Meth Lab: “Simply owning a natural gas stove, and having natural gas pipes and fittings in your home, leads to more emissions over 24 hours than the amount emitted while the burners are on.” Gas stoves leak climate-warming methane even when they’re off.

+ Grow Operation: “The U.S. economy surged ahead with a 6.9% annual growth rate in the final months of 2021 and achieved the strongest growth over an entire calendar year since 1984.” (Tell that to my stock portfolio…)

+ Picking Noses: “In addition to web glitches, the initiative seems to have left out some groups from consideration entirely, according to data from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including people without fixed addresses; the 11.8 million US households that have more than four members, who are more likely to be nonwhite; the 7.5 million households that do not have home internet access; and the 3.5 million that do not speak English or Spanish, the two languages in which the site is currently available.” Free covid tests are meant to reduce inequity, but they’re highlighting it. (This story could be altered to fit many programs aimed at helping people.)