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Carry-On Chopsticks

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Batter up! Recycled baseball bat wood shaped into collapsible, self-storing chopsticks. $29.95

Japanese outdoor gear brand Snow Peak has been bringing smart design to the backcountry since 1958. Take, for example, Snow Peak's collapsible Carry-On Chopsticks, a must-have for roaming noodle lovers. Made from recycled baseball bat wood, the wooden ends screw into stainless steel handles that expand to chopsticks to eating length. After use, simple unscrew them and tuck them away in the canvas......read more

Greedy Boy

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Animated video by Kim Young Ha about a boy who can't stop himself from consuming.

Australian artist combines pen and paper, Photoshop, Flash and After Effects to create neatly rendered parable on the state of the planet today. ...read more

Chicago Preps for Climate Change

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The Windy City readies itself for a warmer future

With conservative skeptics in Congress thwarting national action on climate change, states and cities are making moves to address the issue.  The latest government to step up is the City of Chicago, whose Climate Action Plan acknowledges the reality of rising global temperatures — and readies the city for a warmer future.  In the first of a series of NYT articles on......read more

Miru Kim Gets Naked in the City: Photos

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Artist reveals all in nude self-portraits shot in abandoned urban areas.

For most of us, the thought of being without clothes in some dark, desolate corner of an abandoned factory is, quite literally, a nightmare. For Miru Kim, it's just another day at the office. In Naked City Spleen, the New York-based artist photographs herself standing stark naked in urban ruins such as abandoned tunnels, sewers, catacombs, factories, hospitals, and shipyards. The body of work......read more

Waste Plant to Power Itself with Beer and Pop

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Canadian project converts waste to clean energy.

What's with Canadians and turning trash to energy, eh? The latest ingenious idea is to convert waste soda and beer (because no self-respecting Canadian would throw good beer down the drain) into ethanol that will in turn be used to power a waste plant on the Atlantic seaboard. The pilot project is an initiative of New Brunswick Community College's Bio-energy and Bio-products Applied......read more

Urban Homesteading

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Self-sufficiency in the city.

Homesteading is broadly defined as a lifestyle of simple, agrarian self-sufficiency. The sustainable, back-to-the-land movement is gaining popularity in urban areas, where applicable rural homesteading elements are being applied to city living. In theory, most people are into the idea of producing everything needed for survival on one's own land. While this isn't realistic for most of......read more

Toronto's Garbage-Powered Garbage Truck

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Canadian city unveils waste collection vehicle that feeds itself.

How's this for meta? The City of Toronto has launched the first of a fleet of waste collection trucks to be fueled by, well, collected waste. The garbage-eating truck will join Toronto's existing Green Fleet, created as part of a government effort to reduce the city's fuel consumption and protect air quality and health. The newly unveiled vehicle contains a Cummins Westport ISL G......read more

Beer Making Kit

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Everything you need to brew up a mouth-watering storm of pale ales, porters or saisons. $40.00

This DIY brew kit is the brainchild of Erica Shea and Stephen Valand, two self-taught home-brewers who quit their jobs in advertising to dedicate themselves to beer. The Beer Making Kit provides you with all the tools and ingredients needed to brew up twelve delectable pale ales, porters, or saisons. When you're ready to make another batch, just grab a refill kit ($15) from Uncommon Goods. Now......read more

Cowgirl Collection

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Three organic soft-aged cheeses, one mouth-watering affair. $65.00

This collection of Cowgirl Creamery deliciousness includes three award-winning soft-aged cheeses, all made with organic milk. Included are the bold, triple-cream, washed-rind Red Hawk (10oz); the smooth and elegant Mt Tam (8oz); and Cowgirl's latest creation, the seasonal, sweet-and-spicy pepper encrusted Devil's Gulch (8oz) their elegant triple-cream. Okay, now we're hungry....read more

Clay Planters

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From Terrain $58.00

Made from durable fiberclay for water and frost-resistance, this sleek planter is lightweight, recyclable, and specially designed so plants can breath and flourish. - Fiberclay - Indoor or outdoor use - Drainage hole included - Imported Small: 11.5”H, 12”W, 12”L, 11”D Medium: 14.5”H, 15”W, 15”L, 14”D Large: 17”H, 18”W, 18”L,......read more

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