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News

John Oliver does the lord’s work on dumb science articles

Your Facebook feed is full of bad science writing. The "Last Week Tonight" host explains why that's dangerous.

Living

Don’t look now, but you emit too much — here’s how to stop

Americans emit way more than our fair share of carbon. Know where it comes from?

Food

This huge, ugly fruit is a surprisingly good meat substitute

Don't know jack about replacing meat with fruit? Here's a helpful guide.

News

This is what it looks like when wildfire sweeps through a city

A scary video zooms in on the destruction left behind the Fort McMurray wildfire.

Cities

Why’s the rent so damn high? It could be Airbnb.

Critics blame the service for gentrification, displacement, and the rising cost of housing.

Business & Technology

No fish left? Let’s build an app for that.

Can "fish hackathons" really save the oceans?

Climate & Energy

New documentary gives us an idea of what will survive climate change

Spoiler: Lots of things won’t. But Josh Fox gives us a picture of the human ingenuity that sea level rise can’t conquer.

Carbon Footprints in the Sand

Does recycling glass do more harm than good?

Advice maven Umbra Fisk has a message (in a bottle) for beach-combers.

Climate & Energy

Trump supporters believe in Trump and, weirdly, science

A new study suggests climate change may not be as divisive as it seems.