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Jambox - Charity: Water Edition

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Wicked wireless hi-fi setup from Jawbone benefits one of our favorite nonprofits $200.00

For people who travel a lot, Jawbone's petite Jambox is the audio unit for you. Measuring a meager 10"L x 3.1"W x 3.6"H, the super-portable wireless hi-fi setup delivers a sound that defies its diminutive size. This jerry can yellow joint is a limited run edition that benefits the worthy cause of bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. With $50 of each......read more

Section 2 of NYC High Line Now Open

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New stretch of urban park opens just in time for summer

The second section of New York City's elevated urban park has officially opened to the public. Built on the disused elevated railroad running through Manhattan, the mile-long High Line is a marvelous example of reclaiming urban space for the greater (and greener) good of the city. The park and walkway, which was designed by James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, runs from......read more

West Coast Road Trippin' With Garrett Grove

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Acclaimed adventure photographer captures outdoor fun along Highway 101

Along with Route 66, U.S. Highway 101 is perhaps the most well-known road trip route in America. Oft-quoted in songs and movies, the 101 runs along the west coast between Tumwater, Washington in the north and Los Angeles in the south. Garrett Grove, a Washington state-based action sports photographer, deftly captures the romance and mystique of the route in his series Highway 101, from which we......read more

Nature, the Great Equalizer

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We may be broke, but we have our wilderness -- for now

With the U.S. economy experiencing its worst downturn since the Great Depression, these will go down as dark days in American history. But, argues Nicholas Kristof in an NYT op-ed this week, there is one thing we can feel good about: nature. Our national parks and forests don't contribute in GDP, but their value is immeasurable. But they need our help, now more than ever.......read more

Trekking in Nepal with Nicola Odemann

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Meditative photos of the Annapurna Circuit in the Himalayas

When you talk to well-traveled peeps about places they would like like to return to, Nepal inevitably comes up. The tiny Himalayan nation seems to enchant and amaze everyone who visits. Looking at these photos from 21-year-old German photographer Nicola Odemann, it's not hard to see why. Over three weeks in February and March, Nicola hiked the famed Annapurna Circuit in central Nepal. Her photos......read more

Endstar Roamer Daypack

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Daily laptop/book bag transitions into rough-and-ready hiking pack. $59.99

Endstar's versatile, water-resistant Roamer Daypack works as both a daily city bag and a backcountry hiking pack. The functional design, which incorporates recycled plastic beverage bottles, features a variety of specialized pockets and compartments to safely accommodate laptops, iPods, and other electronic devices. A Daisy chain on the front panel attaches to key chains, carabiners and other......read more

Hilary Hahn and Hauschka, "Bounce Bounce"

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Handmade tide pool rendered in stop-motion by animator Hayley Morris

Hand-crafted art meets natural history dioramas meets stop-motion animation in this amazing video assembled by Brooklyn-based animator Hayley Morris. Inspired by the found sounds contained on Silfra, the album from Grammy-winning American violinist Hilary Hahn and German modernist composer Hauschka, Morris applied a similar approach to her visuals for "Bounce Bounce." "I really wanted to capture......read more

US Makes Bid to Break Deadlock in Copenhagen Talks

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Hillary Clinton pledges US support for $100 billion finance deal with developing countries.

In a move to save the Copenhagen talks from collapse, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced earlier today that the United States is prepared to support a $100 billion financing plan to help developing countries protect themselves from the damaging effects of climate change. There is some hope that the announcement will give a last minute boost to the climate negotiations, which have......read more

Kim Holtermand: Greenhouse

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Danish photographer snaps eerie and ethereal pics of a greenhouse operation

Kim Holtermand's moody photos of architecture and landscapes all carry a heavy, dark emotional punch. That sort of makes sense, given that when Holtermand isn't shooting pics for commercial clients or personal projects, he works as a fingerprints expert in The Crime Scene Unit of The Danish National Police. These photos of greenhouses, taken from a 2010 gallery posted on Behance, feature......read more

Rap Quotes

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Street artist Jay Shells pays tribute to places mentioned in rap lyrics

New York street artist Jay Shells channels his love of hip hop with "Rap Quotes," in which he combines site-specific rap lyrics with homemade signage. The results are gathered in this clip produced by Animal NY. For the ongoing project, Shells creates official-looking street signs quoting famous rap lyrics that shout out specific street corners and locations. Shells went all city and posted over......read more

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