Living

Cities

New U.S.-Canada bridge will carve through one of Detroit’s loneliest neighborhoods

Delray residents, already hit hard by one urban freeway, wonder if they'll get anything in return this time.

Babe Alert!

A bishop, a sex-ed trailblazer, and the Notorious RBG herself: It’s Woman Crush Wednesday

This week, our roundup of badass women in the news also includes an Afrofuturist hip-hop duo and fearless South Korean seafood divers.

Cities

Knight Foundation gives cities $5M for floating farms and fuzzy hats

The Knight Foundation just wrote $5 million in checks to support all manner of urban awesomeness.

Far Out

THEESatisfaction makes music about the planet that actually sounds good

The ladies behind rap duo THEESatisfaction break down a few choice cuts on their latest album, EarthEE.

Politics

After Cesar Chavez: The fight for farmworker rights isn’t over

Chavez helped win farmworkers basic human rights, but they still face unacceptable dangers every day.

Food

This bloody whaling documentary could teach you something about sustainable food

If you eat meat -- even the humanely raised, locally butchered, lullabied-to-sleep-at-night kind -- there will always be blood, and lots of it.

Living

I gave up my iPhone for a week, and my life didn’t end

Did the iPhone cleanse change my life? No. Was it difficult? Not remotely.

Living

What’s the most energy-efficient kind of light?

Candles? Curly-Q bulbs? LEDs? What's an eco-minded reader to do? Umbra's answer is brilliant.

Living

Are we really still flushing condoms down the toilet?

I'm sorry -- we need to talk about this.

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