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Nich Hance McElroy: How to be Alone

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Vancouver-based photographer journeys into the mystic

As a Masters candidate in English with a degree in Classics, Nich Hance McElroy [previously] knows plenty about myths involving intrepid heroes. Whether intentional or not, the literary vibrations shine through in his pictures, as you can see from these selections from his How to be Alone series. Like scenes from a movie about a mythical vision quest, the photos depict strange encounters and......read more

Selecting the right backpack for work or play is essential. Whether you’re headed to the office or out on a trail, a good bag can ease the stress of travel. Having ample space for your things is important, but all those extra goodies can be a curse as much as a blessing—your pack is liable to become uncomfortably heavy. Lightning Packshas solved this dilemma with......read more

The Majestic Beauty of Tent Camping Around Europe

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From Polish Photographer Karol Nienartowicz

Polish mountain photographer Karol Nienartowicz has spent the last 6 years traveling throughout Europe. Rather than just capture the beautiful scenery of the majestic, remote mountains she gave us a peek into what it was like camping there. Every picture is like a Where’s Waldo hunt to discover her tent. Braving the snow and the cold, the views up there show why it’s worth every......read more

This Furniture Used to be Political Campaign Signs

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By Daniela Walker for Collectively

After the dust has settled on an election in Brazil, there is one visible reminder of what went down: piles of political campaign sandwich boards strewn across streets and sidewalks, no longer wanted or needed. In the country's capital, Brasilia, there is 50 tons of campaign trash leftover each election year, according to JWT Brazil. But this year, Mobilise Brasil, a non-profit initiative that......read more

Campaign Politics Dictating Obama's Environmental Policy

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Re-election tactics tied to both EPA smog decision and Keystone XL

This just in from the New York Times: Obama's environmental decisions are being driven by electoral politics, not by any sort of clear vision. Shocking news, we know, sorry to upset you. From John Broder's article:  The full retreat on the smog standard was the first and most important environmental decision of the presidential campaign season that is now fully under way. An examination......read more

EPA Readies Tough New Pollution Rules

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Lisa P. Jackson prepares rigorous environmental regs as presidential campaign gets under way

With a presidential election looming, EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson is hoping for Obama's support as she prepares new regulations on smog, mercury, carbon dioxide, mining waste, and vehicle emissions. The Supreme Court just validated the power of the Agency to control emissions and pollution. According to Jackson, "The only thing worse than no EPA is an EPA that exists and doesn't do its......read more

Down to Earth

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Stone Creek Camp by Andersson Wise Architects: A green-roofed getaway in the Montana wilderness.

Long before sustainable design hit the mainstream, Austin-based architects Andersson Wise earned a reputation for creating low footprint buildings that borrow design cues — and materials — from the sites on which they're built. Stone Creek Camp, a rustic wilderness retreat on the picturesque shores of Montana's Flathead Lake, is a case in point. The central building on the property,......read more

Scouts Unveil Eco Cabin

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Converted shipping container provides sustainable shelter for Boy Scouts at Catalina Island campground.

In his final address to the Boy Scouts, Sir Robert Baden-Powell told the troops to "leave this world a little better than you found it." Sixty years later, the organization still abides by its founder's words. Evidence is to be found at the Scouts' camp on Catalina Island, 19 miles off the coast of Southern California, where the group is pursuing a sustainable vision for its......read more

This Wobbly Stool Forces You To Work Out While You Sit

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Way better than one of those ridiculous balls.

We all know sitting in front of a desk all day is slowly killing us. But what does it actually take to get us out of our comfortable chairs (or, for those of us who work at home, a deep slouch on the sofa)? One answer might be the Balance Stool, a wobbly wooden seat that forces you to activate your core while you type. It might not let you slump, but designer Darryl Agawin says it's surprisingly......read more

Crate Stool by Segev Moisa

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Classic milk crate repurposed into DIY furniture

Ah the trusty milk crate, always there to perform whatever purpose demanded of it. Whether used by a college student as a cheap storage alternative, or by an old school DJ to haul records, milk crates have always done lots of different tasks. Another obvious one is seating. Flip 'em over, and milk crates make for quick and easy stools. It's this purpose that Israeli designer Segev......read more

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