Food & Health History & Trivia

Super Size It: The World’s Largest Food

Didn’t get enough to eat on Thanksgiving? Then feast your eyes on this absurd buffet of monstrously oversized food. While some may lament the inherent waste of food involved in creating the world’s largest burgers, omelettes and sushi rolls, there’s no denying that enormous edibles have their appeal all over the world. You’ll feel full […]
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Animals & Habitats Geography & Travel Nature & Ecosystems

Frigid Farewells: 10 Vanishing Tropical Glaciers

Going, going, gone. Glaciers have been beating a steady retreat at global warming accelerates, and for some it’s a journey of no return. The most vulnerable glaciers are those in the tropics and their loss could be devastating for the local environment, not to mention the plants, animals and people who have depended on their life-giving water for thousands of years.
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News & Politics

Crazy for a Cause: 14 Bizarre Green Protests

Some of the weirdest, most attention-grabbing green protests are gross, like the group of students who skinned and ate a cat – and then posted the photos on Facebook. Others are hilarious, like the world’s tiniest eco-terrorists scaling a Lego power plant. But (almost) all of them have managed to publicize important causes like animal […]
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Energy & Fuel Nature & Ecosystems Science & Research Technology & Gadgets

Glaring Answers: How We’re Taking A New Shine To UV

(Image via: Matt McGee) Our relationship to ultraviolet light is an environmental pickle. On the one hand, Westerners chase that perfect Californian tan (while other parts of the world pursue pastier complexions) and flirt with unsightly, permanent sun-damage – and on the other, they plaster themselves with non-biodegradable chemicals that coat the surface of the […]
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