- Ryan McGinley's latest exhibition Life Adjustment Center features the photographer's trademark nudes posing with live, wild animals. Flavorwire has a slideshow of the strangeness. The book is available from Dashwood.
- The finishing process for a typical pair of jeans requires 11 gallons of water, and 450 million pairs of jeans are sold in the U.S. each year. We're not good at math but that seems like a lot of water. Levi's says it's new Water<less initiative will reduce water consumption in the manufacturing process by an average of 28 percent — and up to 96 percent in some jeans.
- Mind Body Green is the Gilt of good living, with discounts and special offers on everything from organic products to yoga classes. The New York site recently went up, LA and SF are on the way. (via Loomstate Act Natural)