The Juice

Beyond Energy Efficiency

We’re not just reducing demand for electricity—we’re destroying it.

Whole Foods Now Sees Walmart as a Very Serious Threat

Corporations Go to Absurd Lengths to Avoid Paying Income Tax. Is It Time to Get Rid of It?

Guardians of the Galaxy

Bradley Cooper gives one of his best-ever performances as a trash-talking space raccoon.

Sports Nut

Washington Football Team Facts

Everything you need to know about why the nickname has to go.

Putin Is Losing Badly in Eastern Ukraine—but the War Is Far From Over

Sex Verification in Women’s Sports Is Humiliating and Unnecessary

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Sports Nut
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