an answer.