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?




More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Sept. 16 2014 2:35 PM Germany’s Nationwide Ban on Uber Lasted All of Two Weeks
The Vault
Sept. 16 2014 12:15 PM “Human Life Is Frightfully Cheap”: A 1900 Petition to Make Lynching a Federal Offense
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Sept. 16 2014 1:39 PM The Case of the Missing Cerebellum How did a Chinese woman live 24 years missing part of her brain?
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 8:41 PM You’re Cut, Adrian Peterson Why fantasy football owners should release the Minnesota Vikings star.