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SHFT Sampler 12-17-10

  • Posted by Neil Simonton on December 15, 2010 in All
  • Aww, is it "too cold" to ride your bike in the winter? No matter where you are, it ain't as cold as St. Petersburg, Russia, where Adams Carroll rides his Ukrainian beast — made from surplus military tank parts — through the snow. Check Carroll's notes on winter cycling at the Fader.

    On a one-way path to wind energy dominance, China is steady flouting world trade laws.

    Hey, you don't get to the top without pissing a few people off.

    The Big Picture dropped its year in photos. The one of the bird soaked in oil after the BP spill has to be the most powerful — and most depressing — image of 2010.

    Monterey Bay Aquarium put out a new version of its awesome Seafood Watch app, which allows users to search any type of seafood to check out how sustainable it is. The update has a crowdsourcing map function that lets you share the spots where you’ve found sustainable seafood.

    Faccia a faccia: Colt + Rane ran a super neat series of animal pics from Italian wildlife photographer Stefano Underthiner.





    Anthony Howe's Otherworldly Kinetic Sculptures

  • A studio visit reveals more about Howe's hypnotic, wind-powered works
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  • ClankWorks Pinch

  • Put your cycle on display with ClankWorks' bamboo bike stand.
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  • Green Development Hampered by Nimbyism

  • Eco projects face opposition in progressive hotspots from Brooklyn to Berkeley.
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