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  • Photo: Young wood stork in mid-flap

    17 September 2014, 10:58 pm by: Margaret Badore

    Wood storks are found in South and Central America, as well as the Caribbean.
  • Aerelight is the world's first OLED light fixture

    17 September 2014, 3:31 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    This is going to change the way we think about lighting.
  • The future of energy is 100% renewable, say filmmakers

    17 September 2014, 3:21 pm by: Sami Grover

    A new documentary makes the case for an ambitious shift to clean energy before it's too late.
  • China is breaking up with coal. That means we should too.

    17 September 2014, 2:17 pm by: Sami Grover

    Coal use is stagnating. Imports are dropping. And China is tightening its regulations on coal quality too.
  • Why I'm putting my bike helmet back on

    17 September 2014, 2:02 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    Four days in the Trauma Neurosurgery wing has made me very cautious about my head.
  • This free browser extension exposes the influence of big money on US Congress

    17 September 2014, 1:58 pm by: Derek Markham

    Nick Rubin's Greenhouse extension aims to shine a light on the undue influence of money in Congress by making it easy to see where each politician's campaign contributions come from.
  • Activist art wants YOU to join the People’s Climate March

    17 September 2014, 1:07 pm by: Margaret Badore

    Artists and designers are working to inspire people to attend “the largest climate march in history” on September 21.
  • Auto dealers lost a battle in Massachusetts, but the war with Tesla isn't over

    17 September 2014, 11:45 am by: Michael Graham Richard

    The state-by-state fight continues. How many rounds will Tesla have to go before a K.O. of dealers is declared?
  • Robotic cheetah runs and leaps without a tether

    17 September 2014, 9:13 am by: Megan Treacy

    This electric motor robot is now even more like its real life counterpart.
  • 9 things everyone should know about cooking

    17 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    A shocking number of young people don't know how to cook, which is unfortunate because cooking from scratch doesn't have to be a big deal.
  • Good news for fracking: groundwater contamination mechanism found

    16 September 2014, 5:00 pm by: Christine Lepisto

    The bigger question: why is the industry playing into the hands of the anti-fracking activists?
  • Are you feeling 'bikelash' in your city, yet?

    16 September 2014, 4:30 pm by: A.K. Streeter

    Streetfilms does a little documentary on the phenomenon of 'bikelash' - backlash against bike lanes and the city biking movement - and most say it's a positive thing.
  • This gadget makes acoustic guitars sound electrifying without using an external amp

    16 September 2014, 4:21 pm by: Derek Markham

    A forthcoming device allows acoustic guitar players to easily add effects to their sound, with no external speaker, using just the body of the instrument itself.
  • Photo: A great gathering of water birds

    16 September 2014, 4:16 pm by: Margaret Badore

    Great egrets, snowy egrets and great blue herons gather along the shoreline of New Hampshire.
  • Wind turbines kill around 300,000 birds annually, house cats around 3,000,000,000

    16 September 2014, 2:15 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    We love birds! We really do!
  • Giant clothing swap could be the next hot fashion party

    16 September 2014, 1:28 pm by: Margaret Badore

    The Global Fashion Exchange wants to make trading clothes into a fun and exciting event.
  • 10-year-old goldfish survives brain tumor removal, expected to live another 20 years

    16 September 2014, 1:17 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    In (strange) news today...
  • Zombie-making ant fungus is picky eater

    16 September 2014, 9:00 am by: Manon Verchot

    Turns out the fungus that turns ants into zombies before eating their brains only like special ants
  • 8 ways to help build a better food system

    16 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    Shop intelligently and vote with your dollars to make a big difference.
  • Photo: Twisted canyon filled with emerald water

    15 September 2014, 4:24 pm by: Margaret Badore

    This unusual landform is found in Glen Canyon, Utah.
  • Oh boy! Will elephant-poop coffee become a thing? Is it cruel?

    15 September 2014, 3:38 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    Jury's still out on Crappacino...
  • Public charging station powers mobile devices with footsteps and solar panels

    15 September 2014, 3:25 pm by: Derek Markham

    The ENGO charging station uses kinetic tiles and solar panels to charge up to 14 smartphones at a time, and provides free WiFi access and an emergency phone.
  • Tesla says it will Supercharge Europe!

    15 September 2014, 12:39 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    Europe looks like it has chickenpox!
  • Biking or walking may be the secret to a happier life

    15 September 2014, 11:21 am by: Margaret Badore

    A UK study finds that people who switch from driving to walking or cycling have better moods than other commuters.
  • Why standing on the subway makes you look younger

    15 September 2014, 9:30 am by: Manon Verchot

    Studies show that standing has anti-ageing effects.
  • 5 ways to preserve food without refrigeration

    15 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    Fridges are convenient only until the power goes out, which is why it's worthwhile knowing how to preserve food in alternative ways.
  • BikeShield App could prevent collisions between cars and bikes

    15 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Megan Treacy

    The app alerts drivers that cyclists are near so they can avoid accidents.
  • Elegant moss-covered furniture for nature-lovers is preserved with resin

    14 September 2014, 2:12 pm by: Kimberley Mok

    Another collection that brings bits of nature into the home, using clear resin as a way to retain its beauty.
  • Zoobombing: Portland phenomenon of grown-ups speeding downhill on kiddie bikes (Video)

    14 September 2014, 1:30 pm by: Kimberley Mok

    What began as an impromptu nighttime ride is now a weekly Portland institution, which characterizes itself as an "open source bike club" that emphasizes thrills, creativity and of course, safety.
  • Photo: Spiderweb sparkles in the dew

    13 September 2014, 11:20 pm by: Margaret Badore

    This web is strewn with beads of dew.

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