Brendan Koerner

Brendan I. Koerner is a contributing editor at Wired and a columnist for Gizmodo. His first book, Now the Hell Will Start, is out now.

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May 6 2008 7:34 AMThou Shalt Sort Thy PlasticsHow bad is it to mix your soda bottles with your yogurt cups?
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April 22 2008 7:56 AMIs a Dishwasher a Green Machine?The soapy sponge may not be worth your time.
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April 8 2008 7:31 AMHow To Apologize to Your Girlfriend… Without destroying the Earth.
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Dec. 31 2008 6:59 AMShould My Baby Wear Huggies?Going diaper shopping for the Little Green Penlight.
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March 16 2009 3:10 PMWear Green, Drink GreenlyThe eco-guide to responsible drinking.
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Feb. 26 2008 8:42 AMShould I Cancel My Newspaper Subscription?The environmental pros and cons of reading online.
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Feb. 5 2008 7:39 AMThe Case for CFLsCompact fluorescent light bulbs are safe, and they look great, too.
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Jan. 29 2008 7:44 AMWool or Cotton?Which fabric is best for the Earth?
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Jan. 15 2008 7:35 AMThe Premium PremiumIs high-octane gas bad for the environment?
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Jan. 2 2008 8:05 AMCan We Turn Garbage Into Energy?The pros and cons of plasma incineration.
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Dec. 24 2008 10:01 AMShould I Buy a Fake Fir?Or is it better for the environment to cut down a real Christmas tree?
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Dec. 11 2007 7:40 AMThe Electric Vehicle Acid TestAre EVs really any better for the environment than gas-guzzling cars?
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Nov. 27 2007 7:43 AMThe Other Greenhouse GasesIs methane really worse for the environment than carbon dioxide?
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Nov. 13 2007 7:31 AMTrash MiningShould we be digging through landfills for cans and bottles?
Sports Nut
Nov. 2 2007 11:57 AMNFL ArmageddonA Colts fan and a Pats fan dissect every angle of Sunday's big game.
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April 29 2008 7:42 AMPaper Recycling—Is It Worth It?Landfills, recycling, and incineration.
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April 15 2008 8:11 AMNot in My Back YuccaWhat are our alternatives for storing radioactive waste?
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April 1 2008 8:04 AMWill Diesel Save the World?The environmental trade-offs of giving up gasoline.
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March 18 2008 7:39 AMTank vs. HybridIs it possible that a Hummer's better for the environment than a Prius is?
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March 4 2008 7:43 AMClinton, Obama, and McCainWhich candidate has the most green cred?
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Feb. 19 2008 4:03 PMCarton vs. CanisterIs frozen orange juice concentrate better for the environment?
Jan. 31 2008 4:15 PMWhat Happens to Edwards' delegates?Sixty-one are up for grabs.
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Jan. 22 2008 11:16 AMIs Global Warming Caused by Water Vapor?How to think about the No. 1 greenhouse gas.
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Jan. 8 2008 7:37 AMThe Greenest TreeWhat kind of tree should I plant in my back yard to soak up the most carbon?
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Dec. 26 2007 7:50 AMHey, Who Turned Out the Lights?What you need to know about global dimming.
Dec. 13 2007 7:49 AMSmoking Mittens or Felt Fedora?What Maxim, Consumer Reports, Vogue and others recommend you give for Christmas.
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Dec. 4 2007 7:43 AMWhether the Leather Be PleatherOr whether the leather be not …
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Nov. 20 2007 7:38 AMThe Greenest BirdWhich kind of turkey is best for the environment?
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Nov. 6 2007 7:37 AMPaper or Plastic … or NeitherWill vegetable-based, biodegradable bags replace plastic and paper at the supermarket?
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Oct. 30 2007 7:36 AMJesus Would Drive a Stick ShiftAre manual transmissions better for the environment?




The End of Pregnancy

And the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.

Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City

How a Company You’ve Never Heard of Took Control of the Entire Porn Industry

The Hot New Strategy for Desperate Democrats

Blame China for everything.

The Questions That Michael Brown’s Autopsies Can’t Answer


Kiev Used to Be an Easygoing Place

Now it’s descending into madness.


Don’t Just Sit There

How to be more productive during your commute.

There Has Never Been a Comic Book Character Like John Constantine

Which Came First, the Word Chicken or the Word Egg?

  News & Politics
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 24 2014 12:10 AM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Oct. 23 2014 5:53 PM Amazon Investors Suddenly Bearish on Losing Money
Oct. 23 2014 5:08 PM Why Is an Obscure 1968 Documentary in the Opening Credits of Transparent?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 6:55 PM A Goodfellas Actor Sued The Simpsons for Stealing His Likeness. Does He Have a Case?
Oct. 23 2014 11:47 PM Don’t Just Sit There How to be more productive during your commute.
  Health & Science
Oct. 23 2014 5:42 PM Seriously, Evolution: WTF? Why I love the most awkward, absurd, hacked-together species.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.