- “I think you have to paint the stick orange." - Canadian designer Bruce Mau, asked whether a carrot or stick is the more effective way to change people's habits. The Massive Change author discussed sustainability and rebranding climate change on Need to Know.
- An ordinary car did something extraordinary in Europe last week, when a production model Volkswagen Passat set a world record by traveling over 1,500 miles (half the distance across the U.S.!) on a single tank of diesel fuel. (via Wired Autopia)
- The new Vans Hemp Authentics are a must-have pair of kicks, with all-hemp uppers and 40% recycled rubber soles. Available in two equally sharp colorways, palm and mid-grey. Cop 'em at DQM.