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acids & basics

Watch us explain ocean acidification with a soda maker

Ocean acidification is a big deal, but ... what is it again? Watch our video to get the two-minute take.

Living

What is the greenest type of bike frame?

Steel, aluminum, titanium, or carbon fiber -- that is the question. Umbra tests the metals.

Living

There’s still time to apply for Grist’s fall 2015 fellowship!

So what are you waiting for? Oh, right, the last possible minute.

Cities

Why are Americans more afraid of ISIS than racism and climate change?

Concerns about race relations spiked last year, according to Gallup -- but now they're vying with climate change for last place on Americans' list of anxieties.

Food

Watch Bay Area foodies go beyond the holy kale

The Perennial Plate goes to the Bay Area, where foodies are providing healthy options in food deserts, urban gardening, and making fresh jam.

IUDIY

Wear your support for reproductive rights on your head — here’s how

Some Colorado lawmakers can now be found decorating themselves with IUDs to show support for a bill that would fund contraceptive access.

Babe Alert!

A teen activist, a fearless taxi driver, & more: It’s Woman Crush Wednesday

This week, our roundup of badass women in the news also includes a Harvard MBA and some tech rabble-rousers.

Cities

This ecologist wants to plant a “pop-up” forest in Times Square

Marielle Anzelone is trying to raise $25,000 on Kickstarter to fund "a crazy PR event for nature."

Science

Shocking video footage shows scientists having feelings

This website takes a candid look at who scientists are, why they do what they do, and how they're feeling about the future.

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