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Human Error

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Beetroot Design Group's interpretation of a planet in peril.

Wind power may be clean, green, and renewable, but it doesn't come without it's problems. Turbines are noisy as hell and they pose serious risks to flying wildlife and sensitive shoreline habitats. So Cornell University engineers have responded with a brainy new way of drawing electricity from moving air. The prototype technology, called Vibro-Wind, involves oscillating wind pads that......read more

Portugal News: SHFT House Wine Launch

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At the International Gourmet Festival in Portugal, SHFT introduced its House Wine to an intimate crowd

Speaking to The Portugal News of their invitation to the renowned gastronomic event, Grenier said that they were “very excited to come and not only share what we’ve been doing in the United States, but also to get a glimpse and a taste of life and culture here in Portugal.” Probably best known for starring in hit HBO series Entourage as well as his role in the movie ‘The......read more

London Design Festival celebrates its 12th birthday this year, and the goal of its founders Sir John Sorrell and Ben Evans to show off the capital’s creative talents across product, furniture and graphic design is being realised more superbly than ever. While I can’t admit to having been there in its youth, I’m taking this opportunity to revisit those festivals I have had the......read more

Sculpture by the Sea, Denmark

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A free public art festival returns to Aarhus on the Danish coast

Whether you're talking about food, fashion, music, or art, Denmark is a veritable hotbed of culture (not to mention one of the greenest countries in the world). The coastal town of Aarhus contributes to the vibrant cultural community by playing host to Sculpture by the Sea, a huge outdoor sculpture exhibition that runs through the month of June. First launched in 1997, the festival takes place in......read more

Lighten Up: Phish

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The Phish Festival shows us the right way to do big music events.

At Phish's 2009 reunion festival in Indio, California, almost fifty thousand devotees congregated among the desert mountains to revel in the jam band's free-form sounds. As we all know, the environmental impact of such a gathering is nothing to slouch at. One of the things we love about this band is they — and their fans — have always had a staunch commitment to ecological......read more

Lighten Up: The Honey Brothers

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In SHFT's first webisode of the series, the band performs in an eco-friendly festival and takes some ideas back to Brooklyn.

SHFT's first original web series, LIGHTEN UP, covers bands as they reduce their carbon footprint. The Honey Brothers perform at Wanderlust - a sustainable festival in Squaw Valley - and take the initiative to reduce their load while on the road. Produced by SHFT and Stonyfield Farm....read more

Small Industrial Felt Bowl

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Freakish photo series of a weirdly amazing costume festival in Bulgaria. $24.00

The work of French photographer Estelle Haniana The "Parking Lot Hydra" book, published by Decathalon, is available from Printed Matter. (ed. - Scratch that, it's sold out.) (Via Quality Peoples)...read more

All in for the 99%: Artists, Musicians and Activists Unite in Los Angeles

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One-day cultural festival goes off in the name of reform

Forget what you heard about the Occupy movement being dead. If last Saturday's All in for the 99% event is any indication, there's plenty of life left yet.  The arts and music festival on South La Brea Avenue amplified the voices of the 99 percent with Funny or Die short film screenings, Slake magazine readings, a Van Jones talk, DJ sets, and an art exhibit featuring over a hundred artists......read more

Notes From the International Gourmet Festival

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SHFT House Wines launched in Portuguese paradise

Adrian and Peter brought SHFT House Wine to this year's International Gourmet Festival, featuring Michelin-starred chefs from around the world, was held at the Vila Joya resort in Portugal's spectacular Algarve region. In other words, the perfect place to launch the first of our sustainable House Wines, a big, bold red crafted at an organic vineyard in Paso Robles,......read more

T-Shirt Converts Sound to Electricity

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Cell phone-charging T-shirt tech to debut at the Glastonbury Festival.

The Sound Charge may look like an ordinary T-shirt, but it contains some seriously next-level energy tech within. The ingenious invention, borne of the simple observation that people at loud concerts tend to wear T-shirts, contains technology that converts sound waves into electrical energy. A collaboration between global telecom giant Orange and the renewable energy experts at Got Wind, the......read more

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