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Pablo Link Lamp

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Efficient LED design generates energy through its aluminum skin $380.00

The Link desktop lamp brings LED workspace lighting into the 21st century. Designed by Peter Stathis for Pablo, an SF-based lighting concern, the Link is pared down to a simple, versatile form, with no internal wiring made possible by its conductive aluminum skin. The L-shaped base allows it to reside in a corner of the desktop while taking up the minimum amount of usable space. It's also......read more

SAYL Chair by Herman Miller

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The perfect work chair, designed by Yves Behar with the environment in mind $399.00

Shopping for an office chair isn't an easy task. Sure, we'd all be happy with an Aeron chair, but only if someone else was paying. At the other end, there's always Walmart but, uhhh, no thanks. Herman Miller has our answer in the SAYL Chair, designed to offer high design at an affordable price. Created by sustainable design guru Yves Behar, the SAYL family of work chairs feature "suspension"......read more

Eco-Wise Wool Throw by Pendleton

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The classic Pendleton blanket gets the Cradle-to-Cradle treatment $88.00

For more than 140 years, Pendleton has produced high quality woven goods in their Pacific Northwest mills. The company's Eco-Wise collection makes use of wool fabric has been Cradle to Cradle Certified CM by MBDC. From the collection comes this soft merino/lambswool throw that's just asking to be napped under. From the company sustainability statement: "This fabric can be recycled or composted as......read more

Crisis Mismanagement

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Beleagured Toyota president faces the music...sort of.

In Washington Wednesday, embattled Toyota president Akio Toyoda testified to Congress, saying he was "deeply sorry" for the carnage caused by faulty brakes and accelerators in his cars. “We pursued growth over the speed at which we were able to develop our people and our organization, and we should sincerely be mindful of that," Toyoda said, "I regret that this has......read more

Toyota-Tesla Prototype Announced

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Slick-looking electric vehicle will be ready later this year.

Sir Richard's Condoms

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Condoms for a cause.

Sir Richard's is all about saving the world, one condom at a time. The Boulder, CO-based company's line of Fair Trade-certified prophylactics offer protection not only for the purchaser, but for also for a lucky sex participant in the developing world. For each condom purchased in the United States, the company donates one to a developing nation. Manufactured at one of the only two......read more

Prius 10th Anniversary

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SHFT co-hosts the Toyota hybrid's birthday at an epic event in Malibu. M. Ward performs while Shepard Fairey prepares his DJ set during magic hour.

Oh, how the years go by. Toyota's iconic Prius hybrid celebrated its 10th anniversary last weekend in the Malibu hills. The bash took place in a stunning, sun-drenched setting at the Wright Way Organic Resource Center (founded by sustainable architect Eric Lloyd Wright, who learned the trade from his famous grandfather) overlooking Santa Monica Bay. The eight-hour affair was produced by......read more

Farmers Market of the Future

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Visionary design unveiled for historic district of Toronto.

In Toronto, local architects recently won a design competition for a new farmers market building in the historic part of the city. The building is four stories tall with a roof covered in skylights and green vegetation. It utilizes a geothermal heating and cooling system, in addition to natural daylighting and ventilation. The structure will be built to the Toronto Green Standard, and shows that......read more

Toronto's Garbage-Powered Garbage Truck

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Canadian city unveils waste collection vehicle that feeds itself.

How's this for meta? The City of Toronto has launched the first of a fleet of waste collection trucks to be fueled by, well, collected waste. The garbage-eating truck will join Toronto's existing Green Fleet, created as part of a government effort to reduce the city's fuel consumption and protect air quality and health. The newly unveiled vehicle contains a Cummins Westport ISL G......read more

The Joy of Books

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Sean Ohlenkamp brings a bookstore to life after dark

E-readers are handy, but can a Kindle do this? At Type Books in Toronto, the books come to life after hours, dancing in choreographed stop-motion to spread a positive message about the printed word. "The Joy of Books," created by Toronto ad man Sean Ohlenkamp, his wife, Lisa Blonder Ohlenkamp, and 20 volunteers, has set the internet ablaze, with two million plus views to date. If,......read more

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