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OUR ECO CUPS RUNNETH OVER Those “compostable” coffee cups and similar to-go containers might not be as green and guilt-free as we had hoped. (On Earth)
HOT COMMODITY This magnetic phone charger connects to hot surfaces (your stove, your parked car in summer, the Arctic in 20 years) and turns the heat into usable electricity. (Treehugger)
BIOFUELS OF THE FAMOUS From Queen Elizabeth’s railroad to Formula One race cars, five vessels that run on greener gas. (Good)
DON'T GO IN THE WATER Lake Karachay, near Russia's oldest, largest nuclear facility (with a reputation for leakage), is considered the most polluted place in the world. (Grist)
AS GREEN AS THEIR WEED? Europe's first electric scooter taxi service will debut on Monday in Amsterdam. (Scientific American)
TRULY LOCAL EATING For the first time in three decades, New Yorkers are cooking meals more often than they’re ordering or eating out, according to a recent Zagat survey. (Crains)
ORCHARD CHEAT SHEET Designed by the author of The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Apples, this handy apple flow chart ushers in fall with the best apple cultivars for all your needs (and then some). (Slate)