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purge or be purged
Introducing the Purge, a Rage-Based Cleaning Method
A necessary corrective to the KonMari approach.
Cleaning Up After a Party Doesn’t Have to Be Hell
Here’s how to make it painless.
The Best Ways to Fake a Clean House
How to make your home look presentable in under an hour.
Sorry, Germophobes: You’ve Been Fooled
Antibacterial soaps with this active ingredient don’t work any better than regular suds.
She Had a Cat Hair Ball in Her Vagina — or Did She?
We caught up with the xoJane essayist. “Now I wish I’d taken a picture of it,” she said.
so fresh so clean
How to Keep Your White Clothes Looking Fresh
The struggle against pit stains and makeup smudges is real.
Are You a Workweek Slob?
A scientific investigation of the way we live in the messes we make.
Marathoners, Hard Hit Residents, and Other New Yorkers Volunteering Side by Side
It warms the heart, even as temperatures drop.
DMX Gives Back With Random Acts of Public Cleanliness
He’s vacuuming at nightclubs.
BP Reaches Settlement With Deepwater Horizon Partner
Anadarko Petroleum will help to compensate victims of the 2010 oil spill.
BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges for Deepwater Horizon Deaths
But don’t worry, the executives are still safe.
Mayor Bloomberg Is ‘Angry’ About City’s Slow Blizzard Cleanup
It is a bad situation.”
Gowanus Canal Residents to EPA: How About That Raw Sewage While You’re at It?
A Short List of What Federal Oil-Rig Inspectors Aren’t Checking
A short, semi-terrifying list.
Obama Administration Changes Its Mind About Offshore Drilling
Now that we think about it, maybe that wasn’t the best idea.
Yotam Solomon Designed a BP Oil Spill–Inspired Collection
The proceeds will go to the NRDC and Defenders of Wildlife organizations.
BP Is Back to Being Profitable
Heckuva third quarter,
Four Advance Tests Showed That the Cement Halliburton Was Using to Close BP’s Well Was Unstable
Halliburton only told
about one of them.
Moratorium on Offshore Drilling Will Now End
My, that was quick.
Report Criticizes Adminstration for Response to Oil Spill
Government retort: response was “in full force and immediate.”
New BP CEO: We’re Coming Back From ‘Near-Death’
[We need] a fast evolution, not revolution.”
Shell Wants to Build the World’s Largest Floating Natural-Gas Plant
What could go wrong?
The BP Oil Well Is Now ‘Physically Incapable of Leaking Another Drop’
Were all of your other issues from last summer resolved?
BP Completes Relief Well, Now on to ‘Bottom Kill’
sensors detect that the relief well has connected with the original Macando well 18,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf.
Multiple Choice Photo: (A) Gravel Road or (B) Enormous Fish Kill in the Gulf?
Creator of Fake BP Twitter Was Struck With Idea While ‘Taking a Whiz’
It was very obvious to me
was more worried about its image than about actually letting people see and understand what was happening on the Gulf.”
You Know What They Say About People Who Like to Start Fires
Another week, another fire.
BP Report Blames a Series of Failures and a Number of Companies for the Spill
No single factor caused the Macondo well tragedy.”
Louisiana’s Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Doesn’t See What All the Fuss Is About
Celebrating Louisiana’s harvest since 1967.
Employees From the Company Whose Oil Rig Just Exploded Spent Yesterday Protesting Restrictions on Offshore Drilling
Just yesterday, Mariner Energy employees objected to restrictions on offshore drilling.
Oil Rig Explodes in Gulf of Mexico [Updated]
Yes, this is happening again.
BP Executives Should Be Thankful Brad Pitt Isn’t President
The actor takes a stand in new Spike Lee documentary.
A 22-Mile Plume of Oil Has Gone Missing in the Gulf
Scientists lost track of the oil “mist” after Hurricane Alex.
James Cameron Says Government Ignored His Oil Spill Response Plan
“At the end of the day, they did exactly what we recommended.”
BP’s Cement Plug Has Hardened
Crew now beginning the final phase of drilling.
Static Kill Completed in Deepwater Horizon Well
The oil leak is now double-stopped.
BP Will Keep Killing the Well Until It Is Killed for Good
The static kill worked, and the bottom kill will finish the job.
New Report Claims Oil Spill Is Essentially Under Control
Three quarters of the oil has been eliminated.
BP Gets Hit With a New Lawsuit and (Surprise!) It Has Nothing to Do With the Spill
$10 billion in damages for a benzene leak in Texas. Add it to their tab.
Oil Spill Estimate Increases Yet Again
And “static kill” is postponed.
Oil Spill Not Actually That Big a Deal
The environment is doing fine!
BP Exec Warns Congress About Risks of Restricting Offshore Drilling
It would harm the ongoing effort to increase America’s energy independence.”
Tony Hayward to Get Annual Pension of Close to $1 Million
will be sitting on piles of money in Russia.
BP May Literally Banish Tony Hayward to Siberia
Well, Moscow, at least.
Tony Hayward Reportedly Stepping Down
For real, this time!
Denied Reports of Tony Hayward’s Dismissal Make the Rounds Again [Updated]
Will he leave soon, though?
Oil-Spill Cleanup Commences Again
Bonnie was pretty weak.
Oil Cleanup Paused While Bonnie Passes Through
It’s like Mother Nature is a cutter.
Deepwater Horizon Workers Knew Something Was Up
Even before the rig exploded.
Oil Companies Aiming To Impress Public, White House With ‘Rapid Response System’
Four companies are each donating $250 million.