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Take the #2

This poo-powered bus runs on the regular as long as you do

Move over, Popemobile. The poopmobile is heaven scent.

Climate & Energy

No surprise, October was the hottest one ever

We're starting to sound like a broken heat record.

Politics

Republicans were wrong about China’s climate commitment

The world's top emitter is pledging to cap coal use starting in 2020.

Cities

Your city’s water would be cleaner if it had a magic island in it

Floating wetlands feed on nitrogen pollution in streams and ponds, stifling gross algal blooms and bringing some wildness back into cities.

Climate & Energy

Farming in the face of climate change? Monsanto has an app for that

The GMO giant wants to help you beat climate change … with your phone.

Living

After you pop the pill, what to do with the trash?

A reader says her contraceptive is over-packaged. Umbra says you should see the packaging that kids come with these days.

Food

Here’s why Hawaii’s anti-GMO laws matter

If Hawaii opts to stop biotechnology, that would be a serious blow to the industry.

Living

This bike helmet makes Google Glass look sexy

The Smart Hat might save your noggin, but it'll destroy your sex life.

DAY OF THE DUMPS

One man wants us all to sh*t equally. So he started World Toilet Day

You've gotta fight. For your right. To pooooootty.

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