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You heard it here first: Foraged blackberry sauce is the new hot fudge sauce

Watch our video above to find out how to make your new favorite ice cream topping.

Tony Stewart withdraws at Michigan International

Tony Stewart was the center of conversation Friday at Michigan International Speedway even though the three-time NASCAR champion was not at the track.

What to do with an old bus? Turn it into a shower for San Francisco’s homeless

A new program in San Francisco provides mobile showers to the homeless by retrofitting old buses.

The Times' Super 16 college football countdown: No. 11 USC

Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 11 USC:

Angels have no plans to use Garrett Richards on short rest in Oakland

The way the Angels rotation is set up, they will not have their most effective pitcher starting in any of the three games at Oakland next weekend.

Pittsburgh’s kale-lovers crying after another loss to the frackers

Like many well-intentioned things, an organic farm's fight against a natural gas compressor station failed.

Just living close to Walmart makes you fat

A new study finds that people living near big box stores have higher rates of obesity and diabetes. What's the connection? Look at the streets.

How one Pacific Northwest tribe is carving out a resistance to coal — and winning

A Grist fellow visited the Lummi Nation, to find out how the tribe has been able to successfully push back (so far) against Big Coal.

Hip-hop mogul Damon Dash sues Lee Daniels for royalties, credit

It took 37 credited producers to bring "Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'" to the big screen — and now Damon Dash is demanding to be recognized as No. 38.

Pink slime is back. Question is: Who's using it?

Laura asks the same question I've been wondering myself: Which companies are using pink slime again?

American doctor being treated for Ebola says his condition is improving

The American doctor who contracted Ebola while helping treat victims of a deadly outbreak that has claimed more than 1,000 lives in West Africa says his condition is improving, according to a statement issued Friday.

How to Keep Eco-Friendly Indoor Cats

Keep your indoor cats happy and healthy with eco-friendly products that they also like. Food, litter, and play all have greener options available The post How to Keep Eco-Friendly Indoor Cats appeared first on Sustainablog.

Killing young black men like Michael Brown is unsustainable in every sense of the word

In a world that is heating and cooling at increasingly uncontrollable rates, we need more black youth learning how to work with sustainable technology, and less of them in jail or dead.

There’s oil-by-rail good news, and oil-by-rail bad news

Under new rules, old tank cars won't be ferrying explosive Bakken crude. Instead, they'll carry dirty tar sands crude.

Browns coach 'comfortable' starting Brian Hoyer over Johnny Manziel

Give Cleveland Browns Coach Mike Pettine credit, he's sticking with veteran Brian Hoyer as his starting quarterback and not succumbing to the frenzy to give rookie Johnny Manziel the job.

TV ratings: CBS' 'Big Brother' wins night in key demo

For the second night in a row, CBS' "Big Brother" won over the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic, according to Nielsen.

The men of Tinder have some pretty wild thoughts about women and climate change

How else does one deal with the cognitive dissonance of being on a business trip in a place that is notoriously drenched in lust and debauchery?

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