The weirdest, worst PR crap we’ve seen this Earth Day

Earth Day 2012 drops on Sunday, and it's more than just an opportunity to celebrate and protect our fragile blue marble. It's also a chance to shill lots of crappy products and services. Here are some of the weirdest.


Occupy Wall Street 2.0: A chat with the editor of Adbusters

Adbusters' Kalle Lasn is largely credited for conceptualizing and starting the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park. Here, he talks about his vision for the future.


‘Verification in reverse’: A chat with Jay Rosen

Verification is nailing down the truth. Verification in reverse is casting doubt on previously nailed-down truths. Media critic Jay Rosen explains how the process works.


How Huffington Post aided a demolition job on climate science

By reporting a climate-denialist stunt without probing its sources and context, the now Pulitzer-garlanded HuffPost participated in "verification in reverse" -- ripping up facts that were once nailed down.


Voracious readers: The first Food Book Fair will offer a little taste of everything

Are you a fan of books and food? You may want to make a sojourn to this event.

Climate Change

Public understanding of climate change: Getting warmer

Public belief in human-caused climate change has climbed steadily since its low point in 2010. Could the crazy weather have anything to do with it?


HuffPo science editor asks readers: Is climate science true?

Hey, Huffington Post: I'm not one to tell you how to do your business, but maybe it would be a good idea to hire a science editor who's familiar with, like, science?


April fooled? Spot the real news among made-up stories

It gets harder each year to distinguish between bizarre true stories that land on April 1 and genuine leg-pulling. Here are our favorite gags from this year — plus a few legit stories. See if you can find the fakers.

Climate Change

Climate change is already harshing the weather

The bizarre weather we've seen over the past year is just becoming the new normal, thanks to climate change. So why aren't we freaking the f*ck out yet?