Advertisers Have Always Co-Opted the Counterculture

I may never drink Pepsi again. Not because of its new, terrible, and—as of press time—pulled Kendall Jenner “resistance”-themed advertisement, but because it’s a trash soda that makes it feel like my teeth are about...

Man Who Has Been Invited to the White House Offers to Cannibalize Captured Terrorists

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whom Donald Trump invited to the White House during a friendly chat back in December, has bragged that no matter what terrible things terrorists might do to people, he can absolutely...

Artists tinker with grass & photosynthesis to create huge living canvases (Video)

© Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey Grass: humble and ubiquitous, it's something we don't think about much unless we're thinking of planting something different for low-maintenance drought-resistant lawns, or converting them into edible landscapes. British...

‘Energy Feminist’ Wonders Why Fossil Fuels Are ‘Left Out’ of Earth Day Celebrations

If you thought that climate change-denying fossil fuel industry shills wouldn’t be interested in participating in Earth Day, you would be very wrong—oil, after all, technically does come from the earth. ThinkProgress reports that the...

Energy efficiency isn’t enough anymore.

Screen capture The Elrond Standard of Energy efficiency, embodied energy, health and walkability Years ago I was in a prototype green trailer design with bamboo floors that were being pitched as greener (that's how long...

24 Million Americans Estimated to Lose Insurance Under Obamacare Replacement

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle. Do you feel that worried clenching in your stomach? That is freedom! Here’s all the shit we...

A Conversation With Mary Timony on Helium, Being a Rock God, and Weird ’90s...

Mary Timony playing Coachella 2016 with Ex Hex. Image via Getty. Mary Timony, a DC-based multi-instrumentalist who’s been a staple of American underground rock since 1990, is ready to unleash the archive. She is...

Understatement Of The Year! Uber CEO Says He Needs To ‘Change’ & ‘Grow Up’...

Uber is in hot water AGAIN Uber is in hot water AGAIN Uber is in hot water AGAIN Uber is in hot water AGAIN The public scandals are nonstop for Uber...

There’s Another Airport Security Incident in Trump Terrorism Guru Sebastian Gorka’s Past, Records Show

The well-publicized arrest of Trump counterterrorism advisor Sebastian Gorka last year for attempting to carry a 9 mm pistol through a TSA checkpoint at Reagan National Airport was not the first time the self-described “irregular...

Why Does This No-Brand Brand Creep Me Out So Much?

Photo via Brandless. Millennials continue on their mad killing spree. Just a month ago, it was “casual dining” establishments like Buffalo Wild Wings and Applebees; now they are cleaning the avocado traces off their...