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Snappy answers to annoying electric vehicle questions

Now that I’ve been driving an electric vehicle (a Tesla Model S) around on a regular basis for a few weeks, I’m getting bored with the most common questions. Over and over again… By Zachary Shahan  “How far can you drive?” “How long does it take to charge?” “How fast can it go?” (max speed) “How […]

July 22nd

Support carbon pricing! …And maybe win a Tesla

Carbon Pricing is the best option for market-based approach to reducing our emissions to a safe level. Massachusetts could be a model for that – with a little help from you. By Zachary Shahan If you look at all the factors closely, solar energy, wind energy, electric cars, and other clean technologies are already better […]

June 14th

The Simpsons skewer Trump (with guest appearances by Comey and Richard Nixon)

Trump has been getting dissed by everyone from faux-Frenchie Colbert to Frenchie-par-excellance Macron. But for down-home American dissing, there’s nothing that beats the good folks from Springfield – the crew at The Simpsons. By Jeremy Bloom How bad can it get for Trump? A ghostly and grateful Richard Nixon floats into Trump’s White House bedchamber and […]

May 30th

Watch the Daily Show go to a Trump rally and find plenty of deplorables

By Jeremy Bloom What’s the deal with the “Deplorables”? Are there really Trump supporters who are racists, misogynists, and (gasp) right wing conspiracy nuts? Well, frankly, yes. The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper goes to a Trump rally and interviews The Proverbial Man in the Street, and guess what? They’re even more nuts than you could […]

September 21st

Shit Trump supporters say – Daily Show video

By Jeremy Bloom What kind of people do we want in America? Only great American people! Fortunately, Donald Trump has a solution: “We should only admit into this country people who share our values and respect our people. I call it Extreme Vetting. I call it EXTREME. EXTREME vetting.” Yes, he really talks like that. It’s […]

August 19th

Build your own Straight Outta Compton meme

By Jeremy Bloom This is fun! Play around with Dr. Dre’s Straight Outta Compton meme-generating site and see what you can come up with. Because #BlackMemesMatter, too! If you make something good, share it with us here, or on our Facebook page (and why don’t you like our Facebook page while you’re over there?)   […]

August 17th

Top 10 ways to green your Thanksgiving

They say that green is the new black, but that doesn’t mean you have to get all emo about it. It’s possible to be joyful and celebratory – and smart. As we officially enter the season of holiday cheer, holiday shopping and holiday excess, we can all think about the planet, too… Getting There – Thanksgiving […]

November 21st

Occupy Wall Street: You say you want a revolution? (With video)

    Well, you know… we all want to change the world. But as we work through the next weeks, it’s important to remember where we’ve been, so we can get where we actually want to go, and not get steered down another dead end. One of the wonderful things about this revolution is the […]

October 23rd