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Reclaimed Oak Tub Caddy

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Warning: May contribute to skin pruning $110.00

If you or someone you know loves having baths, this Tub Caddy from Philly-based Etsy seller Peg and Awl is the perfect tub accessory for you. Made of oak wood from an old, rural hardware store, the caddy spans the width of the tub, acting as a dry surface for a book, a glass of wine, an iPod, and, errmm, whatever else you fancy in the bath. For that added personal touch, the Tub Caddy can be......read more

Reclaimed Wood Spice Rack by Peg & Awl

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Just in time for the holidays, a spice rack for winter nog $60.00

Is there a better way to enjoy the holidays than sipping some homemade nog? There is not. This spice rack from Peg & Awl has everything you need to brew up a pot of the winter delight. The complete kit is made of reclaimed wood from old shipping crates, which holds three vials of ingredients: nutmeg, vanilla extract, and cinnamon sticks. It also comes with a recipe book. Grab a......read more

Waxed Canvas Tote by Peg and Awl

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A rugged, American-made carryall that looks better with age $220.00

We're not shy about sharing our love for Peg and Awl, the Philly-based husband-and-wife design team whose handmade goods are equal parts smart sustainability and quality craftsmanship. The pair have added another hit to their collection with this Waxed Canvas Tote, which is basically the ultimate unisex carryall. Here the classic waterproofing material is supplemented with vintage fabric......read more

Chalkboard Tablet & Stand by Peg & Awl

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A scrap of old steel mill wood, shaped into the perfect list-sized tablet $37.00

Here's another great gift idea from Philadelphia's Peg & Awl, designed to replace scrap post-its that pile up on desktops and fridges. The Chalkboard Tablet is made from reclaimed oak from an old steel mill in Philadelphia, along with leather from WWII spats. The board is beveled, painted with chalkboard paint and finished with natural tung oil. It comes complete with a 8" tall......read more

E-Waste in Ghana

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Eye-opening photo series by Andrew McConnell.

Photographer Andrew McConnell's illuminating E-WASTE series focuses on electronic waste from the US and Europe being unloaded on West African countries like Ghana, Nigeria, and Ivory Coast. Hundreds of tons of discarded electronics are shipped to this region every year. Here, McConnell captures the dumping ground of Agbogbloshie, a suburb of Accra, Ghana. (Via Notcot) ...read more

Andrew Bird, "Eyeoneye"

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Fuzzy felt animation explores the human universe

For those of you out there who can't stop wondering what Andrew Bird's innards look like, you can find your answer in animator Yu "Ewan" Morita's psychedelic video for "Eyeoneye," from Bird's latest album, Break It Yourself. What you'll discover is that inside the singer-songwriter's body there is a fantastic world with churning gears that pump the heart, levers that release music to the brain,......read more

Watch a Plasticine Animation About Population Explosion

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'Crowded' is a dystopian story of our jam-packed planet

With the global population at 7.2 billion and growing at a rate of almost 400,000 people a day (!), overpopulation is as timely a topic as ever. London-based artists Andrew Khosravani and Cristina Florit Gomila explore the issue in "Crowded," a stunner of a stop-motion animation created almost entirely in plasticene. Over a year in the works, the piece represents the pair's desire to explore the......read more

Cat Power, "I Found a Reason"

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Surf flick trailer features Chan Marshall covering Velvet Underground

Spotted this one the other day on Quality Peoples. It's the trailer for Glass Love, a 2006 surf movie directed by Andrew Kidman, featuring Cat Power doing her beautiful, plodding version of Velvet Underground's "I Found A Reason". Along with Cowboy Junkies' rendition of "Sweet Jane", it's surely one of the best VU covers of all time, and pairs perfectly with Kidman's mellow longboard......read more

Andrew Lyman: Fleeted Happenings

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Ghostly, double-exposed photographs depict people as faint memories

Fleeted Happenings is a collection of images by Andrew Lyman depicting light-lined silhouettes of people in dimly lit, natural landscapes. The series explores "the transcendence of memory through time in relation to space," says the Savannah, Georgia-based photographer. In the pictures, the people appear as translucent figures, barely visible but for the light that defines their shapes. The......read more

Down to Earth

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Stone Creek Camp by Andersson Wise Architects: A green-roofed getaway in the Montana wilderness.

Long before sustainable design hit the mainstream, Austin-based architects Andersson Wise earned a reputation for creating low footprint buildings that borrow design cues — and materials — from the sites on which they're built. Stone Creek Camp, a rustic wilderness retreat on the picturesque shores of Montana's Flathead Lake, is a case in point. The central building on the property,......read more

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