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Ship runs aground near Stockholm, spilling oil among pristine islands

A ship carrying 52 tons of oil in the Baltic Sea ran aground off Stockholm’s sprawling archipelago Wednesday morning and began leaking its cargo into the intricate network of islands and inlets, an online news agency reported.

What Does the High Profile of Environmental Issues in this Election Mean for the Future?

Environmental issues have been surprisingly visible in this campaign – nearly every Senate candidate gives them prominent attention.  The New York Times reports that they are also the third most common topic for political ads in this cycle.  The evidence they report shows, not surprisingly, that coal and oil are big issues in key states: […]

If you don’t kill your own meat, at least watch The Slaughter

A short film about a father and son on a hog farm gets at agriculture's hard trade-offs and everyday traumas.

Why is everyone so excited about Apple Pay?

 I don’t understand why people are so hyped up about giving Apple even more of their money than they already get. Mobile Apple Apple Pay Rite Aid CVS Tim Cook CurrentC

Game of Thrones Vs Lord of the Rings: Quien Es Mas Macho?

Who would win the dragon battle? Trending game of thrones Lord of the Rings Smaug Dorgon George R.R. Martin

Why Zeppelin Had to Come to an End

We'd all love more from the band, but...  Music Jimmy Page Led Zeppelin John Bonham

Where Are the Black Widow and Hulk Movies?

Marvel apparently didn't cover all the bases for Phase Three movie slate Comics The Avengers Marvel Black Widow The Incredible Hulk

Lakers lose, Julius Randle breaks his leg on a bleak opening night

The present-day Lakers weren't looking so great against the Houston Rockets, and then fate messed with their future.

L.A. area has many freeways that stayed on the drawing board

When suburbs began spreading out across Southern California after World War II, officials envisioned a sprawling freeway system to get people around.

Mississippi State leads the first College Football Playoff rankings

College football's new four-team playoff was supposed to give other schools a chance to compete with the Southeastern Conference, which won seven of the last eight titles in the Bowl Championship Series.

FCC chairman proposes expanding video channel access rules

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed expanding video channel access rules to include Internet-delivered services.

Food expiration dates are garbage. Here’s a new label that’ll make you think before you toss.

Bump Mark, a new food label made out of gelatin, could substantially reduce the amount of food sent to landfills each year.

Uber says half its drivers make $90K a year — yeah, right

The ridesharing company employs some questionable math to calculate the mean income of a NYC UberX driver. Let's run those numbers again.

American Pharoah scratched from Juvenile at Breeders' Cup

Trainer Bob Baffert scratched one of his best hopes for a Breeders' Cup title Tuesday, when American Pharoah was found to have a deep bruise in his left front hoof.

Millennials could make a difference on climate, if they voted

A new poll revealed that young people care about reducing carbon emissions, but they're less likely to get out to the polls to vote.

Breaking Bad Actors Mad About Toy Ban

The controversy continues via Twitter  Trending breaking bad Bryan Cranston aaron paul Toys R Us

Marvel Announces a Remarkable Slate of Movies

Schedule for the rest of the decades includes an Avengers two-parter, The Black Panther, and Captain Marvel Comics The Avengers Marvel Captain Marvel The Black Panther Doctor Strange Thor

What will it take to get electricity to the world’s poor?

What's the most promising way to extend electricity to those who now lack it? Is it top-down, extending the centralized grid and building large power plants? Or is it bottom-up, with distributed energy?

Is it even possible to make a car that doesn’t have problems?

There have been so many recalls of late that you have to wonder – is it even possible for automobile manufacturers to make a car that doesn’t have problems? Mobile recalls ford GM Toyota Takata

DIY: Turn an Old Sweater into a Winter Head Wrap

Want a new look for the cold Winter months? Turn an old sweater you no longer wear into a fashionable & hair-friendly head wrap The post DIY: Turn an Old Sweater into a Winter Head Wrap appeared first on Sustainablog.

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