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EVOL: Rural City

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German street artist creates miniature city subsumed by land

German street artist EVOL created thhis underground urban "X" in a field outside of Hamburg as part of the MS Dockville cultural festival. It took us more than a few looks to wrap our heads around the fact that these are stencils. Pretty amazing. It took him eight days to get it together. Check out a photo series of his process here.   The work is part of EVOL's......read more

Common Threads

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Patagonia's garment recycling program turns worn-out clothes into fresh new wear.

Patagonia has never been one to follow the pack when it comes to greening business operations. The Ventura, CA company’s Common Threads Garment Recycling program, which transforms unusable garments into new clothing, is a great example. Launched in 2005, Common Threads accepts worn out fleece (from any manufacturer), as well as Patagonia cotton T-shirts and some additional polyester and nylon......read more

Magical 35mm Travel Photos by Jess Gough

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London photog takes us on a trip through the woods

One of the reasons why travel photos can be so compelling is that the person shooting them is out of his or her comfort zone, eyes wide open to the new stuff that surrounds them. That's definitely the case with 22-year old, London-based photographer Jess Gough, who says the best opportunities for taking pictures come on the road, without the distraction of work obligations and a buzzing cell......read more

Cabin Time 2: Bogus Lake

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Roaming artist residency heads to the Minnesota backwoods

How cool does this project look? Billing itself as "a roaming artist residency to remote places," Cabin Time takes a bunch of artists off-grid to create work in the wilderness. For the second installment of the project, eighteen artists traveled to Bogus Lake near Grand Marais, Minnesota, a stones throw from the Canadian border. With the lake right there and the Superior National Forest......read more

Audubon Bird Call

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Tweet tweet! Attract your favorite feathered friends with this classic whistle $9.00

If birdwatching is for old people, well then color us old, because we find ourselves getting more and more fascinated about spotting feathered friends outside. The simple, classic Audubon Bird Call is the ideal tool to help further our interest. Invented by Roger Eddy in 1947, the design hasn't changed in the 65 years since. Made from cast zinc and birch wood in Rhode Island, the bird call......read more

Darwin Rucksack by Endstar

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Versatile weekend trekking bag constructed in part from recycled plastic bottles $230.00

The NYC-based outdoor gear maestros at Endstar hit another product design bullseye with the Darwin Rucksack, a versatile 60-litre pack that's perfect for a weekend trek to the wilderness. With ample storage space in the main compartment, the Darwin also features an expansion harness and smaller storage compartments for quick-access items. And like all Endstar products, the Darwin is manufactured......read more

In the Great Outdoors with Andy Grellmann

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These gorgeous film images will inspire you to get outside

Vancouver's Old Faithful Shop is one of our favorite indie retailers and also happens to have a damn good blog. That's where we recently got hip to the work of Pacific Northwestern photographer Andy Grellmann, whose film images of idylllic scenes have us yearning for our next outdoor adventure. Like all great photography, Grellman's images from the lakes and forests of the Coast Mountains carry......read more

Field Bed by Scout Seattle

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Organic denim and Japanese chambray combine in one wonderfully nostalgic camping bed $487.00

Upstart outdoors brand Scout Seattle brings style and beauty to the generally performance-oriented camping gear market. The Field Bed is a nice example of the company's approach. Harkening sleeping bags of yore, the Field Bed features an exterior made of organic selvedge denim, a comfy interior made of Japanese chambray, and Climashield APEX insulation in between. When rolled, a handsome leather......read more

By the Lake, Tasmania

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A beautiful video portrait of a quiet, simple existence in Tasmania

Australian creative house Betty Wants In blew our minds a while back with  Experience Zero Gravity, a super slow-mo, adrenalin-fueled look at crazy fools basejumping off of cliffs. Now the team has blessed us with a new clip, this time from the opposite end of the vibe spectrum. By the Lake, Tasmania is a lovely portrait of a man named Phipps, who lives the simple life on a lake in central......read more

Huba Mountain Shelter

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This compact alpine hut is completely self-sufficient

A pair of industrial designers have dreamed up an alpine hut that can be airdropped into remote mountain zones to provide adventurers with a high-tech, self-sufficient home away from home. The “Huba, a design concept by Malgorzata Blachnicka and Michal Holcer, is designed for high-elevation places (3,280 feet above sea level and higher), where wind speeds can reach 100 feet per second.......read more

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