Svati Kirsten Narula

Reuters/Francisco Bonilla

Why Are Tons of Ripe Produce Being Dumped Into Arizona Landfills?

It's a loss to farmers and consumers alike.

Courtesy of Farmigo

Beyond Farmers Markets: The Future of Local Food in America

As farmers markets fall from grace, tech-friendly food distributors are stepping in to meet the demand for locally-sourced products.

Reuters/Frank Polich

Which U.S. Cities Are Banning Sledding?

It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt and sues, so some cities are nixing sleds on public land.

Reuters/Mike Blake

Why U.S. Egg Prices Have Nearly Doubled Since September

It seems that 2015 will be the year the U.S. egg industry gets scrambled.

PRNewsfoto/Rexam

How the Craft Beer Revolution Made Cans Cool Again

Aficionados love cans because they better protect beer from light and oxygen—two of a brew’s greatest enemies.

Flickr/Moyan Brenn

You Should Spend Money on Experiences, Not Things

Anticipation of a new experience is the best part, new data shows.

Randal Olson

The 5 U.S. Counties Where Racial Diversity Is Highest—and Lowest

Why are Alaska's Aleutian Islands so ethnically mixed? And other questions from a new map of U.S. populations.

NASA/GSFC/Kimberly Casey

The Year Climate Change Closed Everest

As the world heats up, the Himalayas are becoming more volatile.

Humans of New York

Meet New York's Newly Famous Public Library Crusader

Matthew Zadrozny shared his concerns about the NYPL's renovation with the Humans of New York blog. The post quickly went viral.

The World Bank

Bloomberg's New Plan: Save the Ocean, Feed the World

The former mayor has invested $53 million to end over-fishing. But reviving the seas could take a multi-billion-dollar effort.

Courtesy Allie Goldstein and Kirsten Howard

The Many Small Ways Americans Are Adapting to Climate Change

People are planting more trees, thinking carefully about coastal development, and anticipating the future of California's wineries.

Elizabeth Miles

What's Worse Than an Oil Spill? A Molasses Spill

There is no way to clean it up.