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These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto …

Anyone can compost their food waste (and everyone should)

And it doesn’t have to smell.<p>When we think of composting, we tend to think of enormous dumpsters full of everything you didn’t eat for dinner that day, mixing together into an earthy, smelly, nasty concoction that seems to have a life of its own. But at its most basic level, composting is simply …

Composting

The Courts Take Aim at Partisan Gerrymandering

Donald Trump so dominates the media landscape that he crowds out other news. So what may be the most important political development of our time—the death of partisan gerrymandering—may not be receiving the attention it deserves.<p>Following the 2010 census, and the Republican landslides in the …

Government

There's A Sustainable Energy Source You've Never Heard Of And It Could Power Most Of The USA

It could even be better than solar and wind.<p>By now we’re all familiar with the likes of solar and wind power as alternatives to using up …

5 wines to round out your summer and bring on Labor Day

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>An Alsace Riesling to challenge your expectations, a delicious chenin blanc and a cabernet franc from the Loire, a juicy old-vine colombard from South Africa and an impressive bargain red from Portugal: These five wines will keep your palate energized through the …

Best Ever Chocolate Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Grease the 9x5 inch loaf pan and line it with the baking paper<p>2<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven at 325 degrees F.<p>3<p>Done<p>In a bowl mix together flour and …

Release Your Inner Cavewoman With This Bulge-Busting Diet

Finding it harder and harder to lose weight with each passing year? Then help is here! When scientists at Umea University in Sweden put …

Protecting our children from climate change might take more than just cutting emissions

Negative emissions to make a positive change.<p>Rarely is a negative seen as a positive. But a new study in the journal <i>Earth System Dynamics</i> argues that negative emissions might be our only hope.<p>Led by James Hansen—the so-called father of climate change awareness—along with researchers from around the …

The GOP’s moral rot is the problem, not Donald Trump Jr.

The key insight from a week of gobsmacking revelations is not that the Russia scandal may finally have an underlying crime but that, as David Brooks suggests, “over the past few generations the Trump family built an enveloping culture that is beyond good and evil.” (Remember when the media …

The Deep Denialism of Donald Trump

Donald Trump is hardly the first President to lie to the American people. Nor is he the first to place ideology before data. But this White House, unlike any other, has already crossed the threshold into a space where facts appear to mean nothing.<p>Eventually, the President’s daily policy outrages, …

Donald Trump

Chameleon Mummified Alive by the Tropical Sun

Weird & Wild<p>Even reptiles adapted to hot environments can succumb to heat stress, a concern as the world warms, experts say.<p>Death by desiccation may be unpleasant, but it makes for a lovely corpse.<p>Such was the fate of an unlucky Indian chameleon that apparently died while trying to drink from a …

Tillerson signs declaration stressing climate change threat

<b>(CNN) —</b> Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an international declaration highlighting the importance of the Paris Agreement in tackling climate change Thursday, even as the Trump administration considers withdrawing from the agreement.<p>The Fairbanks Declaration was adopted at the meeting by the …

Trump Administration

Why Do More Intelligent People Tend To Be Atheist?

Historical evidence collected over time and data gathered through recent surveys both point to a curious fact: intelligent people tend to be …

30 *Totally* Impressive Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

For some, the idea of cooking from scratch sounds like a nuisance; why waste time making your own sauces, spices, and spreads when you can grab them ready-made at the store? But more people are taking the homemade route these days, and we encourage you to give it a go. Salad dressing is an easy …

Healthy Eating

Four big reasons why deniers started believing in climate change

It began, like many things on Reddit, with a simple question: “Former climate change deniers, what changed your mind?” More than 600 posts later, AskReddit was able to not only offer insights into that question, but also shed some light on why people initially rejected the consensus view held by …

Climate Change

8 Pull Apart Recipes We Can’t Wait To Tear Into

What is it about pull-apart recipes that really make us ogle? Perhaps the fact that they are pretty much always filled with some sort of ooey, gooey, …

Another challenge for coal: Wind power is getting cheaper

Spanning seven states, the project covers eleven new wind farms and would generate 3280 MWs at a cost of $3.5-4.4 billion.<p>In its announcement, Xcel emphasized the cost-savings attached to wind power, arguing that it would save Xcel customers in the Midwest $7.9 billion over thirty years.<p>This, …

Scientists discover immense pool of molten carbon beneath the Western United States

In what could be some of the worst news for climate change since the election of Donald Trump, a group of scientists have discovered a massive …

Earth Science

Trump’s Fuel Efficiency Rollback Will Cost America Billions At The Pump

Many observers took this to mean that Trump will soon roll back energy efficiency standards put in place by his predecessor. For light-duty vehicles, …

San Francisco

Tesla Powerwall 2 now ready to ship after strong pre-orders, early Gigafactory battery production went to Powerpacks

When unveiling its second generation home energy storage system, Powerwall 2, last October, Tesla announced that production would start at the Gigafactory in December 2016 for the first deliveries in the US in January 2017. Other markets were set to follow soon after. Tesla later updated its …

Three Ways New EPA Head Scott Pruitt Will Dismantle Environmental Protection

Despite extraordinary backlash, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has just been named to head the Environmental Protection Agency for the …

20 Simple Baking Projects for a Winter Snow Day

A snow day means you suddenly have the whole day to play in the kitchen — hurray! But a snow day also means you can't run out for ingredients, so if …

Glacial 'aftershock' spawns Antarctic iceberg the size of Manhattan

Antarctica's rapidly melting Pine Island Glacier has shed an iceberg the size of Manhattan, the latest evidence of the ice shelf’s fragility.<p>Nasa released photographs showing the block of ice separating from the southwest coast of the continent taken between January 26 and January 31.<p>The sequence, …

Global Warming

A scientist explains the very real struggle of talking to climate-change deniers

The world needs people like Andy Jorgensen, a professor of chemistry and environmental science at the University of Toledo. One of Jorgensen’s jobs is to create educational material on global warming, its impact, and what we can do to fight against it.<p>In a conversation with Redditors, Jorgensen …

Climate Change

U.S. Conservatives Unveil Plan to Fight Climate Change

The plan, authored by former Republican cabinet members and economic advisers, could slash emissions. But is it politically feasible?<p>In an effort to address the threat of climate change, a group of conservative U.S. statesmen has outlined a plan that, by 2030, could cut the United States’s carbon …

U.S. utilities seek solar power as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels

The plunging cost of solar power is leading U.S. electric companies to capture more of the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels.<p>Solar power represents just about 1% of the electricity U.S. utilities generate today, but that could grow substantially as …

Solar Power