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The Major Rookie Mistake I Made Caring For My Car

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 08.20.2014 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I was driving home from the grocery store when I smelled something funny. I thought maybe something was burning. The gauges on the dashboard were clear, the car was not overheating or malfunctioning. Still, there was a smell. Was it tar?

U.S. Eyes European Safety Standards for Oil Refineries

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Oil refiners can learn from Europe as they try to reduce accidents at plants in Louisiana and other states, U.S. safety experts say. After a string of disasters, President Obama issued an executive order last August to improve chemical facility safety.

Bibs For Adults Are No Joke

Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste

Instead of carrying the embarrassment of a spill around with you all day, you can ... wear a bib?

Move Over Molasses: The 5 Weirdest Spills

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

By Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer: A molasses pipeline in Honolulu Harbor, Hawaii, last week was pumping the syrupy substance onto a ship wh...

Are the Koch brothers lying about the Keystone XL oil pipeline?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Billionaire political donors Charles and David Koch have long relied on deceptive tactics and aggressive denials to distance themselves from the dange...

Hidden Koch Brother Abuse Exposed in the Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Robert Greenwald | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

The Keystone pipeline is dangerous for so many reasons that it's hard for media reports to capture them all. Through their subsidiaries and refineries, the Koch brothers are positioned to grow their ever-expanding profits if the pipeline is approved.

PHOTOS: True Halloween Horrors -- Scary Toxic Lagoons

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Hold your nose and run for cover! Many people think that waste from mining, nuclear power, and even sewage is out of sight, out of mind. Not so much...