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Who Knew Selling Super Strong Rat Poison 60 Times More Powerful Than Generic Rat Poison Was a Bad Thing?

New York City is littered with filthy rats and it's not unreasonable to want to kill 'em all with poison. Too bad it's going to be a lot harder to do that because sellers of the best rat poison—61 times more powerful than normal—have been arrested in a sting operation. » 9/20/11 2:40pm 9/20/11 2:40pm

Smoking Weed Is Really Bad for the Environment (Doing Other Drugs Is Less Bad)

Marijuana, hue notwithstanding, is not exactly new school green. In fact, it's the worst drug for the environment. Marijuana growers use $5 billion worth of electricity to power lightbulbs, fans, dehumidifiers and whatever else it takes to grow weed. That's 1% of the national electricity consumption. » 9/07/11 1:40pm 9/07/11 1:40pm

60 Minutes Reporter Investigates China's E-Waste Pits, Gets Attacked

Click to view » 11/07/08 1:25am 11/07/08 1:25am 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley went to Guiyi, China to document the lives of Chinese e-waste workers there. He was able to get footage of what these pits, which process much of the toxic electronic scrap we in the West throw away, look like—despite being jumped by angry e-waste lot owners and…

Greenpeace on Apple MacBook 2008 Redesign: Good, but Not Good Enough

Greenpeace is dead set on giving Apple and Steve Jobs an inferiority complex. With one hand, the environmental group patted Apple on the head » 10/19/08 12:00pm 10/19/08 12:00pm after the unveiling of its . With the other hand, however, it managed to knock Apple down a peg or two for still not doing enough to save the environment. "Compared to where…