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Purity Ring, "Fineshrine"

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Weirdly beautiful video directed by Young Replicant

The wait is almost over for the release of Purity Ring's debut LP, Shrines, due out July 24th on legendary avant-pop label 4AD. In advance of the release, the Canadian duo just dropped this video for "Fineshrine," the best song we've heard off the album. Directed by Young Replicant, the video presents a scene involving an injured patient, a gorgeous girl, and some scissors, before descending into......read more

Ringer Bell by Spurcycle

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A San Francisco company launches the bike bell into the 21st century $35.00

If there was ever a bike accessory in desperate need of innovation, it is the bike bell, which is usually either oversized and clunky or undersized and dinky (and almost always cheaply made). San Francisco's Spurcycle is answering the call with the US-made Ringer Bell, a compact, precisely-crafted component that produces a powerful, crisp sound. Launched as a Kickstarter project on August 7th,......read more

Questioning the Purity of Organic Cotton

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H&M concedes that GM cotton could have slipped into its organic lines.

A battle is brewing over identifying clothing as being made of “organic” cotton when it contains strains of genetically modified cotton seed. Things got heated last week when the German edition of The Financial Times newspaper reported that clothing labeled as “organic cotton” and sold by major retailers contained genetically modified cotton from India. The expos caused a stir within the......read more

Food Tripping: The Curated Collection

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To celebrate the launch of Food Tripping, we put together a collection of on-the-road essentials for spring travels

Hibernation season is over. It's time to pack the bags and leave winter in your rear view mirror. To commemorate the launch of Food Tripping, our new app which guides you to good eats, we put together a small sampling of essential products for the road ahead. From sustainable sunglasses to off-grid power generators, you'll find all of your traveling must-haves here....read more

The Washingtonian: Adrian Grenier and Peter Glatzer Bring SHFT to Washington

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The cofounders of the environmental awareness and lifestyle site joined Senator Chris Dodd for an evening with the Motion Picture Association of America

After a visit to the White House to discuss environment and energy policy, SHFT's co-founders presented five SHFT short films at the MPAA with a reception hosted by MPAA CEO Senator Chris Dodd.  ...read more

CNN Money: SHFT's 2011 Webby Wins

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Pre-Webby ceremony interview for CNN - SHFT brings 'cool factor' of Entourage into the sustainable sector

CNN Money interviews Peter and Adrian on how SHFT is reframing the conversation about sustainability. They discuss the opportunity presented by taking the cool factor of Entourage and bringing that into the sustainable world through SHFT. CNN interiviwed he two founders right before they received their Webby awards for "Best Green Website"....read more

Bringing People Together For The Social Good

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SHFT @ SXSW By Peter Glatzer

Last week at SXSW I had the honor of moderating an evening hosted by my co-founder and partner at SHFT.COM, Adrian Grenier, on the topic of Social Good and Technology. I’ve spent the past six years producing and publishing creative content on and around issues pertaining to this theme. At SHFT, we use cultural subjects like film, music, food, policy, and design to inspire people to shift......read more

I’m not really against food coloring, but I’ll happily go the natural route when possible. There are so many amazing colors in food — so why not use them? There are some brands that are now selling natural food colorings, but I love to DIY. There are a few points to keep in mind if you want to try it yourself at home. 1. Choose the source of color Sources for natural......read more

ICE PACK By Guy Lawson

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The Bizarre Story Of An Accidental Pioneering Expedition

The twin-prop plane swung low, tilting its wings and heading north, only to circle back and swoop down over the men again. It was March 7, 1968, and the members of the Plaisted Polar Expedition looked up at the plane in bewilderment. They were trying to travel to the North Pole by snowmobile — in what they believed to be the first expedition to the North Pole carried out on motorized......read more

Bringing Back the Light

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Restoring the Life to Canada's Temperate Rainforests

This film explores the practice, the methods and the need for habitat restoration in British Columbia's temperate rainforests. There's a clear connection between healthy landscapes and healthy communities. This coast is one of the most beautiful places in the world, but decades of destructive logging, mining, and development practices have left vast expanses of our temperate rainforest in need of......read more

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