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Symbol Audio High Fi Tabletop Stereo

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From Our Friends At Environment Furniture $1,995.00

Every so often, we find an aspirational item for the SHFT shop. It might be a steep price, but its quality and provenance demands it. And hey, what's wrong with a little something to aspire to? As its name suggests the Tabletop HIFI delivers extremely rich hi-fidelity sound in a small footprint. The TT1 is able to delivery this level of audio quality using traditional speaker design not software......read more

The Climate Change Election

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The Supreme Court Underscores the High Stakes Of the Electio

Around the time that polls started closing in New Hampshire and Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders became the big political stories of the week, the Supreme Court issued a decision that raised the stakes of the presidential election and injected some uncertainty into one of the most significant developments in the global fight against climate change. On Tuesday night, the court ruled 5-4 to halt......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

Bill Callahan "Javelin Unlanding" Video

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Singer/songwriter plays the moon in clip for 'Dream River' highlight

The artist formerly known as Smog travels through the solar system in the strange animated video for "Javelin Unlanding," from last year's excellent Dream River LP. The clip, laden with analog effects, was directed by Hanly Banks and Chris Rusch, and stars the deadpan singer as the moon, an apparent homage to the 1902 silent film Le Voyage Dans La Lune. Watch above. Dream River is out now on......read more

Minipresso by Wacaco

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Highly portable, hand-powered espresso machine lets you brew delicious shots wherever you may be $39.00

Hong Kong company Wacaco recently unveiled the Minipresso, a hand-powered portable espresso machine promising high quality coffee, wherever you are. Measuring just under seven inches tall and weighing less than a pound, the Minipresso is highly convenient for travel and life on the go. Best of all, it doesn't require compressed air, N2O cartridges or electricity to operate. To use it, you......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

The Perennial Plate: One Minute in Mexico

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Holy tamale! Take a high-tempo tour of Mexican cuisine

Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine back at it again with another episode of our favorite food and travel series, the Perennial Plate. The new clip is a fast-paced, one-minute summary of two weeks in Mexico, and it doesn't disappoint. Covering ground from Mexico City to Hidalgo, Oaxaca to Chiapas, the traveling gourmands ate more more beans, bebidas and tamales than you can shake a stick at. A......read more

Bringing Solar Power To Remote Hospitals Is Saving Lives

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One startup working in Nepal learned that delivering high-quality health care often means having to innovate in unexpected ways--such as building new energy systems.

Founded by three Yale University Medical School students, Possible is a nonprofit health care company that runs medical facilities in remote Nepal. These include the 25-bed Bayalpata Hospital, in Anchham, a series of local clinics, and a small army of community health care workers. Part of its model revolves around importing Western standards of medicine and management, including modern......read more

Chris Cohen "Optimist High"

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Breezy backyard summer vibes from a Californian transplant in Vermont

Chris Cohen's solo debut Overgrown Path was one of the highlights of 2012, full of bucolic, lopsided pop songs he recorded by himself in a cabin in Vermont. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Cohen previously played with a number of high profile indie acts (Deerhoof, Haunted Grafitti, Cass McCombs) before moving east to write and record the album. In the breezy, melancholy "Optimist High,"......read more

Global Warming is Going to Be Financially Hard-Hitting

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Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Global Economy from Global Warming

More than a million homes and businesses along the nation’s coasts could flood repeatedly before ultimately being destroyed. Entire states in the Southeast and the Corn Belt may lose much of their agriculture as farming shifts northward in a warming world. Heat and humidity will probably grow so intense that spending time outside will become physically dangerous, throwing industries like......read more

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