1. Zigazig wha?

    Turns out what the newly reunited Spice Girls “really, really want” is a fleet of Lear jets. Yes, plural. Said an Aussie paper about their carbon-intensive tour, “Clearly, Girl Power does not come in green.” Clearly, the more important concern is whether Union Jack will fit the Spice rack.

    Photo: Eamonn McCormack / WireImage.com

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  2. Luke … I am your filter …

    A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was no air pollution to cause respiratory problems for bike riders. But back to the future: this decidedly Storm-Trooperish helmet/gas mask will help keep your air filtered and your look fashionable.

  3. The wind and the William

    Screw waiting around for shit to happen: An enterprising African student has DIYed a wind turbine to power his home. Meanwhile, in the land of opportunity, we’re still trying to finish knitting our holiday gifts from last year.

    Photo courtesy William Kamkwamba

  4. We’re gonna milk this for all it’s worth!

    The average dairy cow may burp up 50 gallons of ice-cap-melting methane a day, so scientists are working dairy hard to test bovine digestive aids — like garlic. In udder news, garlic-flavored dairy products are soon to moove onto shelves near you.

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  5. You down with CO2? Yeah, we know you!

    A group of Vermont students is hip-hopping on board the climate-change cause by bustin’ rhymes about carbon dioxide. Their first eco-single begins, “Glaciers melting, waters rising, sky is storming, global warming!” And … that’s a rap.