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Study says street harassment is everywhere, still sucks

Hollaback! and Cornell University have just published the results of the largest international study of street harassment to date.

Climate & Energy

Why are federal dollars financing this thirsty crop in Arizona?

The federal government is propping up cotton farming during the West's water crisis.

Science

Get me off this planet, because we have climate change zombies now

Thanks to decades of ice melt caused by climate change, lost artifacts are now popping up all over the place.

Climate & Energy

The Santa Barbara oil spill is already killing a lot of animals

The waters off Santa Barbara carry a mosaic of unusual species, all of which are at risk of being damaged by the oil spill.

Tears of soy

Amy’s Kitchen moves to fast food

Will Americans go for vegan, gluten-free fast food?

Living

Why are all the badass women getting left out of the Mad Max video game?

Oh, another video game where the women are just passive, anatomically impossible sex objects? Yawn.

Babe Alert!

It’s Woman Crush Wednesday! Let’s celebrate our new college grads

This Woman Crush Wednesday, we bring you ladies running everything from climate cash to computer science.

Living

Bill Nye, Amy Schumer, and Broad City team up to explain the universe in 3 minutes

Ladies, let's not rely on "the universe" to tell us what to do with our lives.

Climate & Energy

2 cool maps that show how wind power is poised to go big — really big

The U.S. Department of Energy has published two new maps that put that our wind-powered future in concrete terms.