Living

Shell yeah!

Bust out the LEGOs! The toymaker cut its ties with Big Oil

After Greenpeace released a video campaign starring tiny, drowning plastic fishermen, LEGO is letting go of its contract with Shell oil.

Food

Which protein is lighter on the land, chicken or cheese?

A reader is trying to fromage an opinion on protein. Umbra helps him poulet his head out of the dairy air.

Business & Technology

This fracking company wants to end breast cancer — wait, what?

One thousand Passionately Pink® drill bits headed to a fracking site near you.

Cities

East Coasters, prepare for three decades of epic flooding

In the time it takes to pay a mortgage, East Coast cities will be swamped. Yikes.

Climate & Energy

Will climate change make men extinct?

Probably not -- but a Japanese study DID find links between increasing temperature extremes and a declining proportion of male newborns.

follow the narrow brick road

Here’s why narrower streets are safer

Turns out that wider lanes only encourage people to drive faster, with deadly results.

Business & Technology

McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Twitter are selling the green lifestyle on Collectively. Should you buy it?

For the perpetual cynic (hi!), Collectively could be seen as a very glossy marketing tool for corporate greenwashing.

JUST GREEN, BABY

If America cared about the planet as much as the NFL, this is what it would look like

What if people showed the same passion toward environmentalism as they did sports? That's the premise of this hilarious new video.

Practice What You Preach

California officials care about saving water, except when it comes to their begonias

California’s top water bigwigs are good at bending their own rules.

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