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Politics

Voter ID laws are screwing the planet, too

The Supreme Court refuses to hear a case challenging Wisconsin's voter ID law, striking a blow against both democracy and the environment.

Babe Alert!

A pop music icon, a safe sex advocate, and a Navy veteran-turned-farmer: It’s Woman Crush Wednesday

This week, our roundup of badass women in the news also includes a group of young Girl Scouts and a jewelry-making gynecologist.

Business & Technology

So Roundup “probably” causes cancer. This means what, exactly?

The WHO's new classification of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, puts it in the company of night shifts and wood smoke as a carcinogen. Sunshine is worse.

10 cities drearier than Seattle

As Seattlites know, dreariness isn't all about cloud cover.

Half-Shell Hero

How to talk (and eat) like an oyster pro

Here’s a quick cheat sheet so you can hang with the cool kids next time you visit the raw bar.

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.

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