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Poler's Nicaraguan Surf Adventure

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Adventure brand ambassadors go shredding in Central America

Good looking adventure brand Poler Stuff turned up on our radar a few weeks ago, when the company sponsored a Portland screening of Corey Adams' weirdo skateboard flick, Machotaildrop. The PDX-based company offers tents, accessories and apparel for anyone who's "looking for something that looks good, is a good value and is all about having fun on road trips and in the outdoors." That would......read more

An Off-Grid Gem on Chile's Coast

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Clifftop home features sustainable strategies galore.

Claudia Schneider's weekend home sits on an 180-foot cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, 90 minutes from Santiago and many miles from the electrical grid. But a variety of sustainable strategies make the home's remoteness a non-issue. Dubbed the "Casa Cuatro," the house was designed by Foster Bernal Architects, who fitted it with solar panels, a wind turbine, and a......read more

B.C. or Bust

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Patagonia ambassadors take a road trip from Santa Barbara to Tofino

Here's the ultimate photo series to get you lusting after your next road adventure. With some help from Patagonia, surf comrades Trevor Gordon, Foster Huntington, and Jeremy Koreski packed up Huntington's 1987 4WD Vanagon in search of waves along the west coast, from Gordon's hometown of Santa Barbara, California to Koreski's hometown of Tofino, British Columbia. As with all the best road trips,......read more

Foster the People "Coming of Age"

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Nostalgic videos takes viewers on a journey through the trials and tribulations of high school

It's been three years since Foster the People crashed the charts with their surprise hit, "Pumped Up Kicks." Now the Los Angeles-based indie pop act is set to release their sophomore record, Supermodel, and have shared this official video for lead single "Coming of Age." Appropriately, the video depicts the experience of going through high school in America, taking a literal intpretation of the......read more

Gone Tomorrow

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Fall camping in California with Ian Durkin and Foster Huntington

It may be the holiday season but this short video has us pining for fair weather adventure. The clip was shot in October, when Van Life bro Foster Huntington met up with Ian Durkin in Los Angeles. From there they headed north in Huntington's camper and spent the next ten days in the California wilds--hiking, swimming, bombing dirt hills--to savor the last remnants of warm weather. Is it camping......read more

Honest Buildings: Social Media for Green Architecture

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Startup web platform looks to foster community and competition in green building

Making greener building choices just got a whole lot easier. Honest Buildings, which just launched in beta, is an online ecosystem for green real estate, a place where building owners, service providers, and occupants can exchange information, offerings, and needs. At the site, you can search an address in any of 5,570 cities, and get ratings on the building's walkability, energy use, and LEED......read more

Caitlin Foster: Drawings

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Back to the drawing board.

Caitlin Foster doesn't have to look far for creative inspiration. The SF-based artist draws on her everyday environment to create drawings that reveal a childlike playfulness and a deft artistic touch. In her words: "My work focuses on fine attention to small details, gestures, and patterns in everyday life. Referenced are patterns found in leaves, grass, palm trees, foam, tree stumps, etc.......read more

A Sustainable Oasis in the Arabian Desert

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Norman Foster's visionary city rises outside Abu Dhabi.

When esteemed architecture firm Foster + Partners first unveiled its plans for Masdar, “the world’s first zero-carbon city” on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, it was dismissed by many as gimmicky, a Disneyland-ish attempt at sustainable planning. Well, the first phase of the Masdar development is complete, and the design's technical brilliance is dispelling those early critiques. Blending......read more

Greenaid Fosters 21st Century Johnny Appleseeds

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Clever urban hack created by young L.A. duo encourages people to replant their neighborhoods.

If you live or work in a city, odds are, you passed a vacant lot or an ugly, barren strip of soil at some point today. Now imagine if that eyesore were transformed into a wild garden. But how? Greenaid, a project by two recent grads of Otis College of Art and Design in L.A., Kim Karlsrud and Daniel Phillips, and local urban planner David Fletcher, is a plan to distribute candy machines loaded......read more

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