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Sarah K. Burkhalter is Grist's project manager.

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The grass is always greener on the other side of the Atlantic. And speaking of decorative planters: It’s O-O-O-bama! She’s a poet and didn’t gnaw it

Two buses diverged on a road, and I / I bit the driver of the one less traveled by / And that has made all the difference. A cow by any udder name Cows with names make more milk, says a new study. And we’re pretty sure 982 009 103 981 038doesn’t count as a name.

Garbage trick Guess it’s true what they say: One person’s trash truckis another’s treasure.

There go our halftime plans

Keep your organic Super Bowl tees on, fellas: Skittish censors cock-brocc’d PETA’s steamed-vegetable ad.

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  • From President to Pep

    1. Yes, we garbage can

      This week, someone with designs on the future will take the old and broken and turn it shiny and new. We speak, of course, of Nancy Judd. But we've got high hopes for that other guy, too.

      Photo: Katie Maccauly

  • From Smoke to Sass

    Smokin’ hot Does this dress make my butt look recycled? Here’s the scoop Can we rename an old Ben & Jerry’s flavor to honor a new president? Yes Pecan! The full Vermonty At the Miss America Pageant later this month, Miss Vermont will walk the stage in an eco-friendly hemp gown. And perhaps Miss Texas […]

  • The Best of Grist List 2008

    Or are you just soapy to see me? Man Junk: “A line of organic shampoos for the discriminating scrotum.” Members only, please. Eat your hat Tried to go whole hog, but still have leftovers? Haberdash over to this site to save your bacon. Because “one always looks neat, in a hat made from meat.” Elephant […]

  • From Carols to Condoms

    Jingle bells, clean coal smells Click here. Discover wintry-clothed, googly-eyed coal carolers. Hear frosty lyrics like “There must have been some magic in clean coal technology, for when they looked for pollutants there was nearly none to see.” Vomit. Repeat. Buckling under pressure On the heels of the economic downturn, seems NatPo’s vegan Mary Janes […]